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Periods Don’t Stop for Pandemics – Neither Will Our Efforts to Bring Safe Menstrual Hygiene to Women and Girls – World

STORY HIGHLIGHTS The coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) highlights, or even exacerbates, persisting challenges related to menstruation. Menstrual health and hygiene (MHH) ne to be included in COVID-19 emergency response interventions and policies across sectors, including health, education, WASH, and gender. As part of the WASH response to COVID-19, there are ample …

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In 1940s, pros wore dresses, lipstick to play ball

By FRED BOWENGuest columnist A few weeks ago, I wrote a column about major league baseball during World War II (1941 to 1945). Several people wrote me emails saying they were upset I didn’t mention the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL), a women’s league that played from 1943 to …

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Every TV Series Streaming on HBO Max at Launch

HBO Max opened its digital doors this week, offering a ton of films and shows for new customers. Even with the coronavirus pandemic slowing the release of some of the service’s originals (including the long-awaited Friends reunion special), HBO Max already has almost 400 series available for streaming. That number includes …

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Figure-hugging outfit ‘too sexy’ for work

  OPINION I’ve just been summoned to the boss’s office for an urgent meeting. My brain’s performing an audit of offences that could have landed me here (falling asleep at my desk last week? Not replacing the can of Coke I took from the fridge?), when he closes the door …

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Both men and women need to be ‘feminists’

Prem Chowdhry Author and former Academic, Delhi University The recent ‘Bois Locker Room’ episode in Delhi, in which an Instagram group of young school-going boys shared obscene messages, compromising allegedly the morphed images of underage girls, shocked the public. These boys, hailing from educated, socio-economically well-to-do families belonged to some …

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