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Should a woman’s testosterone level matter in sports?

Should a woman’s testosterone level matter in sports?

Picture the lineup of athletes along a start line as they wait eagerly for the sound of the gun or gymnasts as they perform flips on a balance beam with unfathomable precision. Although tremendous skill, hard work and thousands of hours of practice are involved in them molding their bodies for sporting excellence, nature is […]

More Women in Govt, but Far From Gender Equality – Survey

More Women in Govt, but Far From Gender Equality – Survey

The number of women in parliament in Africa has almost doubled over the past 15 years to 24% while the number of women in cabinet has grown five times in 30 years to 22%, the McKinsey & Company Women Matter Africa report revealed on Thursday. Africa has more women in parliament than the global average, […]

Women Are Crushing It At The Rio Olympics, But The Media Keeps Focusing On Their Husbands

Women Are Crushing It At The Rio Olympics, But The Media Keeps Focusing On Their Husbands

More women are competing in Rio 2016 than any previous Olympic Games, bringing the games closer than ever to gender parity. But that doesn’t mean sexist stereotypes against female athletes are going to go away. Take Hungarian swimmer Katinka Hosszu, known as the “Iron Lady.” Hosszu shattered a world record Saturday night in the women’s […]

Why Some Women Are More Prone To Menopause Misery Than Other

Why Some Women Are More Prone To Menopause Misery Than Other

Common symptoms of menopause can last for more than a decade 1 in 5 who had hysterectomies were afflicted by ‘constant night sweats’ Undergoing transition earlier in life is behind longer term symptoms Having a hysterectomy doubles the odds of a woman enduring persistent hot flushes and night sweats, scientists have found. Researchers found many […]

Female deacons? Has Francis put us on the path to a woman Pope?

Female deacons? Has Francis put us on the path to a woman Pope?

Every time the Pope is cornered by the press on an aeroplane he seems to say something awkward. Remember “Who am I to judge?” – his remark about people in a homosexual relationship? This time, on the way back from a trip to Armenia, the beans he spilt were about a new commission to study […]

South Africa: Government Calls On Women to Share Their Stories During Women’s Month for Tell Her Story Campaign

South Africa: Government Calls On Women to Share Their Stories During Women’s Month for Tell Her Story Campaign

Government calls on all Women to share their stories during Women’s Month for the Tell Her Story campaign using the hashtag #TellHerStory. This forms part of the 60th anniversary commemoration of the 1956 Women’s march to the Union Buildings against pass laws. The 60th anniversary of the Women’s March will be held under the theme; […]

How Your Body Can Tell If He Or She Is Really ‘The One’

How Your Body Can Tell If He Or She Is Really ‘The One’

On Valentine’s Day, a dating anniversary, National Girlfriends Day (August 1), any day you see a romantic comedy, or basically any day, you may be asking the following question about the person you are currently seeing, dating, engaged to or even married to: Is he or she The One? We’re not talking about Neo from The Matrix but […]

There Really Is No Difference In Intelligence Between Men And Women

There Really Is No Difference In Intelligence Between Men And Women

A recent study compared the intelligence of men and women. But are we facing the wrong direction on this issue? Look on the Internet, on social media and in nearly any comedy club and you’ll find people saying how stupid the opposite sex is. Some web sites actually focus on why men are better than […]

The Evolutionary Reason Why Women Orgasm

The Evolutionary Reason Why Women Orgasm

Why do women have orgasms? The question has long confused scientists; after all, orgasm isn’t necessary for conception, and women can orgasm even when they’re not having reproductive sex. Now, a new study brings an interesting new theory into the mix: Women’s orgasms could be a vestige left over by evolution itself. In a literature […]

Saudi Arabia Just Created a Division for Women in Sports

Saudi Arabia Just Created a Division for Women in Sports

In what is already shaping to be a monumental summer for Arab women in sports, Princess Reema bint Bandar Al-Saud has been officially appointed as the Vice President for Women’s Affairs of the General Sports Authority in Saudi Arabia Monday, according to the Saudi Council of Ministers. Four years ago, two Saudi women athletes, Sarah […]