"Once in recovery I was able to start asking 'Is this me or Anna talking?'" Warning: This post contains sensitive images related to eating disorders.

This Woman Has Created Brutally Honest Illustrations About Her Eating Disorder

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A collective of female stars including Angélique Kidjo, Mariam Doumbia and Nneka is singing out against gender inequality in west Africa over a soundtrack of funk, blues and dub

‘The album is a love letter to men’: meet feminist supergroup Les Amazones d’Afrique

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Six women across six decades talk about how their sex lives and sensuality have changed, and what they’ve learned about the politics of pleasure

Women and desire: the six ages of sex

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'Because of the deranged voting process of the Grammys, Beyonce would not be joining the ranks of the mere 10 black artists who have won album of the year since the award was created in 1959. Only 10. And none in the last decade at all. Did you know that? If it hadn’t been for Adele’s speech, I wouldn’t have either.'

Adele’s tribute to Beyoncé was a frank admission of privilege. I salute it | Michaela Coel

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At the MakeMIT hackathon, six young women invented a device with the potential to revolutionize day-to-day life for people with visual impairments in just 15 hours! The MIT undergraduates, who called themselves “Team 100% Enthusiasm," created a working prototype for the first-ever affordable device that immediately translates printed text into Braille. The team -- comprised of engineering...
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14 February was a historic day for girls in Malawi! Parliament voted to amend the Constitution and make child marriage illegal.

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Each year, dozens of Canadian Aboriginal women are murdered or disappear never to be seen again. Some end up in a river that runs through the heart of Winnipeg.

Red River Women

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“You don’t need princes to save you. I don’t have a lot of patience for stories in which women are rescued by men.” -- Neil Gaiman

Author Neil Gaiman recently published a reimagined fairy tale in which Snow White puts her wedding plans on hold, swaps her dress for chain mail and a sword, and sets off on a quest to rescue fellow princess Sleeping Beauty and her people. With stunning artwork by...
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Women, you may think that the flesh that covers you and the organs and muscles and neurons that make you breathe and poop and eat are your own, but actually they are not. Oklahoma State Rep. Justin Humphrey can see how might “feel like that is” your body, but if you are pregnant, he regrets to info...

Oklahoma Lawmaker: Pregnant Women Are 'Hosts' Whose Bodies Don't Belong to Them

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