Whether it's on Instagram or in person, many women receive negative comments about their body.
Twitter user Sally Bergesen started a hashtag that encourages women to share their experiences of body-shaming to put the power back in their hands. You shouldn't look like you can kick my ass' - a man in the grocery store, last December.
‘Opt-out’ referrals to stop smoking services (SSS) are recommended by UK guidelines.
These involve identifying pregnant smokers using exhaled carbon monoxide (CO) and referring them for support unless they object.
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Foto: Joost van den Broek/de Volkskrant (c)'10Fiona Maye, a distinguished London family court judge, is blindsided when her husband announces his intention to have an affair—and asks for her blessing.
ON CHESIL BEACHThe 2007 novella about a blighted honeymoon sold 25,000 copies in the UK alone.
Talese / Doubleday), out today, finds the master of literary suspense at his most unexpectedly tender.
(An excerpt of the novel was published in our September issue.) Reached by phone at his home in Gloucestershire, I spoke with the Booker Prize–winning author about the inspiration behind his richest female character since _Atonement’_s Briony—and about the real court case that inspired the novel.
Fiona Maye is a woman of reason and compassion, and her work as a family court judge takes her into the most intimate aspects of people’s lives.
But, as we discover, she has some blind spots in her own. Some years ago, I was having dinner with three or four judges, friends, retired and eminent in their field—all men, by the way—and I became very interested in the teasing banter that went on around the table.
Over twice as many women set a quit date with the SSS after ‘opt-out’ referrals were implemented (121 (5.3%, 95% CI 4.4% to 6.3%) compared to 57 (2.5%, 95% CI 1.9% to 3.2%) before implementation) and reported being abstinent 4 weeks later (93 (4.1%, 95% CI 3.3% to 4.9%) compared to 46 (2.0%, 1.5% to 2.7%) before implementation).