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Why are we Still Blaming the Victim?

Written by Shelly-Ann “Dr Sexy-Ann” Weeks In the past week in Jamaica there has been two reports of horrific killings of women at the alleged hands of their common law husbands. One woman, Kerry-Ann Wilson was beating to death then wrapped in tarpaulin with a failed attempt to dump her body while the other woman was stabbed. #Beyond16Days pic.twitter.com/SitHN7Kkto — Jherane (@Jherane_) December 12, 2016 Understandably both incidents were reported on the front page of the major publications and between the questions of “what did these women do to spark…

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‘Women Of This World Are Constantly Fighting Against A Hatred That Men Do Not See’

One stark example of gender inequality in the media industry (alongside pay and opportunity) is harassment ― and it can be especially easy for men to overlook. Chris Richards, The Washington Post’s pop music critic, tweeted a reminder of this on Wednesday after he saw how readers reacted to articles by him and by his wife, a fellow Post journalist. “Today we had stories that ran on the same page. Not uncommon, but always cool,” Richards tweeted. His story was about Grammy drama. Caitlin Gibson, his wife, wrote about a…

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Telling Women to Hide Domestic Violence Behind Make-Up?

Moroccan Women Need Help Confronting, Not Covering Up, Domestic Violence “We hope these beauty tips will help you carry on with your daily life,” said a make-up artist on the morning show Sabahiyat on Morocco’s state television last Wednesday. But this was no typical make-up advice: She was teaching women how to cover up bruises from domestic violence. It was, to say the least, a misguided attempt to commemorate International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, November 25. The show sparked outrage. Activists in Morocco preparing for United…

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Women Who Are Cheated On Win in the End, According to Science

A new study suggests that surviving infidelity only makes us stronger and smarter. Beyonce turned heads with Lemonade, her groundbreaking and deeply personal “visual album” that tackles subjects like family, power, love, and heartbreak. But one topic in particular has the BeyHive buzzing: In many of the tracks and videos, it’s strongly implied (some might say blatantly obvious) that Beyoncé’s husband, Jay Z, was—or still is—unfaithful. While there have been rumors of infidelty for years, the album appears to confirm their marital strife. And based on the raw anguish in…

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The First Woman President Could Mean Nothing (or Everything) For Women and Girls of Color

Ahead in the polls, Hillary Clinton is poised to make herstory on November 8. It’s a fact that has gone without much comment given the spectacle that is Donald Trump’s campaign but one worth considering. Indeed, with a woman potentially headed to the Oval Office, it is important to stop and ask what this particular moment means for women and girls beyond the historical significance and symbolism. Without question, the symbolic power of a woman holding the most powerful office in the world cannot be overstated. This moment calls upon…

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6 Crucial Foods for a Healthier Vagina

You are what you eat, and apparently, so is your vagina. Given that your diet affects pretty much everything from your menstrual cycle to your mood, it’s no surprise that it can affect how things are going in your nether regions. Here are a few tips from experts to keep everything down there working as it should. 1. Eat plenty of prebiotics and probiotics. According to Jennie Ann Freiman, M.D., your vagina, like your gut, requires healthy bacteria to fight infections and maintain a normal pH. The bacteria in the…

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Here’s How Long It Takes For Your Vagina To Go Back To Normal After Having A Baby

Having a baby is no joke—it usually involves hours of labor and then suddenly you’re responsible for a little human being. And then there’s the fact that, in many cases, this baby actually came out of your vagina. That can’t be easy on your ladybits, and it’s not. So how long does it take for your vagina to get back to normal? It might be a while. “After a woman has a baby, it takes about six weeks for a woman’s vagina to heal from a delivery,” says board-certified ob-gyn…

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