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2013-05-11 23:03:49

A Women´s Wisdom Weekend, sponsored by the Women´s Institute at Maharishi University of Management, and Wise Women Lead, an M.U.M. student club, takes place this Mother's Day Weekend at Dalby Hall in the Argiro Student Center. MUMTV will webcast live Saturday afternoon's discussion of what it means to be a leader as a woman in the world. Fairfield, Iowa (PRWEB) May 11, 2013 A Women´s Wisdom Weekend, sponsored by the Women´s Institute at Maharishi University of...

2011-05-02 06:00:00

BRIGHTON, Mich., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- May is designated as national Older Americans Month to encourage support for America's seniors. However, the challenges of aging are more pronounced for women. Compared with men, older women (age 65 and over) are more likely to be widowed or living alone, spend more years requiring long term care services and are more likely to live in poverty. "We are proud to be working in partnership with the Women's Institute for a Secure Retirement...

2009-09-04 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nurses appear to be taking far better care of their patients than they are their financial futures, according to a survey released today by the Center for American Nurses and the Women's Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER). The Nurse Investor Education Survey reveals that nurses may be saving for retirement, but few are planning and investing to meet retirement needs. In fact, most nurses say they do not know what those needs will be....

2008-08-06 00:00:38

By JENNA RICHARDS Members of South Devon's Women's Institute branches have supported calls to legalise brothels. The women spoke out after a Channel Four documentary showed the Hampshire County Federation of Women's Institutes calling for prostitution to be legalised. The licensing of brothels was the subject of its motion for debate at the autumn meeting last year of the WI's Hampshire Federation, which has 6,000 members. The motion received almost unanimous backing. Now South Devon...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.