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Stories of women in the news who have done exceptional things or made headlines around the world.




Murder In The Mothers Club Pages: 2 3 4
    In Japan, the pain of being excluded from cool-mom cliques has driven women to kill their children's friends.

Sex Around the World
    Which country's residents have the happiest sex lives? Check out the sex habits of Belgium, China, Turkey, and others, and find out how we stack up.

Real Life: Why I Chose Abortion Pages: 2 3 4 5
    The easiest choice I've ever made is also the hardest to live with.

Is Someone You Know Being Abused?
    If you suspect a friend or coworker is being abused, sharing your concerns with her is the most helpful thing you can do. Some tips on how to start the conversation.

Q&A With Ayaan Hirsi Ali
    This month, the former Dutch parliamentarian, 37, publishes a memoir, Infidel, and reveals what it's like to be a controversy magnet.

The Last Clinic Standing Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7
    On most Monday mornings, Dr. Miriam McCreary wakes up before her pet parrot at 5 a.m. and dresses in the dark in order to make a 7:20 flight from her home in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to her office in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Six Degrees of Giving
    Make Six Degrees more than a game. Make it a force -- connect to your charity and ask others to do the same.

Kandahar's Top Cop is a Woman Pages: 2 3 4
    The Taliban leave death threats on her door at night. But for Malalai Kakar, Kandahar's top cop, fear is not an option.

What You Should Know About...Children In Armed Conflict
    More than 2 million children have been killed in armed conflicts; another 6 million are permanently disabled. More than 250,000 children continue to be exploited as child soldiers. What you should know about children in armed conflict.

What You Should Know About...Sudan
    The U.N. Mission in Sudan was established in 2005 to help refugees and displaced persons, and to protect human rights. What you should know about Sudan.

Stop Child Birth Related Deaths In Africa
    Ethiopia has one of the highest rates of child birth-related deaths in the world, with one in seven women at risk. More than three out of four deaths could be prevented with proper medical care. Find out how to help.

4 Outrageous Ways To De-Stress
    Can watching jellyfish counteract a bad day at work? Would beating up a bartender (for a fee) make you relax about your credit-card bills? When stress hits women all over the globe, you'd be surprised by what they do about it.

What You Can Do About Immigration Reform
   

Help Stop Sex Trafficking
    Sex trafficking has received more attention in the past five years, and these organizations are doing heroic work in fighting it. Check them out and put an end to sex trafficking.

Rising Female Politicians Pages: 2 3
    These female politicians from all over the world are on the fast track to the top.

How to Change a Flat Tire
    Learn how to fix a flat -- without calling AAA.

A Greener Clean
    Clean your home without hurting the environment, or your health

Gitmo's Girl Pages: 2 3 4 5
    Performing in purple underwear on MTV hardly seems like qualification for the toughest legal job on the planet: defending suspected terrorists at Guantanamo Bay. Then again, Kristine Huskey is not your typical lawyer

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The Revolution Will Be Televised (November 2006) Pages: 2 3
    The fluffy precinct of girl talk and pop stars, Arab chat shows are changing the way women think in the Middle East. Will the real battle for hearts and minds be played out on the boob tube?

Are You Ready For Coutourism? (November 2006) Pages: 2 3
    A new high-fashion travel trend has women scouring the globe to build one-of-a-kind wardrobes. How far would you go in search of great style?

Tx2ual Healing? (October 2006) Pages: 2
    Welcome to 2006, where you make plans by text, friends on MySpace, and love via IM. Technically speaking, R we better off? We challenged 2 writers 2 take opposite approaches for a week: 1 living strictly thru monitors, the other thru cyber-free human

Has America Become Immigrant Nation? (September 2006) Pages: 2 3 4 5
    There are more than 11 million illegal aliens in the U.S. But could you spot one in a crowd? They're not always who you think they are.

Prison Beauty Pagents (September 2006) Pages: 2 3 4
    Instead of a modeling contract, the winner of this Siberian prison's beauty contest gets early release. Too bad life on the outside is just as tough.

7 Reasons To Feel Good About The World (August 2006)
    We scoured the globe for good news-and found it! Here are seven reasons to smile and feel good about the world this month!

How Do You Begin a Conversation?
    If you suspect a friend or coworker is being abused, sharing your concerns with her -- rather than tentatively whispering them to a mutual friend -- is the most helpful thing you can do.

Our Most Important Mission Ever: Stop Violence Against Women Now Pages: 2
    It's America's dirty little secret: One in three women still falls victim to domestic abuse. In honor of our second annual "It's Time to Talk" campaign (we launched our first with partner Liz Claiborne in October 2004), nine U.S. senators a

Tsunami Relief -- What You Can Do
    In the aftermath of these incredible natural disasters, these sites have organized relief efforts throughout the affected regions.

Help Protect Women's Freedom in Iraq
    By sending this sample letter to Congress, you'll be doing your part to protect and provide assistance to the women in Iraq.

Could This Woman Be The Next Queen? Pages: 2 3
    When you're Prince William and you have your pick of any woman in the world, whom do you choose? Meet Kate Middleton.

Aids Made Me an Orphan Pages: 2
    Fourteen-year-old Mitchelle Ijai is just one of 730,000 Kenyan children orphaned by AIDS. Here, the heartbreaking story of her mother's "mystery" illness, the aunt and uncle who shunned her and the amazing school that has given her hope.

Girl Power Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
    You're never too young to change the world. We talk to girls who are crusading for what they believe in, starting their own organizations and making a difference.

Women Risking Their Lives for Education Pages: 2 3
    Eve Ensler takes a harrowing undercover journey to chronicle the women's fight against the Taliban, one of the most repressive regimes in history.

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