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Sexist Taunts in Japan Hit a Fertility Nerve

Women's eNews - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 23:30
The heckling of an unmarried female assemblywoman in Tokyo highlights a work-life imbalance problem that is tied to delayed motherhood

Euro Court's Ban on French Veil Is Biased

Women's eNews - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 23:07
France expresses no concern over cyclists who race naked or sunbathe naked on certain beaches, yet is concerned by women who wish not to show their skin and face? I call that a blatant double standard.

Iranians Move to Turkey to Press LGBT Liberation

Women's eNews - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 22:51
Turkey's 12th annual gay pride march on June 29 featured plenty of outrage over hate crimes and discrimination against lesbian gay, bisexual and transgender people. But for Iranians, the country is still a haven.

For Helena Rubinstein, Cosmetics Key to 'New Power'

Women's eNews - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 22:36
"Beauty is anything but frivolous," said Rubinstein, who built an empire from nothing through essentially inventing modern cosmetics, says Michèle Fitoussi in this excerpt from the businesswoman's biography.

Kids Underfoot at Quilting Bee Overhear True Tales

Women's eNews - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 22:05
As a child, well before Gwendolyn M. Plano entered a violent marriage that lasted 25 years, eavesdropping on countrywomen's quilting bees provided glimpses of what her elders endured, she says in this excerpt from "Letting Go into Perfect Love."
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