BBC Undercover Journalists Uncover 'Sex for Grades' Practices at West African Universities

Although 35% of women globally experience physical and sexual violence, sexual harassment statistics are much higher and harder to track. BBC Africa Eye recently published shocking videos of undercover women journalists posing as students to decipher the levers used by academics at West African Universities to harass women into ‘sex for grades.’

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Glorious Indolence: A Blank Stretch of Time

The whole concept reminds me of all those hours I spent staring at the sky as a kid. Time seemed infinite in those days and the world only seemed to exist for the purpose of mystery and discovery. Life was one long meditation, from morning to night. And it was mine, too, with all its discoveries, wonders, and possibilities.

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#MeToo Going Full Steam in Myanmar, African-American Women To Hold The Fort During Elections, and More

The #MeToo movement has reached Myanmar. A recent documentary produced by Myanmar Journalism Institute for Mizzima TV is getting attention in the West as of late. Filmed along the China-Myanmar border, it shows among other crimes of sexual violence, Myanmar women telling their stories of getting sold to Chinese businessmen. Watch here.

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Women’s Rights At The Heart of Women’s World Cup, and Imposter Syndrome and Women in Politics

“In a country where football was traditionally seen as a man’s sport, I was a passionate football fan. For Iranians, it was considered not just strange but taboo that a young Iranian girl be into football […]” Last week FIFA apologized for removing two fans in political shirts campaigning for the right of women to enter soccer stadiums in Iran.

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Lip Colors & Trends to Try This Spring/Summer 2019

As much as we love the no-makeup makeup look, especially, during Summer when heavier makeup melts right off, a simple trick is to switch your lip color up. But you don’t want to go for just any bold color and pinky peach isn’t the only option. The latest trends include unique tones, monochromatic looks, and a long-awaited change of texture.

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Ageless Beauty Is In... Finally

The beauty industry has been breaking the barriers for inclusion in the areas of race, body shape, and gender. We now see models showing off the beauty of their skin conditions, flaws, and truths. But there still seems to be a missing demographic. The mature women. Here are the brands that have given them the attention they deserve.

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