"An Israeli judge resigned from a government appeals board on Wednesday after public uproar over reports he had told a courtroom that some girls "enjoy rape"...
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Let's use social media to promote global awareness!
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Blogging for business doesn't just help you get more business - it also helps you improve your own business acumen
I definitely agree with Suzan St Maur here: Blogging makes you a better listener.
In my ten years as a blogger, I have learnt more about audience than any webinar!
Man gives attention to a woman. Woman expresses her lack of desire for said attention. Man immediately turns hostile.
Unfortunately, it’s a dynamic as old as time — or at the very least, as old as Internet chat rooms. And anyone looking at BuzzFeed staff writer Grace Spelman’s Twitter feed on Monday saw said dynamic play out as Spelman tweeted her unsolicited, increasingly hostile correspondence with former “MuggleCast” host Ben Schoen.
This 1855 brochure for a New Orleans slave auction staged by the firm of J.A. Beard & May shows how dealers represented the personal qualities, work history, and physical attributes of enslaved people who were up for sale. In this auction, two plantations' labor "gangs" were to be split up...
Pioneering activist and cultural theorist Jean Kilbourne has been studying the image of women in advertising for over 40 years. In this rapid-fire, passionate, and highly entertaining talk, she discusses the experiences that inspired her to create this new field and vividly illustrates how these images affect us all. You'll never look at an ad in the same way again.
"Nigeria made history by outlawing female genital mutilation. The ban falls under the Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act 2015 that was passed in Senate on May 5 and recently enacted into law.
This was one of the last acts by the outgoing president, Goodluck Jonathan. His successor, Muhammadu Buhari, was sworn into office this past Friday, May 29."
The fight against hunger — the "world's most solvable problem" — is far from over. While the number of people suffering from hunger across the globe has seen a dramatic decline over the past two decades, and international food prices are falling, there are still 805 million people who cannot lead a healthy life due to lack of food.