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             Unfortunately this isn't a magic trick.  These women are victims gone for good. According to the Toronto Star , the term 'missing woman' refers to an estimated group of 100 million women who 'should be alive but are not, because of unequal access to medical care, food and social services.' Siwan Anderson, an economics professor at the University of British Columbia, has made it her mission to look for the answers as to why the ratio of men to women in developing countries is below the norm. Read More
Engaging in some witty vigilante justice has never been more adorable, thanks to the wacky geniuses of the design collective Mixed Species. One of my favorites is the You Park Like Shit applique.                     We've all been there before: someone takes up three spaces, swipes your mirror, or boxes you in. Well, your days of teeth-gnashing, helpless weeping, and petty vandalism are over. Just slap one of these suckers on the offender's car and be on your merry way. Read More
In 2004, it was publicized in the South Korean media that popular actress Choi Jin-Sil was being physically abused by her husband Cho Sung-Min. Consequently the Shinhan construction company sued her for not fulfilling her duties as a spokesperson. According to Shinhan, Choi Jin-Sil being beaten by her husband meant that she violated her contract by getting bad publicity. Back then the lower courts did the logical and humane thing by ruling in favor of Choi Jin-Sil. Read More
Toby Jones, Owner/Chef/Feet expert: 'As long as it's fry-able or edible, we're gonna make it delishid-able!' PS: Check Mr. Read More

Patil Keeps Her Word

BY Web Intern in General

When India's first female president,Pratibha Patil, was elected in 2007, she promised to work for women's empowerment and equality in government. Yesterday she followed through with her campaign rhetoric by announcing her National Mission on Empowerment of Women, which would reserve a third of the seats in the national and state legislatures for women, as well as half of the seats for local government. Right now only a third of the seats for village council are reserved for women. Read More