Tag: Women

Air Pollution: How it Affects Our Lungs and Our Environment

Air Pollution: How it Affects Our Lungs and Our Environment

If you live in a crowded, congested area, you are most likely very familiar with air pollution. It usually takes on the form of brown haze over a town, highway, or other congested areas that contain a lot of factories. Some isn’t seen, but its gross smell is definitely noticeable. This is a major threat to global health and prosperity. Air pollution is responsible for more than 6.5 million deaths each year globally, according to an article from The Lancet. If you’re exposed to high levels of pollution, you may experience a rapid onset of symptoms. These can range from irritated airways to feeling out of breath and coughing.

Taliban Bans University Education for Women in Afghanistan

Taliban Bans University Education for Women in Afghanistan

The latest decision to forbid women from pursuing higher education in Afghanistan is a setback for everyone impacted, as it further deflates what little optimism there is for development in the nation. People were hopeful that a different Ministry of Education directive from March, which barred girls from attending state-run secondary schools, would be overturned at the time the order was announced.

Megan Thee Stallion Receives Letter of Support Denouncing Violence Against Women

Megan Thee Stallion Receives Letter of Support Denouncing Violence Against Women

Southern Black Girls & Women’s Consortium, along with a number of prominent industry figures, has issued an extensive open letter denouncing violence against women. The letter is addressed in particular to Megan Thee Stallion, who was recently the apparent target of Drake’s lyrics in “Circo Loco,” where he accused the rapper of lying about being shot by Tony Lanez in 2020.

Women Athletes Now Have Their Own Sports Network

Women Athletes Now Have Their Own Sports Network

Being able to find women’s sports is going to be much easier now. The first-ever network to focus on female athletes, the Women’s Sports Network, launched Wednesday, offering 24/7 streaming of original programming, competitions, documentaries and a daily studio show “Game On.” This network is free and ad-supported. It is featured on streaming services including Amazon.com’s Freevee, Fox Corp.-owned Tubi, FuboTV, and smart TVs. The Women’s Sports Network comes at a time when investment and viewership numbers for women’s sports are on the rise, yet women only receive a small fraction of media coverage.

Should transgender women participate in female sports?

Should transgender women participate in female sports?

There have been a number of transgender women in women’s sports, such as tennis player Renée Richards and weightlifter Laurel Hubbard. However, the matter of transgender women (people who have medically transitioned from being a man to being a woman) participating in women’s sports remains a hotly debated topic.

‘Food is medicine’ the New White House Pilot Program

‘Food is medicine’ the New White House Pilot Program

The White House has just announced a plan in anticipation of the conference on hunger, nutrition, and health to be held in Washington on Wednesday. The Biden administration is proposing that nutrition labels—with simplified information—go on the front of food packages as part of a strategy to end diet-related diseases and hunger in America.

Mahsa Amini: More Than Just a Head Scarf

Mahsa Amini: More Than Just a Head Scarf

Iran ignites with anger as the women of Iran protest for their basic human rights. An unfortunate and not uncommon scenes take place in Iran where blood is shed, and according to them, it’s in women’s best interest.
In 1936 Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the leader or Iran at the time, made the Hijab – or the head scarf –illegal in Iran as he thought it was a sign of falling behind. The women of Iran protested in disagreement with the new law and Hijab was made legal again.

10 Fashion Trends That Should Never Make A Comeback

10 Fashion Trends That Should Never Make A Comeback

Fashion trends are constantly changing as time passes. Trends like flared leggings and retro shoes are just examples of amazing fashion stables that have been seen making a comeback recently. Although there are many cool trends popping up again, some trends are meant to stay in the past.

Abortion Continues to Divide America

Abortion Continues to Divide America

The United States continues to split from their differences. The issue on spotlight is abortion, and with one arguing about pro-life and the other focusing on the life of the mother, there has been difficult chances to see the subject eye to eye. Some states have outlawed abortion. For women to get an abortion, some of them have crossed into different states. This can be a crime for some states too.

Op-Ed: The Dangers of Making Abortion Illegal

Op-Ed: The Dangers of Making Abortion Illegal

After a draft majority opinion on the overturning of Roe v. Wade was leaked, states across the country have already begun to consider and even move forward with laws and legislation that classify abortion as a homicide. With the possibility of States limiting and banning abortion, many people have started to raise awareness on the dangers of making abortion Illegal.

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