SlutWalk Chicago takes place on Saturday in the Loop. The march originally took place in response to a comment by a Toronto police officer, that women should "avoid dressing like sluts in order not to be victimized."
Newspapers and weeklies have been struggling to stay afloat in the United States. Magazines like "Gourmet" and "Metropolitan Home" have shut down. But that’s not the case in Afghanistan. Publications there are thriving.
Chris Shelton is a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College. She's also a representative for the Americas for the International Working Group on Women and Sport. Chris says that today more girls than ever are interested in a whole range of sports. Whether you g
Around 32,000 people commit suicide in the U.S. each year; 20 percent of those suicides are veterans. Traditionally, when we think of suicide among vets, we think of men. But this week, for the first time, a sizable study was published that looked specifically at female veterans and suicide.Dr.
Radio M host Tony Sarabia joins Jerome for another edition of Global Notes, Worldview’s weekly look at what’s happening in the world of music. This week, they discuss Mauritania’s biggest musical export, the griot singer Malouma.
When Libyan leader Col. Muammar Qaddafi travels around the world, he usually has a cadre of female bodyguards. But that’s not the only visible presence that women have in Libya. A little known fact is that Qaddafi opened up society to women when he took power 41 years ago.