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Reflections on turning 40 while single and childless

Bethany Jenkins | 05 October 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: fertility, single life, women
Childlessness isn't just a married couple's grief.

Women are more religiously devout than men

Marcus Roberts | 01 April 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: men, religion, women

Study shows complementarity of men and women’s brains

Shannon Roberts | 09 December 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: brain, men, science, women

Getting dating advice from an app

Tamara El-Rahi | 25 November 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: dating sites, Lulu app, women

German Cardinal Thinks Women Should be Mothers: Cue Hissing

Marcus Roberts | 27 May 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: birth rates, Germany, women, workplace
Cardinal Meisner wants the German Government to encourage women to have babies. How old skool.

Pregnancy: Woman Perfected

Lianna Hackett | 22 April 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: pregnancy, women
The most common line said to me has been “You must just want it out already!” My response?...Um, no actually. I don’t.

What’s shortening women’s lives?

Carolyn Moynihan | 05 March 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: life expectancy, women
Articles about how women are forging ahead of men have been proliferating in recent years, some even talking about “the end of men”. A new trend looks more like "the end of women".

Of wars and women

Alma Acevedo | 16 October 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: justice, US presidential election, women
The rhetoric of warfare in the US election campaign masks an unjust cause.

It’s got me boxed

Carolyn Moynihan | 28 August 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: boxing, equality, women
I cannot resist copying this post on women's boxing from Francis Phillips' blog on the UK Catholic Herald website, because it synchs with my own thoughts perfectly.

Women only need apply

Carolyn Moynihan | 14 August 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Saudi Arabia, women, workforce
Imagine: an industrial city staffed entirely by women. From boardroom to loading bay, not a chap to be seen anywhere.

Striking a blow for equality, perhaps

Carolyn Moynihan | 10 August 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: equality, Olympics, women
What kind of victory is it for women to appear on the world stage punching each other?

Irish women more satisfied with life than men

David Quinn | 04 June 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: happiness, women, work-life balance
The OECD’s latest ‘Better Life Index’ shows that Irish women have a better overall quality of life than men when a range of different factors is taken into account.

The trivialization of pornography

Katie Hinderer | 30 December 2011 | TIGER PRINT |
tags: books, pornography, women

“Women - no fat talk!”

Carolyn Moynihan | 15 December 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: body image, women
While we are on the topic of obesity, a word of caution from Selena Ewing of Women’s Forum Australia might be in order: “Women, and especially mothers: no fat talk! Be counter-cultural! ‘Fat talk’ has become a cultural norm and it harms women.”

Big Porn Inc

Melinda Tankard Reist | 12 October 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: Australia, pornography, women
It is time to get real about the social poison masquerading as “adult entertainment”.

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