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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 death of Whitney Houston

February 13, 2012

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By Hiram Lee 13 February 2012 Whitney Houston in 2009[Photo: Asterio Tecson] One receives the news of Whitney Houston’s death at the age of 48 with genuine sadness. Houston was a tremendous singer, whose best performances contained a vibrancy and larger-than-life quality, which endeared her to millions of listeners. Her death at a young age […]

Indian engineer develops online map to show horrors of gender abuse

January 27, 2012

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By Nita BhallaFri Jan 27, 2012 NEW DELHI (TrustLaw) – A villager in Kerala has developed the country’s first online mapping platform that documents the multitude of abuses, rapes and murders committed daily against women there, to awaken people to the extent and horrors of such crimes. Despite strong laws, girls and women in largely […]

Indian engineer develops online map to show horrors of gender abuse

January 27, 2012

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By Nita BhallaFri Jan 27, 2012 NEW DELHI (TrustLaw) – A villager in Kerala has developed the country’s first online mapping platform that documents the multitude of abuses, rapes and murders committed daily against women there, to awaken people to the extent and horrors of such crimes. Despite strong laws, girls and women in largely […]

Where the girls aren’t: Female friendships often mistreated by books, films, TV

January 13, 2012

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By Julia Keller Chicago TribuneJanuary 11, 2012 CHICAGO — During an appearance in late December on CNN’s “Piers Morgan Tonight,” Jane Fonda was asked which man from her past she would choose to accompany her to a desert island. Would she select a famous ex-spouse like Ted Turner or Tom Hayden? Or would this be […]

Leveson inquiry should address media sexism, women’s groups demand

December 30, 2011

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Press accused of perpetuating violence against women through sexual objectification and damaging representation Alexandra Topping guardian.co.uk, Thursday 29 December 2011 Singer Charlotte Church during her appearance at the Leveson inquiry into the news industry. Photograph: Reuters Lord Justice Leveson should widen his investigation into the practices and ethics of the British press, and tackle the […]

Leveson inquiry should address media sexism, women’s groups demand

December 30, 2011

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Press accused of perpetuating violence against women through sexual objectification and damaging representation Alexandra Topping guardian.co.uk, Thursday 29 December 2011 Singer Charlotte Church during her appearance at the Leveson inquiry into the news industry. Photograph: Reuters Lord Justice Leveson should widen his investigation into the practices and ethics of the British press, and tackle the […]