‘Allah allows women to be raped’ for a reason, Islamic scholar claims

An Islamic scholar has allegedly claimed that rape is permissible. Saud Saleh, who is a professor in Cairo, Egypt, allegedly argued that Allah permits sexual violence between Muslim men and non-Muslim women, adding that the act is often used to “humiliate” infidels and save Muslim women from the pressures of premarital sex. The professor from … Continue reading ‘Allah allows women to be raped’ for a reason, Islamic scholar claims

Long work hours and risk of depression in women

Working for over 55 hours a week is linked to heightened depression in women, suggests an observational study published online in the Journal of Epidemiology Community Health. Furthermore, the study found that working during weekends is associated with an increased risk in both sexes. Recent times have seen the need to work outside standard 'office' … Continue reading Long work hours and risk of depression in women

Why women die from health emergencies we can ‘easily’ control with CPR

  Picture a scenario where you're in the street and the person standing beside you collapses. Let's say you have experience in health matters. So, what do you do? Quite a hard decision, right? If you step in, you're more likely to end up performing CPR on a man than a woman with the same … Continue reading Why women die from health emergencies we can ‘easily’ control with CPR

Must-read news headlines for August 17, 2018

Late singer Aretha Franklin inspired women to get some "respect" but she never saw herself as a "feminist heroine" even though the message in some of her most famous anthems empowered them to greatness. Former U.S. security officials issued scathing rebukes to President Donald Trump, admonishing him for yanking a top former spy chief's security clearance … Continue reading Must-read news headlines for August 17, 2018

Pictures from around the world (July-August)

  Cal Fire Division Chief Mark Higgins directs helicopters dropping water as the River Fire burns in Lakeport, Calif., Tuesday, July 31, 2018. A bullfighter goes flying off the bull during a bull riding event in honor of the capital's patron saint Santo Domingo de Guzman, in Managua, Nicaragua July 29, 2018. The aerobatic demonstration … Continue reading Pictures from around the world (July-August)

Why women talk more than men

A husband was trying to prove to his wife that women talk more than men. He showed her a study which indicated that men use about 10,000 words per day, whereas women use 20,000 words per day. His wife thought about this for a while. She then told her husband that women use twice as … Continue reading Why women talk more than men

Badgley Mischka: Lovely Bridals for Fall 2018

Badgley Mischka is an American fashion label designed by Mark Badgley and James Mischka. The label was launched in 1988. Mark Badgley and James Mischka have been hailed by Vogue as one of the “Top 10 American Designers” and as the darlings of the Hollywood set. The design duo has made their mark over the past two decades … Continue reading Badgley Mischka: Lovely Bridals for Fall 2018

Lein: Bridal Fashion (Fall 2018)

Laura Lein won two awards in 2016: Chicago’s DCASE Individual Artist and a grant from an anonymous donor. With the achievements, she immediately created her first-ever socially conscious women’s fashion collection. The Chicago designer made headlines with the To Primp a Butterfly collection which she said was inspired by the movie and music from Straight Outta Compton. "The … Continue reading Lein: Bridal Fashion (Fall 2018)

Best Mother’s Day Quotes

Mothers are the pride of human race; our world would have gone extinct without their kind nature, perseverance and unequaled love, even when it's undeserved. "Mother's love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved," wrote Erich Fromm. Mothers have a heart of gold. For this reason, a host of noble … Continue reading Best Mother’s Day Quotes