Lisa Kay Crossland

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Breastfeeding for 2 months cuts baby’s SIDs risk almost in half, study says

Moms who breastfeed for just two months reduce their baby's risk of sudden infant death syndrome by nearly half, according to a new study.<p>The study, published in <i>Pediatrics</i>, looked at eight international studies with breastfeeding data examining more than 2,200 SIDs cases and over 6,800 cases of …

Report reveals gender pay gap at RTÉ is below national average

A report on pay rates at RTÉ has found there is an average 4% pay gap in the organisation.<p>The report by Kieran Mulvey shows the gender pay gap at the …

Gender

Gender equality not just a necessity for creatives, but vital for a better society says Tinderflint founder

Amid the tidal wave of sexual assault and harassment allegations made by women against powerful men like Harvey Weinstein, it is more important to …

Beauty Pageant Contestants Give Out Violence Against Women Facts As Their Measurements

Miss Peru contestants used their time at the mic to educate the audience about violence against women<p>Even if you claim to hate beauty pageants and …

Domestic Violence

Why Do Powerful Men Risk Everything to Harass and Abuse? A Mental Health Expert Weighs In

"Their expectation is that there will be no consequences," says Cynthia A. Henrie, who specializes in the area of traumatic stress. "And they are not …

Mental Health

This isn't a witch hunt - it's a rebalancing of power between men and women

Stories are now a female currency. And the powerless are finding their voice

Church of England urged to tackle sexual abuse within its ranks

Prominent women in church say it should acknowledge prevalence of sexual harassment and establish independent process for raising concerns<p>The Church of England should take a lead in tackling sexual harassment by acknowledging its prevalence within its ranks and by establishing an independent …

Akshay Kumar-Mallika Dua row: Why women feel pressured to fake laugh their way through sexist 'jokes'

Nov,01 2017 10:54:12 IST<p><b>By Shruti Sunderraman</b><p>My very first job at 16 was an internship at a prestigious event management company in Mumbai. During my …

Bollywood

There’s a Reason Women in Offices Are Complaining About Being Cold

Your thermostat is probably a little sexist.<p>For women, the hardest part about starting a new office gig isn't waiting around for IT to debug a new email server. It's waiting the socially acceptable week or so before you can put in a request for a space heater and start burrowing under ugly blanket …

Anti-sex harassment helpline is forced to shut down after being flooded by trolls

An anti-harassment phone line for women in France to report abuse has been shut down three days after opening following a series of intimidating calls from trolls.<p>The <i>anti-relou (</i>anti-pest) hotline was set up in the midst of the #MeToo campaign; a service that encouraged victims of harassment to …

The Problem With Men, Michelle Obama Says, Is We've Made Them 'Entitled'

On Wednesday former First Lady Michelle Obama took to the stage at the inaugural Obama Foundatiom Summit alongside poet Elizabeth Alexander for a wide-ranging discussion on topics like Twitter, raising children, and the crucial importance of self-care. But perhaps her most pointed and valuable …