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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. Afghanistan Reads
Afghanistan Reads! aims to build literacy rates among Afghan women and girls.
3. 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.
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. 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?
6. Creating Opportunities for Women in Haiti
Many still live in squalor years after the earthquakes in Haiti. Ties that Matter, an Atlanta based non-profit is trying to change that by helping women earn income.
7. Let Peace Begin with You
A life that contributes to peace instead of strife and war must be led peacefully
8. South Korea Elects First Female President
South Korea elected Park Geun-hye as their first female president. Her election makes history although her path to power is thought to be owed to her father, Park Chung-hee.
9. Sin by Silence Bill
California Governor Jerry Brown signs Sin by Silence bill into law on the eve of Domestic Violence Awareness month.
10. Half the Sky
The book Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide has moved beyond the page to become not only a film but also a movement.
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