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How Women in the White House Stopped 'Manterrupters' to Be Heard

The White House is a tough environment for anyone to work in, but it's arguably more difficult if you're a woman. From the long hours and rapid pace …

Primary school tells girls to wear tights in 'interest of modesty'

A letter telling school girls to wear opaque tights with school skirts as a "safeguarding" measure has met with criticism<p>A primary school in Hartlepool has been criticised for telling girls to wear black tights with school skirts in the "interest of modesty".<p>St Hild's Church of England School sent …

Clothing
Fashion Trends

The Quest to ‘Have It All’ Is Making Women Feel Sick

The perennial question of <i>will we ever have it all</i> should cease, one imagines, once women have advanced into executive positions at big companies …

Is the fashion industry bringing modesty back?

Dolce & Gabbana caused a stir on social media with the announcement of their new clothing line of hijabs, abayas and head coverings. Does the fashion company's decision to release a collection inspired by typical Muslim women’s garb suggest that modesty is slowly making a stand in the fashion …

Justice
Justice

Chinese buy up bottles of fresh air from Canada

Canadian company which started out bottling Rocky Mountains air as a joke has seen its product fly off the shelves in pollution-hit China, with first shipment selling out in four days<p>A Canadian start-up company bottling fresh air from the Rocky Mountains has seen sales to China soar because of …

Jamaica Literally Sits on One of The Largest Thermal Energy Sources In The World!

<b>In 2010, scientists found the deepest known hydrothermal vents, some 5 kilometres down beneath the waves of the Caribbean in the Cayman Trough.</b><p>“In a …

Seafloor

My Money, My Life - A Rallying Cry Against Financial Abuse

Domestic violence is often more than physical violence alone. A physical assault can be easy to identify but other ways of controlling a person are …

Sociology

Bayer sued in Germany over contraceptive pill after health scares

1 / 2<p>Bayer spent more than 10 billion euros in 2014 to buy the OTC business of Merck & Co<p>Bayer spent more than 10 billion euros in 2014 to buy the …

Pharma

The U.N. Sent 3 Foreign Women To The U.S. To Assess Gender Equality. They Were Horrified.

A delegation of human rights experts from Poland, the United Kingdom and Costa Rica spent 10 days this month touring the United States so they can prepare a report on the nation's overall treatment of women. The three women, who lead a United Nations working group on discrimination against women, …

Human Rights

Meet the Christian female fighters taking the fight to ISIS in Syria

The fierce-looking 36-year-old in fatigues from the Syriac Christian minority in the northeast believes she is making the future safe for her children.<p>"I miss Limar and Gabriella and worry that they must be hungry, thirsty and cold. But I try to tell them I'm fighting to protect their future," she …

Middle East
California

The Atlantic Daily: San Bernardino Suspects, Combat Jobs for Women, Pistorius Conviction

Police identified the shooters of a deadly rampage in California, the Pentagon made an historic announcement, an Olympic runner received a murder sentence, and more.<p>What We’re Following: Who Were the Shooters?<p>Police and news reports have pieced together some of the sequence of events that led to …

Oscar Pistorius

What makes the San Bernardino shooting so unusual

Law enforcement officials are still trying to figure out why Syed Farook and Tashfeen Malik went on a shooting rampage Wednesday at a San Bernardino …

Pakistan

A Revolutionary Surgery Could Finally Let Trans Women Carry Children

An Ohio clinic recently made history when it began screening women for a groundbreaking medical procedure: transplanting a uterus into a woman who …

Transwomen

This incredible medical breakthrough could allow trans women to carry children

Trans women who want to carry children may very soon be able to, thanks to a groundbreaking Ohio clinic. Uterus transplants have been successfully …

3 Ways to Make Your Team Happier | Inc.com

There's a correlation between how happy people are and their productivity. When we are joyful, we are better workers. We have more excitement. Our creativity is stronger, and we're better team players. Because of this, it's important as a leader to constantly look for ways to make your team happier.<p>…

Happiness

This Black Woman Is Turning The White Investing World On Its Head

Try to picture a prototypical tech investor. If you’re in the tech world already or if you watch “Silicon Valley” or read the business pages, you’re likely envisioning a genial-looking white guy. Maybe a little nerdy, Bill Gates-y. He probably has a degree from Stanford or maybe Harvard, possibly …

Venture Capital

Why can’t I get sterilised in my 20s?

There’s nothing I can say to convince the doctors I’ve seen – but I’m 29 now, and not ‘too young’ to decide I want to be child-free<p>We’re fortunate to live in a country where women’s healthcare is mostly progressive and fair, where abortions can be obtained and contraceptives are free. But ask the …

Time I

'Porn-Obsessed' Loser Jihadists Fight For Islamic State, Says Boris Johnson

Porn-obsessed wankers are the main recruits from Britain for radical jihadists in Islamic State, Boris Johnson has said.<p>The mayor of London took …

Boris Johnson

Creative Ways to Teach Kids About Gratitude

Readers share how to teach gratitude.<p>Bounce Some Ideas Around<p>When my 8-year-old starts to spiral down into a negative attitude, we play Gratitude Ping-Pong. One of us says something she's grateful for, then the other takes a turn. We go back and forth until we're both smiling again. The only rule …

Kids

Rate Of Mental Health Treatment Increasing Faster For Kids Than Adults (STUDY)

By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer<p>Published: 11/27/2013 04:53 PM EST on LiveScience<p>The use of mental health treatments in children has increased in recent years much more than it has among adults, a new study finds.<p>The trend signals a growing attention to mental health problems in children, but could …

What?! A Court Can Force You to Have a C-Section?

The Huffington Post UK is reporting that a pregnant 35-year-old Italian woman in England for a work trip was ordered by Essex's Court of Protection to have a Cesarean section against her will. And it gets worse! She was then forced to put her child up for adoption. Scary, right? The court says it …

Pregnancy Spanx Could Cause UTIs & Back Injuries?!

On Thanksgiving, when it's natural to overeat (and eat and eat!), it seems only fitting to talk about wanting to look slimmer. I get it—pregnancy and ill-fitting maternity clothes can cause your self-esteem to take a major nosedive. Your butt is bigger than it's ever been (and not in a good Kim …

Argentine car mechanic invents device to help difficult births

The Odón Device, which extracts babies from the birth canal using an inflated plastic bag, has been hailed by experts as a potentially life-saving tool<p>It began with a simple bet. Two co-workers playing a game over a meal, trying to replicate a trick they had seen on YouTube for retrieving a cork …

Can’t get children to eat greens? Blame it on the survival instinct

Researchers note that toddlers were far more reluctant to grasp plants than artificial items such as spoons or pipe cleaners - they believe this is because evolution has biologically programmed children to be wary of flora as it may contain potentially hazardous toxins<p>It is a question that has …

The Italian MEP who's a poster girl for working mothers everywhere

The little Italian girl in the European Parliament is doing more to advance the cause of working mothers than most businesses, because she and her MEP mother are relentlessly keeping children and parents on the agenda<p>Licia Ronzulli, the Italian MEP, has been pictured with her daughter, Vittoria, in …