Rap artists and women have felt shunned by the Grammy Awards in recent years. But this year, they both took center stage.

Childish Gambino's disturbing look at race relations, "This is America," won record and song of the year on Sunday's telecast. It was the first time a rap-based song won both of those awards, considered — with album of the year — the recording industry's most prestigious.

Kacey Musgraves won top album and matched Childish Gambino with four Grammys tot...

February 7, 2019

 Founder and Fashion Designer To-Nya Sachika with beautiful SACHIKA models

On Wednesday January 30th, SACHIKA BOUTIQUE located in the trendy Mile-End of Montreal celebrated its 4-year anniversary and it was nothing short of amazing! 

Guests were able to discover the SACHIKA Black Sheep Collection and previous collection samples in an intimate and VIP setting while supporting a great charity: Dress for Success.

Guests also had the opportunity to try Ti-Poke, a vegan and v...

February 4, 2019

Women’s rights advocates are either silent or all in on aggressive new state abortion laws that in some cases allow termination of fetuses moments before birth, despite polls that show more than 80 percent of the public is against the practice.

Fox News contacted more than half a dozen women’s and abortion-rights groups in the wake of laws either passed or under consideration in New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia and New Mexico that allow abortions even when...

January 24, 2019

This article is the sixth installment in the seven-part series “One Year Later: Larry Nassar And The Women Who Made Us Listen,” commemorating the seven days women stood in a Lansing, Michigan, courtroom last year and faced their abuser, former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State trainer Larry Nassar. 

Marisa Kwiatkowski had just enrolled in business school when she got the tip that would ultimately expose a serial abuser and bring to light one of the largest cases of will...


Another Saudi woman has turned to social media for protection from her father, just days after Canada granted refuge to Rahaf al-Qunun, the 18-year-old Saudi who fled her family.

Identified only as Nojoud al-Mandeel on Twitter, her case differs from that of al-Qunun. She has not fled the kingdom, has not revealed her face and has only made her pleas for help on Twitter in Arabic.

While their circumstances are different, the claims of abuse by t...

January 8, 2019

"We often see the types of callers we get" follow a news cycle, the hotline network's head said. With the R. Kelly show, more people called "about childhood abuse."

The "Surviving R. Kelly" docuseries led to a surge in calls to one of the nation's leading sexual-assault hotlines.

As the six-part series, which chronicles decades of the singer’s alleged sexual misconduct, aired on the Lifetime network from Thursday through Saturday, the hotline received 20 percent mor...

January 3, 2019

Following the #MeToo movement, numerous companies have been addressing sexual harassment in either similar campaigns or in advertisements. To bring these issues up and out in the open, Swiss beverage company Schweppes and Brazilian advertisement agency, Ogilvy, decided to work together on the ‘Dress for Respect’. This is a smart dress that was designed to sense and track moments of where and when the wearer was touched . The aim of the advertisement was to show the pub...

December 26, 2018

"Successfully changing eating, activity or smoking behaviors requires steady and sustained effort and the vagaries of motivation, and the persistence of habit frequently derail the process," he noted at the CompEAP blog.

"So if you can't rely on motivation to power your progress toward achieving your health goals what can you do? The answer is as powerful as it is counterintuitive: to make big gains you should start by thinking small."

That means while you may have a swe...

December 20, 2018

The first Muslim woman to walk in international runway shows in a hijab, Halima Aden, explains the power of representation and redefining the face of fashion:

“I didn’t get this career because I had the longest legs or because I was the prettiest girl. I got here because I had guts, and I was never afraid to be the first ,” says headline-making model Halima Aden. As the first Muslim woman to walk international runway shows in a hijab, the 21-year-old Somali-American def...

December 17, 2018

Democratic women are particularly pessimistic about the long-term fight for gender equality.

WASHINGTON — Despite the election of a record number of women to Congress in 2018 and the prominence of the #MeToo anti-harassment movement over the last year, only about a third of Americans say that women have made “major gains” toward achieving equal rights in the last year, a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll finds. What’s more, Democratic women remain particularly pessi...

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