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Why girls are dealing with puberty earlier than ever before

Why girls are dealing with puberty earlier than ever before | Chick chick chick | Scoop.it
Having your first sex ed class in the seventh grade used to make a lot of sense. You get to learn about puberty and sexuality at the same time, collect your mysterious gift bag, and then go home, where you can start having a sort of awkward but super important conversation with your parent or guardian. But today, a lot of girls are starting puberty so early that Dr. Louise Greenspan and Dr. Julianna Deardorff suggest that we might want to start puberty education well before sex education. These two doctors have been tracking over 400 girls in the San Francisco area for the last nine years in one of the largest long-term studies of puberty ever. Together, they’ve written The New Puberty, a book that summarizes their findings and offers advice for parents and caretakers of young girls. What they discovered will surprise you and it should have a huge impact on the way we teach girls about their bodies. In an interview with NPR, Drs. Greenspan and Deardorff ...
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The scariest feminist in Game of Thrones - The Vancouver Observer

The scariest feminist in Game of Thrones - The Vancouver Observer | Chick chick chick | Scoop.it
Game of Thrones Season Two brought us dragons, but Season Five may bring something to Westeros that its denizens will find even more wondrous and strange: feminism.Despite its complex political and interpersonal landscape, Westeros as presented by...
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More Than a Superhero: How Wonder Woman Helped Shape Feminism

More Than a Superhero: How Wonder Woman Helped Shape Feminism | Chick chick chick | Scoop.it
Tonight, Marvel will debut its female-centric show Agent Carter. Before her, one woman started it all.
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Prof. Hankell's curator insight, January 16, 2015 8:51 AM

It’s absolutely vital that we’re saying to Hollywood—and to the world—female-centered roles are important...

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22 Movies Featuring Women We're Excited to See in 2015 - TIME

22 Movies Featuring Women We're Excited to See in 2015 - TIME | Chick chick chick | Scoop.it
Studios are finally beginning to recognize that making movies that tell women's stories is just a good business decision.
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The Spring 2015 Trend Report: Your Ultimate Guide To The New Season

The Spring 2015 Trend Report: Your Ultimate Guide To The New Season | Chick chick chick | Scoop.it
Hold on to your (floppy) hats! Spring 2015 is full of Seventies fashion throwbacks, plus covetable statement denim and warrior-worthy accessories.
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Rolling Stone and the Curious Case of the Nippleless Women in White Tank-Tops - New York Magazine

Rolling Stone and the Curious Case of the Nippleless Women in White Tank-Tops - New York Magazine | Chick chick chick | Scoop.it
Nicki Minaj, Taylor Swift, Jennifer Lawrence, and more cyborgs.
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Women at Work: A Guide for Men

Women at Work: A Guide for Men | Chick chick chick | Scoop.it
Even the most well-intentioned male managers can be clueless when dealing with women in the workplace.

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Mike Allen's curator insight, December 17, 2014 5:48 PM

Women in top roles are vital as long as they are there on merit. They bring a range of good qualities and reduce macho management . This evidence is both compelling and ignored Why?

Prof. Hankell's curator insight, December 17, 2014 10:20 PM

I am convinced that women don’t need more advice. Men do...

FOXY Steph's curator insight, December 18, 2014 9:09 AM

It's a complex subject. It sounds as if women have to be more like men to succeed in business...  whereas all we need to do is be ourselves.

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The 10 most popular toys for boys and girls this Christmas - Deseret News

The 10 most popular toys for boys and girls this Christmas - Deseret News | Chick chick chick | Scoop.it
If you're still looking for the perfect gift for your game-loving teenager or doll-obsessed 5-year-old, a recent study from the National Retail Federation
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Discover the surprising story of Wonder Woman’s feminist, polygamist creator | Toronto Life

Discover the surprising story of Wonder Woman’s feminist, polygamist creator | Toronto Life | Chick chick chick | Scoop.it
(Images: Wonder Woman: courtesy of Random House; Lepore: Dari Michele) The Secret History of Wonder Woman, the new book by Harvard history prof and New Yor
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According to New Research, Viking Women Explored Just as Much as Men - The family that stays together possibly slays together. - Breaking news around the world

According to New Research, Viking Women Explored Just as Much as Men - The family that stays together possibly slays together. - Breaking news around the world | Chick chick chick | Scoop.it
Earlier this year, we were saddened to realize that, upon closer examination, the Internet’s belief that half of all Viking warriors were women was not as justified as we’d hoped.

