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Here are the Editor's Picks articles for the Women's Issues Site! These are the top ten articles that your Women's Issues Editor feels are most important for you to read. Enjoy!
1. Judy Clarke - Attorney and Advocate
Judy Clarke, anti-death penalty attorney, looks for the person behind the crime.
2. Let Peace Begin with You
A life that contributes to peace instead of strife and war must be led peacefully
3. How to Earn More Money
Four ideas for earning more money.
4. Increase the Minimum Wage
Millions of families are living so close to the financial edge that the prospect of homelessness is never far way.
5. Remembering Gerda Lerner
Gerda Lerner, historian, professor and author died at the age of 92. Lerner is credited with the creation of Women's Studies programs. She founded the first program as a professor at Sarah Lawrence College.
6. Using Alcohol to Self-Medicate
The CDC reports that binge drinking is a problem for as many as 1 in 5 girls and 1 in 8 women. Sometimes women binge drink as a coping mechanism. Unfortunately, this kind of self-medication can lead to longer term health problems.
7. Commission on the Status of Women
The 57th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place in March 2013.
8. Nigeria’s Lady Mechanic Initiative
Sandra Aguebor-Ekpeuoh is a mother of six and a change agent for women in Nigeria. She is the founder of Nigeria's Lady Mechanic Initiative. To date more than 300 women have completed the program.
9. Warning Signs of Domestic Violence
Kasandra Perkins was shot and killed by her boyfriend and 3 month-old daughter's father. Javon Belcher, a player for the Kansas City Chiefs also took his own life. Although this is a high profile case, the sad truth is that domestic violence impacts women next door and around the world.
10. What to do when your spouse is unfaithful
When your spouse is unfaithful finding your way forward requires courage and candor.
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