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Should Prostitution Be a Crime?

Last November, Meg Muñoz went to Los Angeles to speak at the annual West Coast conference of Amnesty International. She was nervous. Three months earlier, at a meeting attended by about 500 delegates from 80 countries, Amnesty voted to adopt a proposal in favor of the “full decriminalization of …

Human Rights

The most evocative photo stories of the month

Good photography has always felt tangible – like you could reach through your screen and right into the lives of those in the frame. It feels fitting then that this month’s collaboration with <i>Fotografia magazine</i> – an online platform dedicated to showcasing the work of new and established …

Around 50% of Americans Have Donald Trump-like Views on Foreign Policy and Trade, Poll Shows

Nearly 60% of Americans want the United States to deal with its own problems and leave other countries to deal with their own issues, according to a …

Donald Trump

Heartbreaking Photos of People Displaced by Mexico's Drug Violence

For years, Fernando Brito has been documenting crime and its consequences in his home state of Sinaloa.<p>In the mountainous region of the Sierra Madre in Sinaloa, Mexico, countless people have fled their homes in the wake of the ongoing violence of the drug industry. The area's lush terrain and ideal …

Mexico

Morgan Freeman Explains How God Can Be Real And An Invention

Morgan Freeman has played God on the big screen, but in real life he sees the Almighty as an invention of the human mind.<p>It might seem curious, then, for the 78-year-old actor to star in a National Geographic Channel show all about God and religion. But "The Story of God with Morgan Freeman," which …

The Two Personality Traits Millennials Need To Sell Themselves In Any Industry

Someone once told me that he’s “the kind of guy” who washes his hands with hot water right before meetings to deliver a warm handshake.<p>A self-proclaimed salesman, he was the embodiment of extraversion. I admired him because I feel uncomfortable promoting myself and prefer self-deprecation. But, …

Personality

Ten Bodybuilding Practices That Can Help Anyone Get Shredded

Training Articles<p>Ten Bodybuilding Practices That Can Help Anyone Get Shredded<p>Physique training is more popular than ever. At the same time, …

Get bigger boobs without going under the knife (really)

If you’ve ever dreamed of having bigger, perkier boobs but don’t fancy going under the knife, this could be the answer.<p>Trainer Nikki DiSanto insists …

Girl Up: Everyday Sexism Founder Laura Bates Has Written A ‘Survival Guide’ For Young Women

'No one was giving girls basic information about their rights.'<p>Four years ago Laura Bates founded the Everyday Sexism project to raise awareness of …

Feminism

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert signs resolution calling porn a 'health hazard'

<b>(CNN) —</b> A state with a national reputation for wholesomeness is taking aim at a medium with quite a different reputation: the pornography industry.<p>Utah Gov. Gary R. Herbert signed two pieces of legislation on Tuesday that aim to combat what's called "a sexually toxic environment" caused by …

Harvard Business School

Meet Trump's maxed-out donors, believers in the cause

WASHINGTON (AP) — Letantia Bussell, a Beverly Hills dermatologist, says she appreciates Donald Trump's "unique personality." Peter Zieve, an engineer in Washington, loves Trump because "the guy's a person, not a robot." Daniel Arias, an El Salvadoran immigrant in Florida, is positive Trump will put …

Donald Trump

How to Create Your Own Full-Body Workout Plan

Walk into the gym, head to the dumbbells or gym machines, do the same few moves you've been doing for a while, and then call it a day. Sound …

How Low Should You Squat?

You probably can't squat better than a baby. It might sound funny, but when you look at technique, it's true. If you have a child, watch how easily …

Workouts

The workout to burn off your belly fat

"You can rip out ab exercises all day long in the gym, but without the right combination of high-intensity fat-burning cardio along with specific …

The Only 8 Moves Necessary to Stay Fit and Gain Muscle

How many exercises do your workouts include? No doubt, we need to hit muscles from different angles in order to stimulate them as much as possible …

Workouts

The RIGHT Way to Do Squats

Fix your form and score killer legs.<p>Jenn Pena<p><i>Check out Women's Health's FitGIF Friday every week for fun and challenging new moves to make your sweat sesh really count. Here's this week's exercise:</i><p><b>Squats:</b> If you're looking to strengthen just about every muscle in your lower body, this move is your …

What to Eat Before and After a Workout

Chris Gallo<p>Before: Whole Wheat Toast with Sliced Banana and Cinnamon<p>When it comes to gearing up for workout, carbs are your gym BFF. The key is to …

Donation of surplus peanuts from US dismays Haiti farmers

MIREBALAIS, Haiti (AP) — The barefoot farmer oversees three teenage workers as they attack weeds with spades in a sunbaked field of peanut plants, a vital cash crop often grown on Haiti's marginal farmland.<p>If he's lucky, Francois Merilus will reap a meager harvest amid a lengthy drought that has …

Agriculture

How This Entrepreneur Built A Profitable Business Empowering Ugandan Women

In Uganda, where many women earn as little as $3 per month, a new generation of agri-entrepreneurs are lifting themselves out of poverty. They are doing so with the support of KadAfrica, a social business that grants out-of-school girls with a small plot of land, passionfruit vines, and a …

Entrepreneurship

This Is What It Takes To Inspire Your Employees

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i></i> …

Team Building

7 Problems Every Couple Inevitably Faces, According To Therapists

When a relationship is brand new, loving your partner comes easy. You're still hyper curious about each other and growing as a couple every day. But eventually, you're bound to encounter some roadblocks that will test your love.<p>Below, marriage therapists share seven major challenges every couple …

Columbia University

A Federal Court Is Allowing 21 Children To Sue The Government Over Climate Change

In an unprecedented case, kids are turning to the courts to protect their future.<p>Since the U.S. hasn’t been able to cut carbon emissions enough to rein in climate change–even President Obama’s Clean Power Plan, which would only partially help, is stuck in legal limbo–a group of children is suing …

This Teacher Was Fired for Twerking While on Vacation in Mexico

What happens in Cabo apparently doesn’t stay in Cabo. That's what one elementary school teacher learned when she was fired after a video of her twerking at a bar & beach club while on vaca in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico went viral.<p>The 24-year-old <i>maestra</i>, who is being identified only as "Carla," claims …

Mexico

Opinion: The idea of the ‘gender pay gap’ is mostly bogus

Can everyone please stop talking complete nonsense about the “gender pay gap”?<p>The recent “Equal Pay Day” has produced, once again, the tedious and …

Gender

11 Healthy Lunch Wraps That Put Sandwiches to Shame

There's a lot to love about a good old lunch wrap: They're easy to make, super portable, and bursting with flavor in every bite. Check out some …

Healthy Eating

You Lose Consciousness Every Minute of Every Day Suggests New Study

The world surrounding you right now appears to be fully realized, perceived by you in a continuous stream of information. But a new study suggests …

Consciousness

5 Strength Moves You Need to Do If You Want to Lose Weight | Women's Health

But while bicep curls are nice and all, they're probably not the best choice if you're looking to burn loads of calories, says Perkins. After all, the more muscle fibers you enage, the harder your body has to work—and the more metabolism-revving strength you’ll build.<p>Here, Perkins ranks her five …

Beyond Oatmeal: Everything You Can Do With Oats

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>For years, I always kept a container of oats around the house, tucked into the back of my pantry for chilly-morning breakfasts and the occasional batch of cookies. But more often than not, I'd wind up tossing the …

Breakfast