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Subjugation or life skills?

Perusing The Good Wife’s Guide from a 1950s era domestic science schoolbook, I became increasingly slack-jawed, mentally ticking off everything that I still don’t do in 2017.

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18.02.2017 | 15:10

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For the love of books, lady parts or cute kitties

Bild2February 14 has long been associated with the prescribed trappings of love: chocolates, flowers and syrupy love songs. While the day itself can either evoke glee or gloom in lovers or the lovelorn thanks to shrewd marketing and the media, other worthy causes have claimed February 14 for their own, extending love in other dimensions: from children’s books to vaginas to cute cat videos.

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14.02.2017 | 14:22

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7 things you need to know about Valentine’s Day

Valentina2From boxes of chocolate to diamond jewelry, Valentine’s Day has become a global money-maker, but the day for lovebirds goes way back. Here are 7 unusual facts tied to the celebration of love.

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14.02.2017 | 14:03

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To line or not to line, that is my decision

eyelinerThe first time my German mum-in-law saw some childhood pictures of mine, she’d asked incredulously, “Wow, you used eyeliner even as a baby?”

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13.02.2017 | 15:28

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The Monthly Exiles

periodFive days ago, Sita Karki, 14, was forced into isolation in a filthy, dark and sweltering cattle shed about 10 minutes away from her home. The reason is that she is menstruating.

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06.02.2017 | 10:36

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