Women are disproportionately affected by the impact of climate change. Cleaner cooking resources are kept at arms length for women as male head of households dominate purchase decisions. As if the back-breaking work to collect wood to keep the fire burning was not hard enough, women get sick from the soot emitted from these very fires they light every day.
It's so easy to mindlessly spend money. It's so easy to feel disconnected from the spirit of the holiday and the essence of the people you're buying for when you're shopping (especially online and with credit cards).
Enacted under the pretense of greater safety for women, oppressive abortion regulations are having a paradoxical effect: endangering American women.
Remember: You have what it takes, are worthy, and don't need to know everything or do everything perfectly. You've got this.
Sex workers are recognized by the World Health Organization, along with other major health and human rights organizations, as one of four key populations in the global fight against HIV/AIDS.
I don't know why they call menopause 'the change of life.' I can think of some other, more fitting things it could be called: The seventh circle of hell.
We have all seen those studies where they say that men think about sex every seven seconds. I don't know if those studies are true but most men I have asked agree that they think about sex A LOT! Yes, many women think about sex a lot too, but many women think about food even more.
Are you kidding me? The only person that has any say on what's right for her and her body is the birthing woman herself. We must recognize that women go into birth with different bodies, different stories and different goals.
Volunteering as a clinic escort is the most fulfilling, important thing that I do. The screams and the shaming and the cruel signs are just a reminder that the work that I do is meaningful and necessary. Clinic escorting is not about abortion; it's about humanity.
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When Republicans talk about "defunding" Planned Parenthood, as nearly all of the GOP presidential candidates have, they're talking about cutting off millions of patients from life-saving preventive care and a provider they know and trust.
Deep in the Texas desert, some people say, if you look deep enough you can still see today, where Planned Parenthood once stood just as long as it could before somebody lifted women's rights away.
We need a real discussion around conscious reproduction and the termination of unwanted pregnancies.
To mark this year's International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (November 25, 2105) and the ensuing 16 days of activism, I wanted...
So my challenge to you this week is to approach a meal like a toddler. If you didn't have any preconceived notions about how much or what you should eat or when, what would you do? How interested would you feel in your food?
A few months ago, I wrote about the need to bear witness to domestic violence in Nigeria. A couple of nights ago, I was a witness to domestic violence in a busy restaurant -- a sad reminder of importance of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.