Monday’s Roundup: Peru’s pageant queens take a stand, NYC makes moves to close the gender-pay gap, aging healthily, & more...

November 06, 2017 Kimberly Williams

In the blink of an eye, it’s November already. As the days get shorter and time whizzes by, our favorite articles from this week will update you in a flash.


Kick-a** Women Alert: During a pageant, Miss Peru contestants teamed up against gender-based violence when instead of giving their measurements, they stated statistics on violence against Peruvian women.


Another reason to love New York—the city is stepping it up to close the gender-pay gap as it is now illegal for employers to ask about salary history during the hiring process.


“There are no known risks because nobody has ever looked into it.” This short film from the Center for Investigative Reporting raises questions about the long-term risks of egg donation.


“Mastitis is one of those things most women have never even heard of before they start nursing—and constantly think about once they do.” Here are the facts about mastitis, and how to lower the risk of developing it.


Shalane Flanagan, a long distance runner from Colorado, is the first American woman to win the New York City Marathon in 40 years.

“From the foods you eat and how you exercise to your friendships and retirement goals — it all has an effect on how fast or slow your body ages.” This guide on how to age well helps at any point because it’s never too late to get started.

“It’s a show-stealing side I tell ya. (This dish makes all its other dinner companions give the side-eye, heh).” Roasted butternut squash casserole. Vegan parmesan. Loads of garlic. Need we say more?

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