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Each and every day, 23 people are killed by landmines all over the world. That's almost one per hour — and half of those are children, according to The Guardian.

During times of war, landmines are deadly killers. After the war is over, landmines are left behind to kill people even when there's no more enemy. But thanks to the efforts of a brave group of women in Angola, landmines are less of a threat and the community is a safer place.

Between 1975 and 2002, Angola was engaged in a civil war following their independence from Portugal. During the war, many men in the region were killed, and now this group of women are the ones dealing with the aftermath. "People might say it is not work for women, but we can do what men can do, we just need to believe and be strong — this is what I am doing," Olimpia Nduva Chicoma Dala told Global Citizen.

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Mother of three Meg Nagle ignited an internet firestorm of controversy after recently posting a photo of herself breastfeeding her sister’s baby to her Facebook page. Nagle, who was watching her nephew while the baby’s mom was at work, decided to nurse the infant herself after the four-month-old refused to drink his mother’s milk from a bottle. Nagle, who’s an international board certified lactation consultant (IBCLC), told LittleThings that her sister had given her permission and that the child fell asleep immediately.

Still, many people thought her actions were disgusting and wrong and didn’t hesitate to publicly express their disapproval. Nagle, however, is unfazed. She believes that it’s important to bring awareness to wet nursing, often the only option a mom has to deliver the important nutrients that come from breast milk.

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Woman shuts down body-shamers who say girls over 200 pounds can’t wear what they like.

“There is no number, high or low, that dictates if you’re worthy of feeling beautiful.”

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People often slam men for telling women how to look or what they can wear based on their body types. But the same type of shaming often comes from women.

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In the Supreme Court, women are getting more opportunities than ever before and some of those opportunities are coming from where you’d least expect it.

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Nevada and Illinois are among the states either supporting measures or already passing laws to ensure that abortion remains a fundamental right for its citizens. This, as states like Alabama and Georgia pass laws severely restricting women’s access to legal termination of pregnancy.

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Teenage girl shamed for her ‘distracting’ outfit fights back in a very funny way.

“[Because] she has a figure she was told she had to change.”

A Lawton, Oklahoma, student who goes by the Facebook user name Rose Lynn had the last laugh after being sent home from school for wearing an outfit deemed “distracting.” Rose Lynn believes her outfit attracted the attention of school officials because of her figure.

She proved it by posting a photo on Facebook of her modest outfit, which consisted of black leggings, a t-shirt, long cardigan, and boots. In her post, she wrote that she was sent home “because I’m developed farther than the average girl my age,” and because she’s a “CURVY woman.” Rose Lynn also thinks the appropriate response shouldn’t have been to tell her to cover up, but to teach boys to “to respect the boundaries of young ladies.”

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