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How Doctors Take Women's Pain Less Seriously. Early on a Wednesday morning, I heard an anguished cry—then silence.

How Doctors Take Women's Pain Less Seriously

I rushed into the bedroom and watched my wife, Rachel, stumble from the bathroom, doubled over, hugging herself in pain. “Something’s wrong,” she gasped. This scared me. Rachel’s not the type to sound the alarm over every pinch or twinge. She cut her finger badly once, when we lived in Iowa City, and joked all the way to Mercy Hospital as the rag wrapped around the wound reddened with her blood. South African district offers student grants to girls who remain virgins. A South African region has launched a grant scheme for girls who remain virgins throughout their university studies, triggering outrage among human rights groups.

South African district offers student grants to girls who remain virgins

The bursary offered in Uthukela, in the south-east of the country near Durban, is the brainchild of the municipality’s female mayor, Dudu Mazibujo. News of the scheme sparked outrage from civil society groups, with one women’s association branding it unconstitutional. “The bursaries are for young girls who are still virgins,” said a municipality spokesman, Jabulani Mkhonza. “It’s a new category which the mayor has introduced this year,” he said, adding that the goal was to encourage “young girls to keep themselves pure and inactive from sexual activity and focus on their studies”.

Bic advertising: look like a girl, market your company like a 1970s misogynist. “Look like a girl.

Bic advertising: look like a girl, market your company like a 1970s misogynist

Act like a lady. Think like a man. Oleg Tinkov Thinks Women Shouldn't Be Bike Racing and Feminism is 'Abusing' - Total Women's Cycling. The owner of a men’s pro cycling team made a string of insulting comments about women’s cycling on Twitter last night.

Oleg Tinkov Thinks Women Shouldn't Be Bike Racing and Feminism is 'Abusing' - Total Women's Cycling

It all began with a tweet where Tinkoff-Saxo owner Oleg Tinkov suggested Chris Froome was riding ‘like a girl’. Why, surely by this he meant that Froome was putting his heart and soul into riding like a beast, despite earning a poor wage, receiving a fraction of the media attention as his colleagues, and having fewer opportunities to race? Ah – no – he meant Froome was riding badly. Maternity leave discrimination means 54,000 women lose their jobs each year. Women returning from maternity leave are more likely to face discrimination in the workplace than they were a decade ago, according to a report published today by the Equality and Human Rights Commission.

Maternity leave discrimination means 54,000 women lose their jobs each year

The study by the EHRC estimates that around 54,000 new mothers are losing their jobs across Britain every year – almost twice the number identified in similar research undertaken in 2005. It also found that 10% of women were discouraged from attending antenatal appointments by their employers, putting the health of mother and baby at risk. Uk.businessinsider. Elnathan John's Dark Corner: My Penis Makes Everything Ok. I am taking a walk around Adetokunbo Ademola Crescent onto Ahmadu Bello Way and back.

Elnathan John's Dark Corner: My Penis Makes Everything Ok.

So far I have counted two men peeing in public. Last week, I started counting the number of men I see everyday peeing by the road side in the city. Not as research for an article or anything, I quite like to do pointless things like that - count the number of Peugot cars, the number of women with chin hair, the number of men with moustaches. And like a game of cards, the results don't matter at the end of the day. Public peeing survived one night and now, many days after, I still can't stop counting. Inside Amy Schumer - Football Town Nights. These amazing new contraceptives could be the future of birth control. There are a lot of options for contraception today, from the pill to vasectomies, but they're not perfect.

These amazing new contraceptives could be the future of birth control

They can be high-maintenance (like taking a pill every day) and aren't always reliable (condoms break 3 percent of the time). However, scientists are trying to come up with better options. Researchers are working on a number of new technologies, including a remote-controlled contraceptive for women, which could be turned on or off with a simple command, and options for the long-awaited "male pill.

" Here's what you need to know about the future of contraception: Men could get more options for reversible birth control. Judge criticised after claiming 16-year-old pupil groomed teacher. A judge is facing criticism after she handed down a suspended sentence to a teacher found guilty of having sex with a pupil and said the 16-year-old girl had “groomed” him.

Judge criticised after claiming 16-year-old pupil groomed teacher

Stuart Kerner, 44, a former religious studies teacher, had sex with the girl at school and at her home when she was 16. Jurors heard he had sex with her at Bexleyheath Academy in south-east London, where he was vice-principal, the same week his wife miscarried their second child. He later drove the girl to her home where the pair had sex, kissed and cuddled, Inner London crown court heard. Real, Live Practice Babies. Once upon a time, infants were quietly removed from orphanages and delivered to the home economics programs at elite U.S. colleges, where young women were eager to learn the science of mothering.

Real, Live Practice Babies

These infants became “practice babies,” living in “practice apartments,” where a gaggle of young “practice mothers” took turns caring for them. After a year or two of such rearing, the babies would be returned to orphanages, where they apparently were in great demand; adoptive parents were eager to take home an infant that had been cared for with the latest “scientific” childcare methods.

This scenario is the premise of The Irresistible Henry House by Lisa Grunwald. The lovely novel, which I had the delight to read over my holiday vacation, charts the life of Henry, a orphan who started his life as a practice baby at a women’s college. But the “practice baby” idea is more than just a fictional device–it is, bizarrely enough, a historical fact.

Women Laughing Alone with Salad. Submitter: “please post this!!!”

