Breast self-monitoring will help empower women

While a biomedical student at NASA, Yehudit Abrams was researching the potential use of ultrasound to monitor astronauts on the International Space Station. But it was the loss of her cousin in a car crash who was a breast cancer survivor that inspired Abrams to develop a new handheld ultrasound device that women can use at home to monitor their breast tissue.

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The ongoing scourge of slavery

A report from CNN recently highlighted an issue affecting women globally. While we may think that slavery has long since been abolished, sadly it is alive and well and thriving on the streets of Europe.

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Is it "Time's Up" for Victoria's Secret?

Statuesque at 6”2, size 12 and gracing the cover of Sports Illustrated, some would think Aussie model Robyn Lawley “had it all.”

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Celebrating a brilliant mind

All you need is love and wifi, right?

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Women over 55 years now the fastest growing homeless demographic in Australia

The statistics from around the world are alarming, and Australia is no exception. 

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Israeli startup creates wine that won't give you a hangover

Drinking wine is a pleasure and indulgence but one that cannot be shared equally, with pregnant women jumping immediately to mind. But this is changing, thanks to the ingenuity of female “wine” maker Anat Levi from Israel who has created a light and refreshing, non-alcoholic alternative to the real thing.

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Blazing a trail: as legal cannabis goes global, will Britain be next?

The high profile story of an Aussie father facing jail time for juicing cannabis to alleviate his daughters chronic pain from Crohn's disease has brought the issue of medical cannabis to the fore. Will more countries, Australia included, pursue legalising medicinal cannabis, and do you agree that it should be legalised?

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Iranian woman 'sentenced to 20 years in prison' for removing headscarf in protest

An Iranian woman says she has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for removing her compulsory Islamic headscarf out of protest and for 'waving a white flag of peace in the street.'

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Inspiring quotes

Women in Saudi Arabia

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