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Opinion: Let's Talk Menstruation. Period.
Offbeat  (tags: women, safety, health, menstruating, discrimination, menstruation, girls, silence, ashamed )

Naoko
- 2 days ago - ipsnews.net
Every month, more than two billion women around the world menstruate, and yet the topic is still shrouded by a veil of silence. While some girls celebrate their period as the first step into womanhood, many girls in developing or emerging countries are sh
Why Does Indonesia Demand That Female Military Recruits Are Virgins?
Offbeat  (tags: military, recruits, women, virginity tests, Indonesia )

Ray
- 4 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Human rights activists want Indonesia to stop so-called virginity tests being used in the recruitment of female military recruits.
What Dessert Matches Your Personality?/QuizDoo
Offbeat  (tags: funny, dessert, personality, quiz, men, women, humor )

Barb
- 6 days ago - quizdoo.com
Warning: Taking this quiz will tease your sweet tooth!
Strokes Rising Among People of Working Age, Warns Charity
Offbeat  (tags: Health, Strokes, Working-age, Men, Women )

Ray
- 9 days ago - bbc.co.uk
There has been a worrying rise in the number of working-age men and women having strokes, a charity has warned.
The Women's Bathroom Sign You Can't Unsee (And Won't Want To)
Offbeat  (tags: women, restrooms, symbols, clothes )

Freya
- 21 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The generic symbol for a woman, seen on countless bathroom signs all over the world, just got a whole new meaning.
60 Interesting, Beautiful, Unique Photos That Will Make You Love the Earth
Offbeat  (tags: animals, arts, children, culture, design, dogs, environment, humans, interesting, off-beat, pets, photos, pictures, society, unusual, wildlife, women, world )

Caree
- 29 days ago - msn.com
Earth Day is celebrated on April 22 every year to honor the earth and the concept of peace. First observed in 1970, today more than 192 countries hold various events to demonstrate their support for the environment. HereâEUR(TM)s a look at some beautiful -
Celebrating Spring - Cherry Blossom Pictures From Around the World
Offbeat  (tags: culture, environment, humans, interesting, Japan, photos, pictures, society, spring, women, world )

Caree
- 38 days ago - msn.com
Cherry blossom season is one of the world's favorite signs of spring. Here is a look at cherry trees blooming around the globe this year.
World's Oldest Woman Misao Okawa Dies in Japan Just After 117th Birthday
Offbeat  (tags: health, humans, women )

Sandra
- 50 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The world's oldest person, a Japanese woman called Misao Okawa, has died a few weeks after celebrating her 117th birthday.
IndiaâEUR(TM)s Other Daughters âEUR" The Village That Plants 111 Trees When a Girl Is Born
Offbeat  (tags: India, Rajasthan, Piplantri village, unusual, goodnews, women, eco-feminism, Shyam Sundar Paliwal )

Evelyn
- 52 days ago - folomojo.com
Piplantri has created a tradition that benefits both the local people and the planet. This endearing village makes a conscious effort to save girl children and the green cover at the same time, by planting 111 trees every time a girl is born
A Woman's Place Is on the Money ACTION
Offbeat  (tags: woman's face on $20 bill, money, women, Sanger, Tubman, Friedan, Chisolm, Truth, Carson, Parks )

Nancy
- 60 days ago - womenon20s.org
It's our mission to generate an overwhelming people's mandate for a new $20 bill, to be issued in time for the 100th anniversary in 2020 of the Constitutional amendment giving women the right to vote.
I_wonder: Beyond Suffrage: How Did Women Battle Into Parliament?
Offbeat  (tags: Parliament, Politics, Women, UK )

Ray
- 68 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Ten days after the end of World War One in November 1918, a revolutionary law ushered Britain into a new political age. For the first time women could stand for election to Parliament.
Proof That Real Cats Are Not Impressed By Guys' Catcalling Skills Either
Offbeat  (tags: cats, men, women, catcalling )

Jeri
- 70 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Truthfully, catcalling women isn't any less foolish.
NO ORDINARY LOVE Sade   video
Offbeat  (tags: humans, women, interesting, MUSIC!, media )

MmAWAY
- 71 days ago - youtube.com
My favorite SADE
Doris Day, Pretty Woman ~ Roy Orbison   video
Offbeat  (tags: funny, interesting, goodnews, off-beat, performance, humor, news, odd, pictures, women, unusual, society, humans )

MmAWAY
- 71 days ago - youtube.com
clips: Calamity Jane, Send me no flowers, Lover come back, Pillow Talk, Move over darling Music: Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
GazaâEUR(TM)s Female Mediators Stand Up for WomenâEUR(TM)s Rights
Offbeat  (tags: Gaza, women, culture, ethics, protection, safety, society, Islam, Muslims )

Penny
- 72 days ago - al-monitor.com
Over the past couple of years, female mediators have increasingly emerged in the Gaza Strip. Some inherited the profession from their fathers and grandfathers, while others possessed innate wisdom and statesmanship.
 

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