A study suggests that men who purchase sexual acts or services, including strip club visits, lap dances or pornography online, could be more likely to have a dehumanized perspective of women and could have higher tendencies toward sexual violence.
Pregnancy is a time of heightened awareness of nutrition and environmental influences on the development of the baby. Pregnant women are cautioned to eat well, avoid paint and other noxious fumes, and to avoid contact with chemicals. They are also warned about the dangers of smoking, drinking alcohol and using drugs, which can all cause [...]
Recently, the economy has taken a downward turn, leaving many men unemployed and many women as the sole breadwinner for their families. Many families are heavily reliant on the income that women bring home because 7 out of 10 jobs that have been lost have been lost by men. Women make up nearly half of [...]
Drug addiction and parenting aren’t really two things that should happen at the same time, but for 60,000 children in Scotland, such is their life. There are health and social workers who are trying to help, but they usually step in after the babies are born. Another project is attempting to tackle the problem before [...]
A new substance abuse treatment facility for mothers and pregnant women run by Spectrum Health Services opened this month in Westborough, Massachusetts. The Giblin House—named after the facility’s main contributor, native real estate developer Kevin Giblin—represents a new rehabilitation and treatment center dedicated to women and children. The $2.5 million project took the nonprofit organization [...]
The transition between high school and college can be a time of new identity for young women. It is a time to shed the identity they had in high school and reinvent themselves for a new experience in college. One behavior that young women entering college can alter easily is her alcohol consumption. The year [...]