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Wikipedia's Gender Problem Gets a Closer Look - Yahoo News

Wikipedia's Gender Problem Gets a Closer Look - Yahoo News | Chick chick chick | Scoop.it
Wikipedia has a gender problem. A 2011 editor survey by the Wikimedia Foundation pegged the number of active female editors at only 9 percent.
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A closer look at Wikipedia's gender problem - Mother Nature Network

A closer look at Wikipedia's gender problem - Mother Nature Network | Chick chick chick | Scoop.it
Who edits Wikipedia can have a significant impact on the types of topics that receive thorough entries and how the topics are categorized on the site.
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Nude women make me uncomfortable - Telegraph.co.uk

Nude women make me uncomfortable - Telegraph.co.uk | Chick chick chick | Scoop.it
A new fashion advert shows a woman reclining on a chair, naked and with jeans (that's what she's selling) round her ankles. While Madonna this week posed topless in a magazine. But are the two things the same?
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Cinderella Was A Feminist Princess Way Before 'Frozen' And 'Maleficent' Came ... - Huffington Post

Cinderella Was A Feminist Princess Way Before 'Frozen' And 'Maleficent' Came ... - Huffington Post | Chick chick chick | Scoop.it
The last year has proved to be very progressive for Disney princesses.
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5 Charts That Show Just How Terrible Women Have It In Hollywood

5 Charts That Show Just How Terrible Women Have It In Hollywood | Chick chick chick | Scoop.it
This just in: Women haven't made any progress in film in 17 years.
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I'm a feminist and I converted to Islam - CNN.com

I'm a feminist and I converted to Islam - CNN.com | Chick chick chick | Scoop.it
I am a Muslim, but I wasn't always. I converted to Islam in November 2001, two months after 9/11.
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Top fashion trends for 2015 - Daily Mail

Top fashion trends for 2015 - Daily Mail | Chick chick chick | Scoop.it
All of the most best fashion trends for the coming year are here. Everything from fun sequins with denim jackets to a tailored tuxedo jacket. Big, bold flower prints and daring dots will be popular this year.
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10 Weird Asian Trends That Might Surprise You

Non one really understand trends, sometimes something goes out of style and few years later it's the new hottest trend. Here are some crazy trends in Asia th...
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DC Comics Doesn't Want a Feminist Wonder Woman - GeekDad (blog)

DC Comics Doesn't Want a Feminist Wonder Woman - GeekDad (blog) | Chick chick chick | Scoop.it
While Marvel is positioning Captain Marvel/Carol Danvers and the new Ms. Marvel/Kamala Khan to be 21st century female icons, DC Comics is pushing Wonder Woman back to the 19th. Continue reading →
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Toys Are More Divided by Gender Now Than They Were 50 Years Ago

Toys Are More Divided by Gender Now Than They Were 50 Years Ago | Chick chick chick | Scoop.it
Even at times when discrimination was much more common, catalogs contained more neutral appeals than advertisements today.
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The Best & Worst Web Design Trends of 2014 - Market Blog

The Best & Worst Web Design Trends of 2014 - Market Blog | Chick chick chick | Scoop.it
We cover a handful of the worst and some of the best design trends in web design that we've seen during 2014.
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Where to next? 15 trends for 2015

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Sri Lanka has allure, as does the more unfamiliar Uzbekistan. And a gluten-free eating experience, bikes and bucket lists will also encourage us to pack our bags.

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Why girls are dealing with puberty earlier than ever before

Why girls are dealing with puberty earlier than ever before | Chick chick chick | Scoop.it
Having your first sex ed class in the seventh grade used to make a lot of sense. You get to learn about puberty and sexuality at the same time, collect your mysterious gift bag, and then go home, where you can start having a sort of awkward but super important conversation with your parent or guardian. But today, a lot of girls are starting puberty so early that Dr. Louise Greenspan and Dr. Julianna Deardorff suggest that we might want to start puberty education well before sex education. These two doctors have been tracking over 400 girls in the San Francisco area for the last nine years in one of the largest long-term studies of puberty ever. Together, they’ve written The New Puberty, a book that summarizes their findings and offers advice for parents and caretakers of young girls. What they discovered will surprise you and it should have a huge impact on the way we teach girls about their bodies. In an interview with NPR, Drs. Greenspan and Deardorff ...
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Woman who drank while pregnant ‘didn’t commit crime’

Woman who drank while pregnant ‘didn’t commit crime’ | Chick chick chick | Scoop.it
A BRITISH court has ruled that heavy drinking during pregnancy should not be considered a “crime of violence” against the child in a case that had raised concerns about criminalising mothers.

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ReGenUC's curator insight, December 4, 2014 5:38 PM

While the harms associated with alcohol consumption during pregnancy are well recognised, this is a good outcome. Criminalising women's behaviour is not the solution to this problem.

Marianne PokeBunny Lenaerts's curator insight, December 5, 2014 3:49 AM

am i reading this right ??  so then  who commit the crime if the child gets born with disorders coz  of  alcohal abuse ?????   the store  where she bought the booze ...  or  the factory that made the booze 

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This Infographic Reveals the Secrets of the Happiest Couples

This Infographic Reveals the Secrets of the Happiest Couples | Chick chick chick | Scoop.it
PSA: Valentine's Day is next week. Whether or not you celebrate the occasion, this infographic from happiness training app Happify could help you improve your romantic relationship.

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