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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. 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!
2. 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?
3. Commission on the Status of Women
The 57th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place in March 2013.
4. Saudi Arabian Women to Sit on the Shura Council
King Abdullah has for the first time granted women 30 seats on the Shura Council. With this important move Saudi Arabia makes a painfully slow step toward gender equality.
5. Ban on Women in Combat Lifted After Suit
The military ban on women in combat has created a "brass ceiling" for service women. Colonel Ellen Haring and Command Sgt. Major Jane Baldwin sued the Department of Defense, challenging the constitutionality of the ban. Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta has announced an end to the ban.
6. Malala Yousafzai Inspires Activism
Malala Yousafzai's activism reminds us that we must find our own ways to improve the lives of women and girls - ourselves included.
7. Bad Things Happen to Good People
We know that bad things happen to good people. How do we move forward with this knowledge, without being bitter or giving up on the goodness and blessings a life lived with gratitude has to offer?
8. How to Make Room for Priorities
Two of Stephen Covey's 7 Habits of Highly Effective People can help you reorder priorities and do more of the things that matter most.
9. Afghanistan Reads
Afghanistan Reads! aims to build literacy rates among Afghan women and girls.
10. 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.
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