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This week, most of the comments are given to articles about lifestyle topics . Find out here if your comment has been chosen for this week’s Comments of the Week, and don’t forget to visit us in Facebook and Twitter and tell us your opinion on every post you read!

Yasemin Tanyel Wow, great, this is a beautiful man. (May 21, Facebook)


Ali Josef Appearances are deceptive. (May 21, Facebook)
For: Man’s Standards of Beauty Around the World


Teguh Imansyah Barbara de angelis, “How Did I Get Here”. (May 21, Facebook)
For: 20 Books From The Last 5 Years That Every Women Should Read


Diya Ali She was murdered. And now some of the politicians say that they have managed to catch her killers. I don’t believe that. They are saying so just to stop discussions on Sabeen’s murder. (May 21, Facebook)
For: Remembering My Daughter Sabeen, Murdered for Her Beliefs


Hamada Roshdi You have to mention also that a policeman was sentenced to 25 years in jail cuz he attacked a handicapped lady in the prison, so you should tell both sides. (May 25, Facebook)

For: Women in the News


Pamela Ayers Appreciate this page & your work and investigations. The news about women worldwide is painful to hear a lot of the time, but we must all keep trying to help. (May 23, Facebook)

For: Comments of the Week


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Attack on a girl by policemen for protesting against sexual harassment

Policemen in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, have been in the news this week after officers brutally beat and kicked a girl taking part in a protest against sexual harassment. The incident has been condemned in social media. (From May 15, 2015)

Books you might want to read when it’s raining outside

We all know those days. Nothing is really wrong, but the sun doesn’t shine and we feel low. On rainy days like this, sometimes it just helps to go into another world. If you read a good book, you can go there without even having to go out and get wet. I am going to mention some books which are rather different. I will not give you the whole story but I will tell you the end: they live happily ever after. We need some cheering up, so we need happy endings. Keep on reading! (From October 20, 2014)

“Photoshop is a weird concept.”

“Make me beautiful” was the assignment. Esther Honig, a freelance journalist based in Kansas City, sent out an unaltered photo of herself to Photoshop experts around the world and she asked the experts to make her look beautiful according to the beauty standards of the country. Her project Before & After compiles the astounding results that she collected. It went viral on social media last year. WTO Blogger Roma Rajpal Weiß interviewed Honig on her project. (From March 19, 2015)

 Beauty and reality – How 25 years of Photoshop changed our perception of reality

This month marks 25 years since the launch of Photoshop. The image editing software has revolutionized the art of photo processing and our perception of reality – from ideals of beauty to media manipulation. (From March 4, 2015)


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