The Pain Was Unbearable, But No One Believed Me For Years
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Lorena always dreamt of being a mother. But at 25, she said that choice was suddenly taken from her.
Do you know what bacterial vaginosis is? If you're a woman and you don't, you're not alone, despite it being more common than Thrush.
About three years ago, I was diagnosed with severe depression.
Armed with cameras and a bit of courage, this group of snorkelling grandmothers are helping to track a population of lethal sea snakes in waters off New Caledonia.
International model, actor and iOS developer Lyndsey Scott is smashing stereotypes in the tech industry so future generations of women don’t have to.
Women now have another avenue for accessing medical abortions, with the launch of a new online and over-the-phone service.
Women aren't being warned the contraceptive pill could put them at greater risk of developing depression, one of Australia’s top doctors has said, despite girls as young as 12 being prescribed it.
One of Australia’s top breast cancer surgeons wants to see breast checks taught in schools across the country, to better prepare young women to spot the disease.
Greta Thunberg, Jacinda Ardern, Malala Yousafzai and Michelle Obama have all been named among the most influential women and girls.
Have you heard the one about the woman who believed her drink was spiked?
There’s a little movie called 'Hustlers' – you may have heard of it.
The boss of risqué lingerie brand Honey Birdette says claims the business tried to sexualise breast cancer are ‘ridiculous’ and ‘offensive’.
At long last, the White Ribbon Foundation is no more.
I thought I was pretty clued in on what I was supposed to do to maintain my vaginal and reproductive health, but a recent routine cervical screening test taught me otherwise.
A funny little coincidence happened last weekend.
On Tuesday, toy giant Hasbro announced a new version of game night favourite 'Monopoly' called 'Ms. Monopoly'.
When I first heard about the Federal government's plans to roll out the cashless welfare card, my blood ran cold.
In case you hadn’t noticed, a debate is raging about the decriminalisation of abortion in New South Wales.
There are 1.7 million biographies on Wikipedia, however only about 18 percent of them are on women.
Libra's new ad campaign is tackling period stigma head-on, by depicting actual blood on pads for the first time.
As a teenager, I took great pride in my schoolyard reputation for being brash and unafraid of authority.
Women in Saudi Arabia are now able to travel without the permission of a male relative.
A 31-year-old woman had used the contraceptive method for eight years but had no idea it had ended up in her left lung.
Uber is rolling out new safety features reminding its riders to check they're hopping into the right car.
There are many things we're taught to say to someone in their time of grief or need.
I believe in the principle that everyone is innocent until they are proven guilty.
My little sister is digging greedily into a mammoth slice of chocolate cheesecake.
A group of seven women have built a modern mansion to spend their retirements in.
The United States Women's National team is celebrating victory as World Cup champions.
During a conversation earlier this week, I heard yet another example of how patriarchy works to break men.
I’ll admit, I’m not really a ‘sport’ person.
A contractor says the suspected killer of University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck asked for the construction of a sound-proof room in April, complete with hooks in the concrete walls and a fingerprint lock.
The Labor Party continues to wrestle with the refusal of union boss John Setka to step down from his position as head of the CFMMEU, despite his conviction this week for harassment.
Names can be misleading.
When Sarah Thompson had an abortion it was a criminal act in New South Wales. Ten years later, terminating a pregnancy is still illegal in the state, despite most Australians supporting legal abortions.
A horrifying attack on a young woman was captured on CCTV.
Japanese women are digging their heels in, protesting workplace rules that force them to wear heels in the office.
Women separated from their husbands, but not divorced, will no longer have to get their estranged spouse's permission to access IVF in Victoria.
A creepy list of the best 'game venues' to hit on women in Melbourne has been shared on a pick-up artist's forum.
Joe Hildebrand is trending again.
Former politician Phil Cleary has gone toe-to-toe with Joe Hildebrand, as the pair failed to agree on how to address violent acts by men against women.
A Reddit post from a 31-year-old man who was angry about being rejected by a group of 19-year-old women has seriously backfired after going viral.
Less than 24 hours after May 18’s unexpected electoral result, Bettina Arndt took to Twitter to take a bizarre and frankly illogical swipe at feminism and its role in Labor’s defeat.
The 'Digi Police' app was produced to tackle crime in Tokyo but a recent anti-groping function has made the app a viral hit with Japanese women.
Women perform better in maths and language tasks when the heat is on -- literally.
Female squash players have slammed tournament organisers for 'sexist' prizes awarded to winners.
As we gathered around our TVs or frantically refreshed our social media on Saturday evening, to watch the astounding news that polls cannot predict elections, there was a murder in the Sydney suburb of Randwick.
The housing affordability crisis is plaguing more than Australia's youth.
Over the weekend, celebrities including #MeToo activist Alyssa Milano and Bette Midler called on women to stop having sex, after the latest restrictive abortion law was passed in the US.
A woman has been allegedly attacked when pulling into her own driveway on Friday evening.
In the delivery room of a hospital, as women become mothers, apparently the most common words uttered -- or shrieked, yelled and howled -- are "I'm never having sex again!"