Women Laughing Alone with Salad

My painting, ‘Laughing While Eating Salad’, inspired by the Women Eating Alone With Salad website. Part of a recent series ‘Appetite’ in which women forget social etiquette & advance aggressively upon the edible! Www.roxanahalls.com I couldn't find the exact area where your blog was featured on ellen using the link. can you send me a more specific link"? Anonymous. London School of Economics disbands men’s rugby club over misogynist leaflet. The London School of Economics has disbanded its men’s rugby club after a leaflet distributed by members that contained homophobic and misogynist slurs “brought shame” on the university. The Woman’s Heart Attack. Photo IN medical circles, they call it the Hollywood Heart Attack. 'Women, like men only cheaper' Tech Exec tells conference.

A millionaire technology entrepreneur has been forced to ‘clarify’ remarks advocating the gender pay gap by implying he only hired women because they were cheaper. Evan Thornley, co-founder of LookSmart, a NASDAQ listed an online advertising company, was addressing the audience at the Sunrise Conference in Sydney when he caused a stir by putting up a slide which said: “WOMEN. Like men, only cheaper”. In a much smaller font - unlikely to have been seen by many audience members were the words: “If you don't like it, help us right it”. Thornley, who is also a former politician, went on to say: “Call me opportunistic, I just thought I could get better people with less competition because we were willing to understand the skills and capabilities that many of these women had. In Jordan, Ever Younger Syrian Brides. Continue reading the main story Slide Show MAFRAQ, Jordan — The bride-to-be was so young and shy, she spent her engagement party cloaked in a hooded robe that swallowed her slim figure but could not quite hide the ruffled pink dress her fiancé’s family had rented for her.

As the Syrian women celebrating her coming wedding to an 18-year-old cousin chattered around her in the Zaatari refugee camp, she squirreled herself in a corner, perking up only when a photo or message from a friend popped up on her cellphone. The girl, Rahaf Yousef, is 13. Speaking wistfully of her days at school, she declared herself throughout the day to be “indifferent” to the marriage she says will keep her from finishing her education. Brenna Twohy - "Fantastic Breasts and Where To Find Them" (NPS 2014) Graduates and the gender pay gap. Women graduating from part-time degrees go on to earn £7,500 less on average than their male equivalents, according to new data on higher education leavers Click image to enlarge The salary differential between the sexes on completion of a part-time degree has jumped up by £2,000 over the past year. In 2011-12, men enjoyed a mean salary of £31,500 six months after graduation, compared with £26,000 for women, according to the Higher Education Statistics Agency.

But in 2012-13, men’s salaries rose by £1,000 to £32,500, while women’s salaries fell by £1,000 to £25,000. New mothers sidelined to 'mummy track' in their millions. GENDERED MARKETING. Rape: It's Your Fault. Wage gap between the sexes becomes yawning chasm as employees age. Bikinis to blame for sex crimes on Goa's beaches, says minister. A minister in the Indian state of Goa has warned women against wearing bikinis on beaches or visiting bars wearing short skirts, saying it is against Indian culture.

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Sorry, but being a mother is not the most important job in the world. How Feminism Hurts Men. Mullerkids.co.uk: Nutritional Info. Mentoring teenage girls: 'Watching them develop in confidence is amazing' Women Should Pay More for Health Care. The Obama Administration is about to spend $684 million on a public relations and enrollment campaign to persuade young, uninsured Americans to buy government-approved Obamacare plans. In order to be successful, it needs to persuade young men in particular to enroll, but Obamacare requires insurers to charge men the same for their premiums as women in 2014. This attempt at fairness is anything but.

If fairness were really the guiding principle, it would be quite simple: women would pay more for health insurance because women consume more health care. Why I am asking Boris Johnson to marry me. It was certainly my belief for most of my adult life that I had received a world-class education by virtue of attending university. Over the course of my time studying at three universities and teaching at three more, that has often seemed, indeed, to be the point of the exercise.

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The myth of the "myth" of gender equality. I write a nasty book. And they want a girly cover on it. DELUSIONS OF GENDER by Cordelia Fine reviewed by Carol Tavris - TLS. Mary Wollstonecraft died in childbirth - two graphs on International Womens Day. Guest Post: Go Where? Sex, Gender, and Toilets. Boy brain, girl brain: How the sexes act differently - life - 08 March 2011 - New Scientist. Fear Mongering and the Morning-After Pill. There are HOW many types of Female Orgasm? Virginia Ironside's Dilemmas: Should I go back to work now my children are at school? - Healthy Living, Health & Families.

The Medium - Home Tool. Tampon-makers can't mention the V-word. Period. Ads for Zestra women's arousal oil rejected. Revenge of the Feminerd: Bluestockings, the Original Feminerds. Kate Swift, Writer Who Rooted Out Sexism in Language, Dies at 87. Women will bear brunt of budget cuts, says Yvette Cooper. Woman jailed for retracting rape claims is refused appeal. Cindy's Take on Tech» Blog Archive » An Open Letter to Wired Magazine. Male Names Are Still Mentioned First: Scientific American Podcast. Where's the female Brian Cox? Role models: someone to look up to. Lost your libido? Let's try a little neuro-realism, madam. The European approach to teens, sex, and love, in pictures. - By Rachael Phelps. Working Moms’ Kids Turn Out Fine, 50 Years of Research Says.