For designer Bibi Russell, the challenge for acid-attack survivors lies in changing peoples’ mindsets and attitudes — especially in rural Bangladesh.
Over the years, women in Iran have resisted the mandatory dress code both covertly and in more daring ways, risking being apprehended and possibly punished.
Sherin Khankan is the imam of Denmark’s Mariam Mosque, the country's first and only woman-led mosque, which she launched in 2016. “I believed it was time to change the patriarchal structure of Islam for a new generation of Muslims by rereading the Koran with a focus on women’s rights, on gender
After studying and performing ballet, Bowers launched a fitness method based on her art. She just released a book, her second, and shares a few style tips with Yahoo Lifestyle.
The new book "We’re Not Born Fat," by Gabrielle Deydier, sheds light on France’s and French women’s attitudes toward food, weight, and body image.
Dakota Johnson toned her gams by doing four-step leg moves. Last year while Fifty Shades Darker was filming in Vancouver, fitness trainer and former NFL cheerleader Ramona Braganza trained stars Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan inside a trailer, working individually with each on specially crafted fitness
Moaza Al Matrooshi made history by having a successful pregnancy at 24 years old by using ovarian tissue frozen when she was 9. Sara Matthews, a London-based gynecologist and reproductive medicine specialist, bid a happy farewell to her patient Moaza Al Matrooshi, a new mom, on Jan. 10, but the 24-year-old
When Abby Misbin and her teammates learned that the IOC had granted provisional status to cheerleading as an Olympic sport, they threw a party to celebrate.
Gabrielle Union recently shared with Harper’s Bazaar that she used to be insecure about her skin color. For women of color like Melodi Parker, a licensed professional counselor, the fact that actress Gabrielle Union shared in a recent Harper’s Bazaar feature that she had felt insecure about her dark
The Trans Chorus of Los Angeles gives voice to people who often live in fear. It was standing room only at the West Hollywood Library in Los Angeles Sunday night, where the Trans Chorus of Los Angeles (TCLA) — a 30-member group of transgender individuals — took to the stage to commemorate the International
Nothing is more representative of the ethnic diversity of the U.S. than Thanksgiving dinner. “Since the late 19th century, each new ethnic group coming into America has added their own dishes to the Thanksgiving table and used the ingredients from their own cuisines,” culinary historian Andy Smith tells
The highlight of Ikponwosa Ero’s trip to Africa will be a stopover in Kenya, to meet with the winners of a beauty pageant in which every contestant had albinism
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) have reached an all-time high, and half of the nearly 20 million new cases reported each year affect those ages 15 to 24.
About 40,450 women are expected to die of breast cancer in 2016, according to the nonprofit organization Breastcancer.org. Breast cancer remains the No. 1 cancer killing women in the United States, even as death rates have been decreasing, thanks to more advanced treatments, greater awareness, and earlier