Joana Largo

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16-Year-Old Malala Yousafzai Leaves Jon Stewart Speechless With Comment About Pacifism

<i>Editor's note [6/18/2015]: Pakistani activist and 2014 Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai will appear on the Daily Show for the second time on June 18, 2015, at 11 ET.</i><p>Malala Yousafzai, the 16-year-old Pakistani advocate for womens rights and access to education, appeared on the Daily Show …

SheHeroes

Forget the pop culture headlines & the Miley Cyrus performances and instead celebrate the AMAZING ways girls across the globe are changing the world!

Archaeologists Discover 2,600-Year-Old “Warrior Prince” That’s Actually a Warrior Princess

Did you think I wouldn’t use a Xena picture for this post? Did you <i>really</i>?<p>Last month archaeologists working in Tuscany uncovered a tomb holding two …

Spanking your kids could affect their vocabulary down the road

To spank or not to spank: For most American parents, it isn't a question.<p>The majority of U.S. children have been spanked at some time in their life, despite a robust body of evidence that suggests spanking a child leads to problems in the future.<p>The latest evidence of the negative effects of …

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Can Women Lead The Social Enterprise Revolution?

<i>Elizabeth Schaeffer Brown, founder, Uncommon Union.</i><p>Today, according to the according to The Independent, “Women are almost twice as likely to reach the top ranks in social enterprises as they are in mainstream businesses,” and “more than 90 percent of companies that focus on tackling social …

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Bright Lips

The new jewel-tone pout is not for wallflowers. Alexandra Parnass gets adorned.<p>As <i>Bazaar</i>'s beauty director, I report on a lot of makeup trends—some indescribably beautiful, others downright mad. I assumed that vivid lip shades like amethyst, emerald, and topaz would fall into the …

The Barbie Ponytail: The Official (Doll-Approved) How-to

Barbie has held more than 130 different jobs over the years, so it stands to reason she'd need to tie up her hair in a ponytail for a few of them. That signature, swingy style—always with a curl or a twist—has become an icon in itself. To celebrate Barbie's most recent venture, a DVD titled <i>Barbie &</i> …

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Waris Dirie: 'Female genital mutilation is pure violence against girls'

Waris Dirie was about five years old when she was left in a makeshift shelter under a tree for several days to recover from her "operation", like all the girls in her community, she had undergone female circumcision, more accurately known as female genital mutilation (FGM). She still remembers her …

Take action: support Kakenya’s efforts to end child marriage in Kenya

Every year, CNN Heroes honours 10 individuals who dedicate their lives to making a difference in their communities, yet rarely get the recognition …

10 Things Men and Boys Can Do to Stop Human Trafficking - Ms. Magazine Blog

Human trafficking is modern day slavery. It is the use of force, fraud, or coercion to compel another person to provide labor or commercial sex …

India, China Top List Of Nations With Most Slaves

Nearly 30 million people live in slavery worldwide, with most of them in Asia and Africa, according to a report released Thursday.<p>The Walk Free Foundation's ranking incorporates factors that include the traditional definition of slavery — owning another person — as well as things such as child …

10 Apps That Make Your News Beautiful Again

I miss newspapers and magazines. I know they still <i>exist</i>, but I rarely head to the newsstand to get my daily dose of news, fashion advice and movie reviews. Why purchase a copy of the San Francisco Chronicle, Vogue or Entertainment Weekly when I can easily find all the articles I want to read …