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Here are the top ten articles for the Women's Issues Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Why We Can't Say No
Saying no sometimes feels hard because we fear conflict, failure or being labeled with the dreaded S word - selfish.
2. Reduce BMI to Reduce Breast Cancer Risk
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. There is a strong association between obesity and breast cancer. One way to reduce your risk of breast cancer is to maintain a BMI of 24.9 or lower.
3. Female Hysteria
If one understands the orgin of words, one is better equipped to address attitudes and oppression through the ages. Men are not called "hysterical." Do you know why?
4. Creating New Spending Habits
If you spend money in a way that puts you at financial risk you can small changes that help you establish new money habits.
5. Afghanistan Reads
Afghanistan Reads! aims to build literacy rates among Afghan women and girls.
6. Let Peace Begin with You
A life that contributes to peace instead of strife and war must be led peacefully
7. Aja Johnson is Missing and Her Mother is Dead
Tanya Hobbs is dead and her daughter Aja is allegedly with the man authorities believe killed her. How do you view culpability in domestic violence?
8. The Pitfalls of Choosing Chastity
The choice to be chaste can be dangerous if it keeps you from carrying condoms.
9. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka Appointed to Lead UN Women
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is the new Executive Director of UN Women. Appointed by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, she replaces Michelle Bachelet.
10. Aisha and the Taliban
Aisha's nose and ears were cut off by her husband for fleeing her abusive in-laws upon judicial order of the Taliban last year. Do you allow yourself to contemplate your fortune in relation to the women of Afghanistan? You should.
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