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Catch Singer/ Songwriter/Musician Eliza Spear + Her New Single at The MINT!

When you hear about a new musician, singer or songwriter, it’s often that the person in question is all three things: singer/songwriter/musician- because that’s the nature of the music business. Often there multi-faceted elements of music or other skills like acting or writing are part of living with parents or other family members who are […]
Tags: Videos, Twitter, Music, Featured, Style, Entertainment, Women, Lifestyle, Strategy, Social Media, Seo, Art and design, Innovation, Singer, Expert, Focus

How financial literacy impacts youth prostitution, AIDS, and women’s survival

Around the world, girls are in positions of extreme vulnerability and risk. How can we increase the survival and empowerment of girls and women who have no education, who are married off as children, forced into prostitution, and who live in regions where AIDS/HIV is common?One proven strategy is financial literacy programs, from as early as age six. It is the bedrock of change. When girls understand finance, savings, and how to think assess opportunity and risk, it is proven to impact seemingly...
Tags: Asia, Money, Children, Sex, Finance, Africa, Women, Economics, Poverty, Vulnerability, Innovation, Bruce, Sexual Violence, Judith Bruce Invest

Mother and two boys suffocate in Nepal's latest 'period hut' tragedy

Practice of banishing women to small outbuildings during periods claims further victims despite country declaring practice illegal A woman and her two sons have suffocated to death in a windowless shed to which was banished in the latest tragedy linked to the illegal practice of chhaupadi, whereby women in Nepal are forced to sleep in “period huts”.Police said Amba Bohara, 35, had spent four days in the cowshed with her sons Ramit, nine, and Suresh, 12, when her father-in-law discovered their bo...
Tags: Gender, Women, Life and style, Society, World news, South and Central Asia, Nepal, Global development, Menstruation, Suresh, Amba Bohara

Post-#MeToo have the likes of Kevin Hart and Aziz Ansari learned from their mistakes?

Can we expect a new era of equality? Not if the first public utterances by some of the early offenders are anything to go byNew year, new start! After all the exciting social upheavals last year such as #MeToo, it’s all change now, right? Diana, by emailOh, Diana. Your optimism is beautiful, shining like a beacon in the apocalyptic wasteland of cynicism in which we now find ourselves. Sadly, snuff it out I must. It was all terribly exciting this time last year, as we watched powerful people bein...
Tags: Fashion, Celebrity, Women, Life and style, World news, Diana, Kevin Hart, Aziz Ansari, Sexual Harassment, Brett, Louis CK, Kavanaugh, MeToo Movement, Christine Blasey Ford

Keeping up with the Kardashians means paying other women to have your babies | Catherine Bennett

If a group of men have their say Britain could soon have its own lucrative surrogate industryBehold the handmaid (#2) of the Kardashians. Or at least, that of Kim, the celebrity, and Kanye, artist and Trump loyalist. The couple have just announced the commissioning of their fourth child, using the womb of a gestational carrier who will, since this is the US, be paid for the rental.In details shared after their previous carrier delivered, last year, Kim Kardashian explained to her millions of fan...
Tags: Kim Kardashian, Women, Pregnancy, US, Life and style, UK News, Britain, Elton John, Kardashians, Parents and parenting, Kardashian, Kim, Surrogacy, Kanye, Kim Kardashian West, Trump

Schoolgirls in Kenya to face compulsory tests for pregnancy and FGM

Girls in Narok County will be made to reveal identities of babies’ fathers and tell police about female genital mutilation Plans to subject schoolgirls in Kenya to mandatory tests for female genital mutilation and pregnancy are a violation of victims’ privacy, campaigners have warned.All girls returning to school this week in Narok, Kenya, will be examined at local health facilities as part of a countywide crackdown. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Africa, Women, Life and style, Society, World news, Health & wellbeing, Global development, Kenya, Fgm, Global Education, Narok County, Female genital mutilation (FGM, Narok Kenya

24 Hour Fitness’® Float for Tournament of Roses® Symbolizes the Heart, Soul, Sweat + Passion of Spartan Competitors + Everyday Athletes !

The “Tuned for Any Challenge” Themed Float is Designed to Inspire Everyone to Tune Up Mentally and Physically to Achieve Their Personal Results that Inspire Confidence and Pride!   24 Hour Fitness’ 2019 Tournament of Roses float, “Tuned for Any Challenge” celebrates both the Spartan athlete — represented by a larger than life figure tuning […]
Tags: Featured, Television, Celebrity, California, Women, Lifestyle, Holiday, Entrepreneurs, Strategy, Social Media, Seo, Going Green, Marketing Strategy, Art and design, Viral, Innovation

Shaykh Power © – Righteous Leaders, Superheroes, Shallow Celebrities or Hungry Wolves?