This week, Georgia became the sixth state in America to pass a bill that effectively outlaws abortion and criminalises those who seek to obtain or provide one.
When we ring in the third decade of the millennium next year, Australia will have lost somewhere around 1000 women to homicidal partners.
When it comes to size, in a world where dating apps have overtaken face-to-face interaction, it’s not necessarily his member that we’re referring to.
An anatomical diagram detailing women's milk ducts has been shared on Twitter and people can't handle it.
Last year, a study released by PLAN International confirmed what many of us already knew to be true -- zero percent of young women in Australia aspired to, or planned to, enter politics as a career.
The UK government has announced it will provide primary school girls with free sanitary products as early as next year.
Plans for a world-first museum dedicated to the female reproductive anatomy are underway in London, UK.
A Bolivian beauty queen has lost her crown after revealing that she's expecting a child.
A Texas State Representative -- Republican Tony Tinderholt -- has proposed a bill that could see women in that state who have an abortion charged with homicide.
A 66 year-old law that rendered abortion a crime in South Korea has been overturned in a landmark decision that states the legislation was unconstitutional.
It started with a photo that has swiftly evolved into a symbol of a women-led revolution.
The statue is supposed to represent the fight against the oppression of women in Italy.
A documentary from the Smithsonian Institute, examining new DNA and physical anthropology evidence, suggests the famous cavalry officer Casimir Pulaski (1745-1779) might have been a woman, or intersex.
Getting in a lift can be seriously awkward and intimidating, but one woman has offered up some advice to ensure both men and women feel okay about the trip.
The risk of miscarriage can be reduced by regularly giving oral sex, a new Dutch study claims.
ICYMI, Natalie Joyce -- that's former Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce’s ex-wife -- is now a competitive bodybuilder.
Let me, through metaphorical gritted teeth, put a few facts in front of you.
Giant inflatable boobs varying in size, shape and colour have been popping up all over London in a bid to destigmatise breastfeeding and pumping in public.
In 2017, when the New York Times and The New Yorker revealed the shocking news that dozens of women had accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual abuse, actor Matt Damon sought to distance himself from the disgraced movie producer.
Debilitating. Heartbreaking. Embarrassing. These are just some of the words that five women living with endometriosis used to describe the condition when speaking to 10 daily.
It's an AFLW photo that has already become an iconic image of women's sport, and now Australian personalities are doing their best to recreate it.
Imagine if preventing unwanted pregnancy was as easy as putting on a pair of earrings?
Listen up, tens, a researcher is speaking. And they have bad news.
The aftermath of the Tayla Harris situation has been fantastic.
Can you spot the difference between these four pairs of women's jeans we purchased from four popular clothing brands?
Surprise, surprise -- Sam Newman doesn’t like New Zealand’s female prime minister’s accent.
“Just relax,” he says.
American Karen Uhlenbeck has won the 2019 Abel prize, often referred to as "maths Nobel" prize -- becoming the first woman to do so.
We now know the exact age that women will transform into their dear old mums, thanks to a new study.
A study has found that women who use cannabis before sex are twice as likely to have an orgasm.
Some women will be paying less for public transport on Monday, as Equal Pay Day is held to mark the gender pay gap that still exists in many countries.
The reason given by an Italian appeals court for overturning a rape verdict, that the victim was too ugly to be raped, has sparked outrage in the country.
NASA have announced that the first person on Mars is likely to be a woman.
What is the moral situation when a man has sex with a woman and, if she becomes pregnant and chooses to terminate the pregnancy, decides to use the courts to punish those who provided the abortion?
There are calls for urgent action as yet more evidence casts light on the concerning number of young women in Australia who feel unsafe being alone at night.
Young girls and their mums are coming together at coding workshops aimed at changing their perception of what the internet can -- and should -- look like: more Captain Marvels and less men in hoodies.
When new mum Kristyn Dingman showed off her stretch marks on Instagram the 27-year-old was slammed for "promoting an unhealthy lifestyle."
Australian women -- particularly older women -- are suffering under the weight of a "broken" housing system, prompting calls for a national strategy that prioritises their needs.
It's a feeling many women can relate to -- the excitement when you try on a skirt or a dress and it has pockets.
Women comprise 47 percent of Australia’s workforce, yet make up only five percent of CEOs and only 20 percent of executive management in ASX 200 companies.
In 2007, the Chinese government coined the term ‘Sheng Nu’, which translates to ‘leftover woman’.
"I'm a FTM that needs to AIH via IUI. My DH/OH and I can’t DTD and yesterday I got a BFN via HPT. It sucked hard.
Studio 10 host Sarah Harris put it well today when she spoke of the NRL's "never-ending scandal".
Don’t read on if you have a weak stomach. Consider yourself warned. You’re welcome.
Kylie’s kopping a lot of kriticism.
'Neighbours' has found the perfect blend for International Women's Day with an episode featuring an all-female cast.
The pay gap between men and women will take more than two centuries to close, according to global female executive Marian Salzman.