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5 Elections To Watch In 2023 – What’s At Stake

“5 elections to watch in 2023 – what’s at stake as millions head to the ballot box around the globe.” by Blessing-Miles Tendi, University of Oxford; Ahmet T. Kuru, San Diego State University; Ayesha Jalal, Tufts University; Carl LeVan, American University, … Continue reading

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First Move: Does It Really Empower Women?

“Does it really empower women to expect them to make the first move?” by Riki Thompson, University of Washington Heterosexual dating conventions have long held that men make the first move: first to flirt, first to ask out on a date, … Continue reading

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Stop Telling Girls To Smile

“Stop telling girls to smile — it pressures them to accept the unjust status quo” by Natalie Coulter, York University, Canada Girls are constantly told to smile, from T-shirts sold in stores that say “everyone loves a happy girl” to the … Continue reading

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How I Turned Out To Be A Swag Or Slumped Specialist

Swag or slumped – it’s all about your mental attitude and motivation. Motivation comes in different forms. What motivates me does not necessarily motivate you. We are all motivated by different ‘agents’. Perhaps it was my early socialization but I … Continue reading

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Why Age Gives West African Women More Autonomy And Power

“Why age gives West African women more autonomy and power” by Marijke Verpoorten, University of Antwerp and Sahawal Alidou, University of Antwerp Several studies, covering about 58 countries across the world, found that as women get older they are more … Continue reading

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Holding People (And Yourself) Accountable In 3 Easy Ways

Holding people accountable might seem easy. It really is not all that easy. Even more challenging is to hold yourself in check. What Is Accountability? Being accountable is almost the same as being responsible. It is just a bit more … Continue reading

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Elections Matter: Go Vote As If Your Lives Depend On It!

Elections matter. Wherever in the world that you are. Whichever party you like. Voting matters. Four years ago, maybe on this very day, I wrote a post imploring women to go out and vote. Today, doing the same thing – … Continue reading

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Stop Being Tolerated: The ABC To Self Celebrate

Stop. Seems as if we keep telling you to stop doing, accepting or allowing so many things. Today’s Stop Sign was installed by a conversation with Clara Brown, one of the Directors here at Daughters of Sheba Foundation. Celebrate Good … Continue reading

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Simple Startup Ideas For The Everyday Young Person

Simple. This word is used to mean that the startup ideas highlighted today require no major investments and are ready to go. Read this really cool article by Bob Adams in Business Town. He critiqued people like us for writing … Continue reading

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Wanted: Healthy Body Man With Money, Apply Immediately!

Wanted. Have you ever placed a wanted ad? From time to time I have. For help around the house, a particular item and, not ashamed to say, on dating sites. Yes, many years ago after my longest-term relationship ended and … Continue reading

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