This video from the USA is Naomi Wolf on The Beauty Myth.
7 September 2010.
From Dutch daily De Telegraaf (a politically Rightist daily, before anyone comments about “liberal feminist prropaganda blah blah blah”):
The pressure on young women to look attractive and stress in the workplace makes them start to smoke and drink earlier.
This becomes apparent from a study by Girlguiding, a British organization organizing activities for girls.
See at the Girlguiding site; here.
GirlGuide UK launches campaign to raise awareness of the image issues facing teenage girls: here.
Using a Robot to Throw a Wrench Into the Stereotyping of Girls: here.
No young person can get through high school without being acutely aware of the pressures on physical appearance and personal image: here.
It’s still a man’s world and pretending otherwise hurts efforts toward equality: here.
Smoking: The Next Generation (smoking is bad for your children’s fertility): here.
The idea that biology leads to fundamental differences in men and women’s behaviour has become common sense. Cordelia Fine spoke to Siân Ruddick about why this pseudo-science is wrong—and is a justification for women’s oppression: here.
Thin women earn more than fatter colleagues: here.
International trade union movement reaffirms its support for the World March of Women: here.
Second hand smoke raises kids’ blood pressure: here.
A new study published in the journal Respirology reveals that children who are exposed to passive smoke have almost double the risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in adulthood compared with non-exposed children: here.
Two thousand public health campaigners picketed a large international tobacco fair in Manila on Thursday, condemning the event for enabling transnationals to push their deadly product in the Philippines and throughout Asia: here.