March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness month. In this guest post Dr. Sarah Jarvis, writing for Ovarian Cancer Action, explains what symptoms women should be looking out for and why family history is so significant, and urges women not to shy away from cancer 'gene' screening.
Today, The Sun launched their Page 3 versus breast cancer campaign - aimed at encouraging women to check their breasts more regularly. This was accompanied by an image of "the most famous boobs in Britain". In this guest post, MN blogger Glosswitch questions the motives of the campaign, and argues that raising awareness of breast cancer by parading 'perfect' boobs is misguided at best.
Documentary series Strippers proposes to explore ‘the reality behind the fantasy’. But Sarah Mathewson of campaigning organisation OBJECT argues that the series fails to address the real issues at play, and that – whatever club owners might say – it’s women, and not punters, who are the real losers in the transaction.
Pancakes can be a divisive topic: from the lemon and sugar purists, to those who like the Canadian touch of bacon and maple syrup. Either way, our mouths are watering already! We've put together a round-up of some fab recipes - whether you just want to refresh your memory or are looking for something a bit different to try this year, we've got 'em all.
Bookmaker Paddy Power have caused outrage by offering odds on whether or not paralympian Oscar Pistorius will be found guilty of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. In this guest post, Holly Dustin of the End Violence Against Women Coalition argues that this is just another way to normalise violence against women.