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How we can connect with feminism’s global future

March 16, 2012

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In the west, feminism has stalled. But elsewhere, women have found in it a new model of Enlightenment rights and freedoms Naomi Wolf guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 14 March 2012 Women join a protest against Yemen’s then President Ali Abdullah Saleh in Taiz, April 2011, enraged by his remarks that it was against Islam for women to […]

Is Anorexia A Female Disease? Think Again.

March 1, 2012

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Posted by Nicoletta Richardson02/29/2012 What do Nicole Richie, Lindsay Lohan, Billy Bob Thorton and Elvis Presley have in common? They have all suffered from eating disorders. While eating disorders in females are often identified, male celebrities are not publicized as much but they too have fallen victim to the same disease. In 2008, a student […]

The anorexia clinic for girls as young as SIX

September 10, 2011

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By Beth HaleLast updated at 9:59 AM on 9th September 2011 A haunting dispatch from inside the hospital that saves children from starving themselves to death… before they’ve even reached their teens Slumped semi-conscious on the sofa, Megan Archer summoned up what little strength she had left and fixed the paramedic attempting to hand her […]

The anorexia clinic for girls as young as SIX

September 10, 2011

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By Beth HaleLast updated at 9:59 AM on 9th September 2011 A haunting dispatch from inside the hospital that saves children from starving themselves to death… before they’ve even reached their teens Slumped semi-conscious on the sofa, Megan Archer summoned up what little strength she had left and fixed the paramedic attempting to hand her […]

What is the link between the media and eating disorders?

August 6, 2011

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We all know that the way the media judge women’s bodies is sick – but how directly this leads to eating disorders is less clear Hadley Freeman guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 2 August 2011 You know the problem with eating disorders? They’re just so photogenic! There are the young women or – even better – girls; the […]

What is the link between the media and eating disorders?

August 6, 2011

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We all know that the way the media judge women’s bodies is sick – but how directly this leads to eating disorders is less clear Hadley Freeman guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 2 August 2011 You know the problem with eating disorders? They’re just so photogenic! There are the young women or – even better – girls; the […]