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Players hope World Cup successes turn into greater support

LYON, France (AP) — As the U.S. players celebrated their Women's World Cup title by dancing on the field, a chant rose from the crowd in Lyon: "Equal pay! Equal pay!" It was a fittin...

Argentinian women eye more at World Cup after equality fight

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Exhausted players lie scattered on a field at Argentina's national team training complex on the outskirts of Buenos Aires after a double dose of training, including an e...

Argentina announces professionalization of women's soccer

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's soccer association has announced that the national women's league will now be granted professional status. The association said Saturday th...

Colombian women's soccer league to keep professional status

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Women's soccer has been handed a major boost in Colombia as officials reverted plans to cancel the local professional league. Colombia's professional football...

Former Taiwan National Women’s League leader faces probe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ill-Gotten Party Assets Settlement Committee (黨產會) on Friday took its accusations of tampering with evidence against former National Women’s League (NWL, 婦聯會) Ch...

Taiwan National Women's League pressed to give up all assets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After hardliners outvoted proponents of a Memorandum of Understanding with the government, the National Women's League (婦聯會) could face a worst-case scenario where it ...

Editorial: Taiwan National Women’s League chooses path of self-destruction

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Transitional justice is one of the major themes of President Tsai Ing-wen’s administration. What that means in practice, has been on show recently in the shape of the ...

Taiwan National Women's League votes against agreement with government

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - After six months of negotiations, a Taiwanese women's organization believed to have amassed assets due to its close historical links with the Kuomintang voted on Thursday no...

Taiwan National Women’s League to donate assets to government

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National Women’s League (婦聯會) signed an agreement with the government Friday to donate 90 percent of its assets to the treasury while accepting a third of its fo...

Ex-legislator to take helm of National Women's League

Former Legislator Joanna Lei (雷倩) will take the helm as chairwoman of the National Women's League (NWL) following a standing committee decision reached Sunday, according to the league's lawyer...

Taiwan Interior Ministry sacks National Women’s League leadership

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Interior (MOI) announced Friday it was removing the leadership of the National Women’s League (婦聯會) from office after the organization refused to sig...

Minister of Interior threatens to dissolve National Women’s League

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taiwan’s Minister of Interior Yeh Jiunn-rong (葉俊榮) threatened to disband the National Women’s League of the Republic of China (NWL) for failing to provide detail...

Ill-gotten political party assets bill passes

The Legislature voted 72-31 Monday evening to approve the ruling Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) version of the name of a statute aimed at handling the ill-gotten political party assets. The b...

Over 76% of people see transitional justice unfulfilled: poll

Taipei, March 2 (CNA) More than 76 percent of people recently polled said that transitional justice has not been fully carried out in Taiwan, according to a survey published by Win Win Weekly Wednesd...