“With great power, comes great responsibility.” -Uncle Ben. Clergy -or shayukh-  in Muslim communities hold sacred power in that their positions symbolize a representation of character and religious authority in their community. The role of a shaykh is complex in that community members can turn to their him for financial advice, marital counseling, matchmaking, conflict resolution, religious classes, youth engagement, and pretty much anything else a community needs. You name it and a shaykh is a...
Tags: Leadership, Sex, Relationships, Religion, Women, Society, Islam, Men, Sexual Abuse, Manners, Prophet, Muslims, Shuyukh, Featured Home, Featured Society, Family and Community

A new start: Judy Murray on the 'baby Buddhist' who cured her terror of public speaking

The tennis coach had always found conferences intimidating – until a workshop on women in sport inspired her to step outside her comfort zoneDuring the 2012 Olympics in London, I went along to a female coaching workshop in London. I had just started as the captain of Great Britain’s Fed Cup team and I took a few colleagues with me. It was the first time I had been at a coaching event that was dedicated to women’s sport and women in sport.Sport is such a male-dominated world that every workshop, ...
Tags: Gender, London, Women, Sport, Life and style, Work & careers, Judy Murray, Great Britain, Fed

Kick off 2019 with These TastyHemp Mocktails Courtesy of Papa & Barkley’s Essentials, Day 6 of 12 Drinks of Xmas!

Dry January is almost upon us, but detoxing from an indulgent holiday season doesn’t have to be boring – particularly if you are sipping hemp- infused cocktails.  Wait!! I know you are thinking   ” Is she crazy?”  I might be crazy but when it comes to tasty beverages (note I did not say cocktails), I […]
Tags: Featured, Women, Lifestyle, Holiday, Entrepreneurs, Strategy, Social Media, Seo, Going Green, Beverages, Innovation, Yummy, Tips, Recipes, Men, Cocktails

Kick off 2019 with These Tasty Hemp Mocktails Courtesy of Papa & Barkley’s Essentials, Day 6, 12 Drinks of Xmas!

Dry January is almost upon us, but detoxing from an indulgent holiday season doesn’t have to be boring – particularly if you are sipping hemp-infused cocktails.  Wait!! I know you are thinking   “Is she crazy?”  I might be crazy, but when it comes to tasty beverages (note I did not say cocktails), I am game […]
Tags: Featured, Women, Lifestyle, Holiday, Entrepreneurs, Strategy, Social Media, Seo, Going Green, Beverages, Innovation, Yummy, Tips, Recipes, Men, Cocktails

'I'm here to work, not for sex': battling violence against women in Rwanda | Sophie Cousins

A culture of victim-blaming and high levels of sexual and physical abuse are being tackled with tough laws as well as dedicated centres to help survivorsDressed in a red and green dress, Elise* sits clutching her friend’s hand as she recounts her story to a social worker at the Isange One-Stop Centre.Signs such as “Break the silence when you see gender-based violence” and “I’m here to work, not for sex” adorn the small centre, which is situated next to the bustling maternity ward inside Kacyiru ...
Tags: Gender, Law, Africa, Women, Life and style, Society, World news, Global development, Elise, Rwanda, Kigali, Kacyiru, Sexual Violence, Sophie Cousins, Rape and sexual assault

Women — not men — are more willing to punish 'sexually-accessible' women, researchers find

It's commonly thought that the suppression of female sexuality is perpetuated by either men or women.In a new study, researchers used economics games to observe how both genders treat sexually-available women.The results suggests that both sexes punish female promiscuity, though for different reasons and different levels of intensity. None Researchers from the University of Warwick recently sought to answer the following questions: "Who's suppressing female sexuality — and why?" They started by ...
Tags: Gender, Sex, Women, Innovation, University of Warwick, Evolutionary Psychology, Warwick, Tracy Vaillancourt, New York Times Accordingly, Naomi K Muggleton Sarah R Tarran, Corey L Fincher

Festive fun in a Brazilian prison – in pictures

Female inmates at Nelson Hungria prison in Rio de Janeiro have been getting in the festive spirit as they prepare to spend Christmas away from their families Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, Women, Americas, Life and style, World news, Culture, News photography, Art and design, Brazil, Rio De Janeiro, Nelson Hungria

