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Groupon Australia recalls counterfeit, possibly defective, condoms

Because everything is more fun Down Under, Groupon Australia recently offered a discount on Durex-branded condoms. Unfortunately for the saucy bargain hunters who pounced on the deal, the condoms were in fact counterfeit, and may not protect against STDs and pregnancies. 50 more words

Arts And Culture

Meet Tima Shomali, “the Tina Fey of the Arab World”

Jordanian comic Tima Shomali has been called “The Tina Fey of the Arab World.” She became the first female comedian in Jordan to gain a following when she launched her own web series on YouTube three years ago. 692 more words

Arts And Culture

Elif Shafak talks "Turkishness"—and staying out of jail

While expecting the birth of her first child in 2006, Elif Shafak anxiously awaited her fate as a Turkish court debated whether she should spend the next three years of her life behind bars. 429 more words

Arts And Culture

CHVRCHES singer Lauren Mayberry takes on Internet troll

Just yesterday, on our Women in the World stage, Ashley Judd and Anita Sarkeesian tackled the issue of misogynistic online trolls, and the abuse nearly every woman with an online presence has to deal with. 183 more words

Human And Civil Rights

Tavi Gevinson writes her future as she lives it

In the past year, Tavi Gevinson has graduated from high school, moved to New York, found her first apartment, and made her Broadway debut in the critically lauded play… 915 more words

Women's Rights