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This College Student Will Carry Around Her Dorm Mattress Until Her Alleged Rapist Is Punished

For her senior thesis in visual arts at Columbia University, senior Emma Sulkowicz will carry around a mattress everywhere she goes as long as her …

Is Feminism the New Black?

From Beyonce performing in front of a glowing "FEMINIST" sign at last week's MTV Video Music Awards, to Taylor Swift publicly declaring her own feminist awakening in an interview with <i>The Guardian,</i> could it be that embracing a feminist identity is the latest celebrity trend?<p>It's an exciting moment …

Can we really end FGM in a generation? - Girls' Globe

On 22 July, the UK government held the first Girl Summit, a day that focused on how to end Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and Child, Early and …

Thousands Are Sexually Assaulted In The U.S. Military Every Year. These Are Some Of Their Stories.

In 2009, Jessica Hinves, then an Air Force fighter jet mechanic, said she was raped by a member of her squadron -- a man she had considered a good friend.<p>Hinves' rapist never stood trial. Her case was thrown out of court by a commander who told her that though the man who had raped her didn't "act …

SayNO - UNiTE to End Violence Against Women

“My mother in law was very rough with me, she kept insulting me all the time. My husband started beating me for every mistake. The family kept me …

Young Girls Fight Against Early Forced Marriage

This project will help adolescent girls from socially and economically disadvantaged sections of society to use technology both as a tool and as a …

Marriage

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Need Both Action and Inquiry

I am seeing a disturbing trend in the multitudinous op-eds streaming out of the mouths and fingers of pundits on the issue of whether there ought to …

Less Talk, More Women at the Top

Just 3% of advertising creative directors are women, according to former agency creative Kat Gordon, who started the 3% Conference, an organization …

Healing the wounds of young women in Nigeria

Help us address the causes of fistula, treat those who live with it, and train professionals to improve overall maternal health.<p><b>Why we care:</b> As many …

Female Genital Mutilation

700 million women were married as children, reveals new UNICEF data

700 million women alive today – roughly 10% of the world’s population – were married before their 18th birthday; and more than one in three (about …

Gender

One in 10 girls sexually abused, says UN report

<b>About 120 million girls around the world - slightly more than one in 10 - have been raped or sexually assaulted by the age of 20, a UN report says.</b><p>The children's agency Unicef also says 95,000 children and teenagers - most of them in Latin America and the Caribbean - were murdered in 2012 alone.<p>It …

So THAT'S How Lupita Got Such Gorgeous Skin

Photo: Matt Baron/BEImages.<p>Before she snagged the title of <i>People</i>'s Most Beautiful Woman, Lupita Nyong'o had already won that spot in our hearts. The …

5 Beauty Products You Can Make Using Coconut Oil

Even people who are very choosy about what they eat don’t always think about what they are putting on their skin or in their hair for beauty …

Getting Pretty From The Inside Out

Photo: Cultura/RexUSA.<p>Summertime is made for indulging. Once the season rolls around, we're all about lazy layouts on the beach and weekly brunch …

Do Eyelashes Break? Yes. We Get to the Root of the Problem.

We learn as children that if an eyelash falls, you simply kiss it away and make a wish. (Mine often revolved around good grades, new plates for my …

Makeup

Camo Cosmetics Are What's Missing From Your Beauty Bag

Greens and browns are a given come August. Beauty brands start rolling out their fall collections, and we're presented with shadows and lipsticks …

Beauty

Which Acne-Fighting Ingredient Is Right For You?

Whether you’re a longtime cystic-acne sufferer or just the victim of an occasional pimple, it seems like an innocent-enough solution to rush out to …

Skin Care

How Often Should You Really Wash Your Hair?

Experts weigh in<p><i>By Wendy Rodewald for Daily Makeover</i><p><i>In Daily Makeover’s Q&A series, beauty experts address your most bewildering beauty issues.</i><p><b>Q:</b> <b>How often should I shampoo my hair? I've heard that washing every day is bad, but my hair falls flat by day two.</b><p><b>A:</b> "You really want to cleanse the scalp …

Hair Care

6 Quick Beauty Fixes for All Your Summer Skin Issues

Trending Stories<p>Our Favorite Kitchen Organizing Ideas Ever<p>7 of Our Healthiest Slow-Cooker Recipes<p>7 Slenderizing Fashion Strategies<p>The Very Best …

Skin Care

How Retinol Can Help With Pretty Much Every Skin Problem

Lobster-red skin, stinging sunburns, and flaky complexions have long been the stuff of retinol-use lore. So, it’s no wonder that some of us stay away …

Skin Care

Lipsticks For The Lipstick Haters

Illustrated by Ammiel Mendoza.<p>Believe it or not, some women just do <i>not</i> enjoy wearing lipstick. Whether they despise the constant reapplying or just …

Makeup

Skin-Care Secrets From Around The World

From the pristine, blue waters of Greece to the skyscrapers of Tokyo, the world we live in is a vast and (at times) overwhelmingly varied place. …

Skin Care

6 Things That Are Keeping You From Perfect Skin

Perfect skin. It’s what we all want, and it's the reason so many of us spend countless hours (and dollars) trying to figure out which skin-care …

Skin Care

17 Show-Stopping Emmys Beauty Looks

We don't like to play favorites, but the Emmys red carpet may be our most beloved of all awards season red carpets. Why? Because, our favorite TV …