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#DearDaddy video fosters fathers to fight rape culture

Good fathers want what’s best for their daughtersa strong education, a loving family, a healthy life. But what happens when these same parents tell sexist jokes to their friends or build disparaging remarks about women in front of their sons? What is the connection between that behavior and the terrifying reality that one in three …

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Indian government: pregnant women should shun meat, eggs and lustful thinks of sexuality

Mother and Child Care leaflet also recommends expectant moms detach themselves from passion, rage, attachment Indias government is advising pregnant women to avoid all meat, eggs and lustful thoughts. Doctors say the advice is preposterous, and even dangerous, considering Indias already poor record with maternal health. Women are often the last to feed or receive …

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‘ It tears every part of your life away ‘: the truth about male infertility

Men are facing a fertility crisis, so why is most practical and emotional support offered to couples struggling to conceive aimed at females? James and Davina D’Souza met and fell in love in their early 20 s. They got married 5 years later, and three years afterwards had saved enough to buy a family home …

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My parent is a womaniser. I’m terrified I’ll become one, too

Mariella Frostrup advises a young man that philandering is a selection and hes not forced to follow in “his fathers” footsteps The dilemma I’m 22, single and very romantic, yet I can’t relate to women. I grew up with a womanising parent and ever since I can recollect he has built commentaries about both women …

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My greatest friend: How my father helped me in my battle with bulimia

Image: Vicky Leta/ Mashable I was 23 years old when I pulled together every shred of fortitude I could muster, gathered my family together and admitted to them I was sick. By then I had been combating an illness in secret for several years without them knowing a thing about it. It was the summer …

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