Originally published on Thu August 9, 2012 7:30 am
Nancy Brinker the founder of the breast cancer charity is giving up her CEO role for a lower profile job. President Liz Thompson has resigned. The statement issued by the charity makes no mention of it, but Komen's been dealing with fall-out from a decision earlier this year to stop funding cancer screenings conducted by Planned Parenthood. The funding was restored, but following the flap, participation in races has dropped by as much as 30 percent.
Conservative men from many religions demand that women dress modestly so the men can avoid feeling tempted. