Badass 'Save the Children' Ad Features Real Footage of Childbirth

I can't remember the last time I saw a commercial as impactful as this British PSA for Save the Children. Created to raise money for midwife training programs in underserved communities around the world, the ad spells out the stark reality of this need with unflinching clarity. A Liberian woman lies in a hospital bed… » 2/25/14 7:20pm 2/25/14 7:20pm

Sexual Abuse By Aid Workers Is Underreported In Developing, Struggling …

There's no way to sugarcoat or qualify this: news wires are abuzz with reports of widespread abuse of minors by UN peacekeepers and other humanitarian workers in post-conflict nations. According to a report released today by UK nonprofit Save the Children that focuses on the Ivory Coast, Haiti, and southern Sudan, "the… » 5/27/08 9:30am 5/27/08 9:30am

Meet Elisabeth Hasselbeck's Mother-In-Law, Betsy: Shocker! She…

We had heard that Elisabeth Hasselbeck wasn't an insane Republican Jesus freak before she married into the Hasselbeck clan. We were skeptical, because she seems too scary to have just picked up these habits within the past decade, but after reading the profile today's Boston Globeon EH's mother-in-law, Betsy Hasselbeck » 11/08/07 3:00pm 11/08/07 3:00pm

Kids Today Still Dressing Slutty; Kimora May Be Partially To Blame

We have written time and time again about kids nowadays dressing like streetwalkers. What's weird is that young celebs are, suddenly, dressing more and more like old women. (Seriously, what's with Blair Waldorf and all her blazers on Gossip Girl?) Anyway, some older stars are still dressing skankily, and they're… » 10/29/07 2:30pm 10/29/07 2:30pm

Mommy, Can I Be A Whore-From-Hell For Halloween?

To our ever-expanding list of things parents should not subject their children too, we would like to add stripper costumes for Halloween. As hipster parenting blog Babble points out: "...while boys have a lot of simple, innocent options — cop, fireman, astronaut, Rosie O'Donnell — girls, even very young girls, are left… » 10/08/07 5:30pm 10/08/07 5:30pm