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Celebrating Women’s History Month: Redefining Women’s Wellness in 2022

Women’s Wellness: What it is, what it has been, consumerism and how we should redefine it Sporting a ‘healthy lifestyle’ through wellness practices has been a mode of living for many cultures for decades now. We can remember back to … Continue reading Celebrating Women’s History Month: Redefining Women’s Wellness in 2022

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The Different Historical and Cultural Views On Menstruation

Periods have, historically, had countless theories and misinformation around the topic. These taboos and beliefs have either totally isolated women or barred them from certain activities and have made women feel ashamed. Of a natural process. Ancient scribes and literature … Continue reading The Different Historical and Cultural Views On Menstruation

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Anthropology: Female Genital Mutilation and Its Gender Roles

This article will be discussing sensitive subjects regarding ritual genital mutilation of females. Some readers may find details disturbing.  A six-year-old girl prepares mentally for the excruciating pain she will endure. She hears screams coming from the tent. It is … Continue reading Anthropology: Female Genital Mutilation and Its Gender Roles

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Anthropology: The History of Women’s Rights in Latin America

Latin America has experienced its fair share of social revolutions and passionate outcries for national change throughout its history. Yet, one of the biggest issues facing this group of countries has largely gone unheard. For the women who live in … Continue reading Anthropology: The History of Women’s Rights in Latin America