Dee Sidhu won her battle against BreastCancer and is now helping others
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month across most of the world. Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in women worldwide. Every year one and a half million new cases are diagnosed; and according to the World Health Organisation over 500,000 women die. Breast cancer is something we have been highlighting here on Everywoman; one of our colleagues Rebecca Lipkin has contracted a rare form of the disease and has been sharing her experiences with us through her video diaries.
"Rebecca, I love your attitude, with it you will conquer your cancer. Stay strong and you will continue to inspire allZ". MrJunoBeach via YouTubeSend us your views
Turkish women fight back
A new draft constitution wants to remove this clause and replace it with one describing women as a vulnerable group needing special protection. Rights activists are furious, saying it sets the country back years in terms of gender equality. For more on the impact of this Shiulie is joined from Ankara, by Dr. Feride Acah of the Gender and Women's Studies graduate programme at the Middle East Technical University.
Stories from the Chinese City
She publicly and openly discusses sex on the internet. She calls herself a "loose" woman and she is constantly monitored by the authorities. She says she is just expressing herself. Everywoman reporter Ju Lin Ong went to meet the online blogger known as Hooligan Yen.
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