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Menstruating girls and women in western Nepal
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15 year old girl dies after being banished for menstruating

Police in Nepal are investigating the death of a 15-year-old girl who was banished to a poorly-ventilated shed because she was menstruating. They say the girl suffocated after lighting a fire to keep warm. Under an ancient Hindu practice, called chhaupadi, women who have their periods or who have just […]

8 Conversations you must have before you get married
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8 Conversations you must have before you get married

As a marriage therapist, I see a lot of couples, a lot of heartbreak, and a lot of sadness. Then—eventually—that turns into a lot of happiness and smiles. I see them thinking, “yes, we are going to make it.” Those are the moments that I hang on to. Although many […]

First date mistakes you can’t afford to make
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First date mistakes you can’t afford to make

Online dating can be a numbers game. You need to always put your best foot forward when you find a profile that’s intriguing and are interested in pursuing someone. But what many singles fail to realise is that, their number-one pick may also be many other people’s favorite, too! However, […]

Two Moroccan Girls in Court for Kissing
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Two Moroccan Girls in Court for Kissing

  Two teenage girls allegedly caught kissing on a roof appeared in court in the Moroccan city of Marrakesh on Friday charged with homosexual acts, one of their lawyers told AFP news agency. The girls, a 16-year-old and a 17-year-old, were charged with “licentious or unnatural acts with an individual […]

Think outside the box, don’t wait for job opportunities – Kufour to youth
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Think outside the box, don’t wait for job opportunities – Kufour to youth

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has charged university graduates yet to find employment to think outside the box rather than waiting on the state to give them jobs. He says the incessant search for jobs by graduates makes what he describes as “office employment” scanty. Mr Kufour advised the graduates […]