Girl, 10, dies after female genital mutilation in Sierra Leone

Renewed calls for country to end practice after girl bleeds to death following mass initiation into secret societyA 10-year-old girl has died after undergoing female genital mutilation during a mass initiation into a secret society in Sierra Leone.The girl, one of 68 involved in the rite, bled to death on Tuesday following complications from the FGM procedure. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Africa, Women, Life and style, Society, World news, Sierra Leone, Health & wellbeing, Global development, Fgm, Female genital mutilation (FGM

Three Olives Vodka Partners with Cameo for Celebrity “Shout-Out” Holiday Hotline!

Just in time for holiday potlucks and parties, Three Olives® Vodka has teamed up with hot celebrity shout-out service, Cameo, to put a playful, innovative twist on the classic holiday hotline – no phones needed. Instead of doling out the average cooking or baking tips, the collaboration connects fans with the cult-status stars they’re obsessing […]
Tags: Videos, Featured, Celebrity, Women, Lifestyle, Holiday, Events, Entrepreneurs, Seo, Marketing Strategy, Fun, Gifts, Art and design, Viral, Innovation, Recipes

11 Esther Perel quotes that set the record straight on love and sex

The idea of the "one" sets us up for unrealistic expectations. Communication relies on honest conversation and plenty of listening.Change yourself, Perel writes, don't try to change your partner. None I discovered Belgian psychotherapist Esther Perel when she was featured in the NY Times in 2014. Only then did I backtrack and read her 2006 bestseller, Mating in Captivity. The book resonated at time when I was just meeting the woman who would become my wife. Perel's frankness was a refreshing br...
Tags: Sex, Relationships, Love, Women, Trust, Social Media, Communication, Innovation, Men, Elle, New Yorker, Captivity, Cooperation, Derek, Ny Times, Esther perel

209 female MPs by 209 female photographers – in pictures

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first election in which some women and all men could vote, 209 female photographers have taken portraits of the 209 women MPs in the UK parliament. The exhibition, 209 Women, opens at Portcullis House on Friday. We look at a selection of the portraits Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, Gender, Politics, UK, Women, Life and style, UK News, Feminism, Art and design, House Of Commons, Women in politics, Portcullis House

Musulmamis: Parenting while Latina and Muslim

For new Muslims nothing can be more daunting than dealing with family members’ reactions to the decision of converting to Islam. Parents, siblings, and other relatives can either shun their newly-Muslim family member, ask very tough questions, make hurtful comments regarding their faith, or even give them ultimatums in order to pressure them to abandon their choice to embrace Islam. While some of these initial reactions and resistance may be well-intentioned, they are no less hurtful. The first ...
Tags: New York, Parenting, Life, Relationships, Religion, Women, Chicago, Islam, Muslim, Newark, Motherhood, Muslims, Puerto Rico, Hispanic, Inner City, Manhattan New York

Smart dress groped 157 times in under 4 hours

Schweppes commissioned research into how often women are touched by strangers A sensor-equipped dress designed by Ogilvy captured the party experience of three women The experiment confirms for men what women have known all along None Women around the world have long reported that men, strangers included, touch them all the time without permission, much less an invitation. Even when asked not to. It's a particularly invasive form of objectification. Isn't everyone supposed to be entitled to pe...
Tags: Privacy, Sex, Women, Vulnerability, Innovation, Brazil, Gender Equality, Inequality, Ogilvy, Ogilvy Brazil, Sexual Violence, Dress for Respect Hidden, Dress for Respect

Alek Wek: ‘See this? This is all woman. I know what I’m doing’

After 20 years at the forefront of fashion, trail-blazing model Alek Wek talks about her first film role, diversity in the industry and why she prefers dating younger menAfter more than two decades on the front line of the fashion industry, and at an age at which most models might previously have been regarded as reaching (or even having passed) a suitably graceful moment to retire, 41-year-old Alek Wek is finally hitting her stride. “The party’s just getting started,” she tells me, flashing her...
Tags: Fashion, Women, Life and style, Ukraine, Alek Wek, UK Elle Paper Dazed

How sexual fantasies affect your relationship

There are two main types of sexual fantasies. One of them is more harmful to the a relationship or marriage than the other (by a lot). Sexually fantasizing about somebody else, though, neither hurts a relationship nor helps it; instead, it has the same mental impact as random daydreaming. None The beginning of a relationship is exciting. You get to learn more about a beautiful person who wants to learn more about you at the same time. You both get the opportunity to make an increasingly deep co...
Tags: Health, Marriage, Sex, Women, Innovation, Men, Morality, Gurit Birnbaum

