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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. 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?
2. Choosing a Not So Big Life
Susanka offers advice for living with purpose, rather than possessions, as your motivation.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. Sex and the City Syndrome
What lies behind the ridiculous "syndromes" and "disorders" with which women are deemed afflicted and which are perpetuated in the media? Enough is enough! Cheers!
6. Naughty Bits Exposed in Florida Yearbook Photo
In an effort to avoid panty lines, a Florida highschool junior wore none to school on a day yearbook photos were taken. She now claims accidental exposure. Mom allows her truancy and demands yearbooks be recalled and the annual reprinted. What are we teaching teen girls about responsibility?
7. Afghanistan Reads
Afghanistan Reads! aims to build literacy rates among Afghan women and girls.
8. Manage Your Money
Managing money well has become increasingly important for women as we can no longer rely solely on husbands, employers or Social Security to meet financial needs in retirement. Although money management sometimes feels overwhelming it is a skill we can develop.
9. 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.
10. Ameneh Bahrami and the Sword of Nemesis
Is there a place for the ancient concept of retributive justice in modern times? Barbaric crimes against women occur with grave frequency and there is a reason Lady Justice carries a sword. Consider the case of Ameneh Bahrami and her invocation of retributive justice.
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