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A strong new call-to-action sequence was once introduced with the recent York occasions bestselling MoveOn's 50 how you can Love Your kingdom. the second one ebook within the sequence, 50 how one can enhance Women's Lives, written through nationally famous ladies, is poised to back turn into an device for switch and reinvigorate a circulate. 50 how one can increase Women's Lives parlays the collective services of the nationwide Council of Women's businesses' two hundred member firms — which come with deliberate Parenthood, NOW, League of girls electorate, Code purple, the AAUW, the nationwide Council of Negro girls, and the YWCA — and contours 50 own, inspiring essays with "Helping Ourselves" and "Call-to-Action" sidebars. protecting matters as different as pay fairness, reproductive healthiness, baby care, racism, and girls in management, the e-book addresses issues that impact ladies (and all of us!) on a private and political point, and gives readers with how you can flow past previous arguments and switch thought into...

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Treat Your Body Well Diana Zuckerman, President, National Research Center for Women & Families How many women do you know who like the way they look? Are you one of them? Like most women, I am well aware of the things I wish I could change about my physical appearance. But for millions of women, every extra pound, every new wrinkle, and every deviation from the Barbie body ideal has become a battleground. Many of us are fighting these battles with fad diets, eating disorders, ineffective “natural supplements,” and plastic surgery or cosmetic injections.

This misguided notion – that parents alone should be responsible for providing or arranging for child care – is one of the obstacles to taxpayer support for after-school programs. Complicating the situation further is our culture’s negative attitude toward mothers who work outside the home, a judgment that persists even though the vast majority of two-parent families need two incomes to make ends meet. No matter what the arguments against taxpayer-supported after-school programs, though, the fact is that funding these initiatives does more than help children in need – it also saves us all money in the long term.

Representative If you’ve ever inhaled the fumes of a passing bus or a nearby factory or been unable to drink water straight from your own sink, you understand how much environmental issues affect your daily life. Yet the impact of pollution on the body lasts beyond a momentary gasp for fresh air or a bad-tasting sip of water. In 1970, Congress passed the Clean Air Act to protect the public from the known risks of air pollution, such as increased rates of asthma and premature death from lung cancer and heart disease.

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