‘Polo Girls’ Ride After Sponsors, Scholarships

A year-old group of women is championing the sport of polo and chasing down money for scholarships for female college athletes interested in the “sport of kings.” Annual costs for participating can run into tens of thousands, making it an expensive pursuit for women who don’t often get the chance to play pro.

Papua New Guinea Apologizes for CEDAW Record

Papua New Guinea came to New York in July to face a U.N. inspection of its recent record on women’s rights. A critical panel highlighted murders of women accused of sorcery and witchcraft and the chair of the delegation apologized for the country’s poor record.