'No world to leave our children’: progress on women's rights still lags, shows study

Researchers find efforts to curb early marriage are failing while laws in many countries allow men to hold swayProgress on women’s rights has been far slower than expected across the world as a report shows underage marriage rates have barely come down this decade, while dozens of nations still legally prioritise men.Forty-one countries recognise only a man to be the head of the household; 27 countries still require that women obey their husbands by law; and 24 countries require women to have th...
Tags: Gender, Women, Life and style, UK News, World news, Global development, Child marriage

Miss Talavera Bruce prison beauty pageant – in pictures

Brazilian authorities say they organise the pageant to help the prisoners with their self-esteem and promote integration. Hairdressers and makeup artists volunteer their time to prepare the contestants, who are judged on beauty, appeal and attitude Continue reading...
Tags: Fashion, Women, Americas, Life and style, World news, Brazil, Talavera Bruce

7 ways to flirt that are backed by science

Flirting is an important part of life. It can be a fun, adventurous way to meet others and develop intimate relationships.Many people find flirting to be an anxiety-ridden experience, but science can help us discover principles to be more relaxed while flirting.Smiling and eye contact are proven winners, while pick-up lines are a flirty fallacy. None Flirting is a universal part of human life. As social animals, we require a natural way to express sexual interest in others and promote ourselves ...
Tags: Sex, Relationships, Love, Women, Communication, Brain, Innovation, Men, Body Language, Smith, Don, Joseph, Michigan State University, Ella Wheeler Wilcox, Clark University, Schulz

Tarot with TruthinHand! 11/26-12/2: Life’s Love Story

If your mind still reels from the Full Moon Thanksgiving, you aren’t alone. Reports are flowing in and this was an emotional get-together for many. Old stories and struggles could take a slightly removed back seat to the sheer happiness of being in community. Pets were affectionate, friends supportive, family on the tame side. Is […]
Tags: Featured, Women, Lifestyle, Strategy, Social Media, Seo, Life Lessons, Tips, Insight, Men, Guidance, Expert, Direction, Focus, Web 2.0, Commentary

Rare cancer linked to breast implant used by millions of women

Figures suggest at least 615 cases worldwide of lymphoma related to textured implantsA type of breast implant used by millions of women around the world is under scrutiny after French surgeons were advised to stop using it because of a potential link with a rare kind of cancer.Textured breast implants have been linked with anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL), which forms in the scar capsule around the implant and normally begins with pain and swelling in the breast. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Business, Breast Cancer, Women, Life and style, Society, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Healthcare Industry

Sapphic sensation: the rise of the lesbian story on and off screen

Creation and authentic depiction of same-sex relationships on film and TV goes mainstreamThe latest TV show to make waves online and ripples around office water coolers, Julia Davis’s Sally4Ever, features an explicit lesbian sex scene in its opening episode. In Killing Eve, Jodie Comer, playing a contract killer, tells Sandra Oh, a UK intelligence officer: “I masturbate about you a lot.”And there is more more same-sex screen time around the corner. Disobedience, in cinemas at the end of the mont...
Tags: Orange Is The New Black, UK, Television, Keira Knightley, Film, Virginia, Women, Life and style, Society, Culture, Television & radio, LGBT rights, Julia Davis, Emma Stone, Olivia Colman, Rachel Mcadams

South Korean women destroy makeup (and smash the patriarchy) – video

Beauty standards in South Korea can be so oppressive that women are criticised for wearing glasses on TV and one in three young women have had plastic surgery. But a new movement is trying to change this – one destroyed lipstick at a time Continue reading...
Tags: South Korea, Women, World news, Beauty

Starvation diets, obsessive training and no plus-size models: Victoria’s Secret sells a dangerous fantasy

The brand’s annual show is a worldwide TV event, but former Angels are starting to reveal the uncomfortable truth about the lingerie giant A woman stands on stage and cries. In the auditorium, another woman’s partner gives a standing ovation, his hand on his heart. One mother gushes that she is “so proud” of her daughter. Another goes further: “So much admiration for all your hard work and dedication to being the best version of yourself and making your dreams come true.”We are told that these w...
Tags: Health, Fashion, Women, Life and style, Society, Body Image, Health & wellbeing, Models, Victoria, Lingerie

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