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The baby girl asks her father for a 'favour' in the video which raises awareness of how tackling attitudes could prevent more violence against women Girls Ask, Real Love, Attitude, Daddy, Father, Dads

Emotional #DearDaddy video shows how sexual violence escalates

Aid organisation Care Norway released the powerful five-minute clip to tackle rape culture and urge men to change their attitudes towards women. It has been watched more than 300,000 times.

In the Netherlands, you're assigned a kraamzorg, a professional maternity nurse, who is with you for up to eight hours every day, all paid for by your compulsory health insurance. Pregnant Nurse, Breastfeeding Tips, First Baby, Health Insurance, Future Baby, Dutch, Baby Strollers, Birth, Maternity

I Had a Dutch-Style Home Birth and Here's Why It Was Awesome

When I had my first baby I wasn’t taking any chances. I wasn't only delivering her in hospital, under the care of my very experienced (and good...

“If my body is on a beach, then it is ready. Advertising Campaign, Ads, Beach Body Ready, Body Shaming, Insecurity, Woman Beach, Beachbody, Protein, Articles

Here's How People Are Reacting To An Ad In London Asking Women If They Are "Beach Body Ready"

“If my body is on a beach, then it is ready. Thank you very much.”

Indian Fathers are Taking Selfies With Their Daughters for a Very Important Cause Make You Cry, How To Make, Taking Selfies, Daughters, Fathers, Carnival, Campaign, Indian, Female

Indian Fathers are Taking Selfies With Their Daughters for a Very Important Cause

This campaign will make you cry—but for a cause.

In Guatemala was said to have the highest teenage pregnancy rate in ALL of Latin America, with some girls getting pregnant at just 10 years old. Political System, Some Girls, 10 Year Old, Getting Pregnant, It Hurts, Pregnancy, Politics, Teen, Spanish

Why Are 10-year-olds Having Babies in Guatemala?

In 2014, 17,000 girls between ages 10 and 19 became pregnant in Guatemala, 5,000 of which were under the age of 15. Fusion investigates why.

I’m ashamed to say that I didn’t fully appreciate just how awesome Planned Parenthood was until I was faced with not having it. No, I’m not talking about this recent BS threat from Republicans to defund the organization. I’m talking about the time… Pro Choice, Believe, How To Plan, Memes, Face, Organization, Woman, Awesome, Buenos Aires

54 Women Tell Us Why They Stand With Planned Parenthood

I’m ashamed to say that I didn’t fully appreciate just how awesome Planned Parenthood was until I was faced with not having it. No, I’m not talking about this recent BS threat from Republicans to defund the organization. I’m talking about the time…

When Sushmita woke up on a warm day in Bardiya, Nepal, she had no idea that it was supposed to be her wedding day, but many others did. Sushmita’s parents knew. They had hastily planned the wedding in secret, knowing that many people in the community would not approve and would fight to prevent it. They also knew that their daughter, the bride, would not approve. It didn’t matter that Sushmita was only 13 years old or that she wanted to keep studying. It didn’t matter that the groom was a… 13 Year Olds, Groom, Wedding Day, Sari, Daughter, How To Plan, Bride, Studying, Nepal

When Sushmita woke up on a warm day in Bardiya, Nepal, she had no idea that it was supposed to be her wedding day, but many others did. Sushmita’s parents knew. They had hastily planned the wedding in secret, knowing that many people in the community would not approve and would fight to prevent it. They also knew that their daughter, the bride, would not approve. It didn’t matter that Sushmita was only 13 years old or that she wanted to keep studying. It didn’t matter that the groom was a…