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Selfie Esteem: Body Image in a Digital Age
Last edited 2nd September 2014

While young women have long faced social pressure to look their best, the fact that “the glare of the camera is never far away,” as Hoder puts it, sets the experience of today’s teenagers and young adults apart from that of previous generations. The message is loud and clear: You must be beautiful.

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Slaughter of the Innocents
Last edited 1st September 2014

The ratio of female to male infants continues to decline in India and a recent report by the United Nations warned that urgent action is needed to reverse the trend. The report, “‘Sex Ratios and Gender Biased Sex Selection: History, Debates and Future Directions,” was published by the organization UN Women. The ratio has gone from 976 girls to 1000 boys in 1961, to 927 girls in 2001, and to 918 girls in 2011.


Natural Family Planning Praised for Respecting Women & Nature
Last edited 1st August 2014

Catholic teaching on sexuality and fertility is being hailed as a moral alternative to hormonal birth control that embraces nature and respects the fullness of women’s lives and dignity.

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Addicted to Birth Control
Last edited 29th July 2014

I have had medical issues with my cycles since they started at the age of 12. For a year I was too embarrassed to tell my mom, or anyone outside of my journal, that just about everything was wrong with them. You name it; I probably experienced it.


One Woman Had Enough of Catcalling on the Street. Here’s What She Does to Her Hecklers.
Last edited 23rd July 2014

Women walking down the street, especially in larger cities, are likely accustomed to some mild catcalling or comments directed toward them from complete strangers. Most of these women ignore their hecklers, but not Lindsey. Lindsey, a 28-year-old from Minneapolis who only is identified by her first name, confronts the people making unwanted comments, accusing them of “street harassment.”


Help Me Get to Heaven: A Guy's Perspective On Modesty
Last edited 2nd July 2014

In all my years I have seen nothing come close to the visual beauty of the female form… not the Grand Canyon, an Irish castle, a Ferrari F50, or a bald eagle with a butterfly halo riding a gazelle through a vast meadow of lilies at dawn (although tweeting that pic would certainly get more likes than my sister’s last bathroom selfie).


Women Swiftly Running Out Of Things That Aren’t Sexy
Last edited 18th June 2014

I expect the world to go about its regular denigration of women — I just wish members of the Church would stop helping them.

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Dorms for Single Mothers Hailed as Vital Pro-Life Effort
Last edited 10th June 2014

The all-women's College of St. Mary in Omaha, Neb. has something rare. With a recent $10 million investment in additional dorms for single mothers and their children, the college is among a very few in the nation with such on-campus housing.

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Motherhood at 40: How Women Came to Believe a Modern Myth
Last edited 1st June 2014

When it came to motherhood, from the late 1990s onward, rumors like “40 is the new 30” began to spread like wildfire among a small demographic subset of mostly educated, middle class women. With the media and cultural discourse fortifying the myth that modern women’s reproductive systems were now, somehow, superhuman, millions of women assumed it was safe to wait.

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Women Help Propel Nigeria's Economic Growth to Number one Status in Africa
Last edited 1st June 2014

Nigeria has overtaken South Africa as Africa's largest economy and experts say female entrepreneurs have been one of the key drivers behind the country's economic success.


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