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The Autocomplete Truth: Kick-starting a modern conversation on gender equality

Dads who do housework have more ambitious daughters

<i>Note: The full study is now attached to this story</i><p>Maybe you've told your daughter she can grow up to be an engineer or CEO if she wants to, but she …

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Teenager Holds His Breath While Driving in Tunnel, Then Faints and Crashes

A 19-year-old man caused a three-car crash in Oregon Sunday when he fainted after holding his breath while driving through a tunnel.<p>The teenager, …

The Rise of Buddhist Feminism?

It is 5 am and a group of monks have gathered for their morning prayer at Songdhammakalyani monastery. Rhythmic chanting and the smell of incense …

RT @LeanInOrg: Did you know? By middle school, girls are 25% less likely than boys to say they like taking the lead. #Beijing20 http://t.co/PCDqUqCmFD

Ban Bossy. Encourage Girls to Lead.

• 10 tips to help encourage girls' leadership<br>• Must-know facts and figures on girls and leadership<br>• Exercises to cultivate your daughter’s sense of self …

RT @LeanInOrg: “I don’t want girls to be quiet. I want them to roar!” -Jennifer Garner #Beijing20 http://t.co/iBFQxf4J5f

US students request 'trigger warnings' on literature

Books containing scenes with potential to cause distress said to include Things Fall Apart, The Great Gatsby and Mrs Dalloway<p>Students in America have been asking for "trigger warnings" to be included on works of literature which deal with topics such as rape or war.<p>The request was formally made by …

Teenagers have 'morality play' view of celebrity

Far from worshipping the cult of celebrity, most teenagers view the fate of the famous as a form of modern “morality play”, filled with cautionary tales as well as examples of hard work and talent<p>They have been dismissed as the “X-Factor Generation”, more likely to dream of being reality television …

The First American Teenager, Millennia-Old And Underwater

DNA from the skeleton of a 12,000-year-old teenage girl found on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula shows that today's Native Americans are descended from Siberians who spread southward across North America.<p>Transcript<p>TESS VIGELAND, HOST:<p>From the studios of NPR West in Culver City, California it's ALL …

A New Kind of Education | University Technical Colleges

Police raise awareness of human trafficking

PARK CITY — Carissa Phelps was forced into the sex-trafficking business at 12 years old.<p>She was able to get out, thanks to encouraging words from a …

We Must Look at How We Teach Our Boys What It Means to Be a Man

<i>Neil Irvin is executive director of Men Can Stop Rape, an organization that aims to mobilize men to stop violence against women</i><p>Men Can Stop Rape was …

The Sexual Assault Crisis on American Campuses

Under a spotlight University Hall at the University of Montana in Misssoula John Francis Peters for TIME

More than 2.7 billion people live in countries where being gay is a crime

More than 2.7 billion people live in countries where being gay is punishable by imprisonment, lashes or even death, new research obtained by the Guardian shows.<p>The stark figure from the International Lesbian and Gay Association (Ilga) highlights the discrimination faced by gay people around the …

Marital rape is officially legal in India

<b>(Wikimedia Commons)</b><p>A new ruling reveals a gaping hole in the country’s sexual assault laws<p>Jess Zimmerman<p>May 15, 2014 12:15pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on GlobalPost.<p>A judge in India has officially confirmed that rape laws do not apply to married couples — once you’re legally wed, forced …

Iraq Debates Law That Would Allow Men To Marry 9-Year-Old Girls

A stroll through the Baghdad Book Fair last month was a lesson in today's cultural norms in Iraq. The books — gold-embossed, neatly arrayed — were almost all religious, and most of the customers were men.<p>But in the middle of the white pavilion, a woman's voice rang out loud and strong. Fawzia …

Fruity cigars get teens hooked early

Cigars that come in a variety of flavors—chocolate, strawberry, and fruit punch—are largely responsible for the explosive growth in cigar sales and …

Dear (Female) Grads: You’ve Learned How to Be Perfect. Now Change

Congratulations, ladies. Many of you are or will soon be gliding across the stage to receive your hard-earned bachelor’s degrees — 25% more of you …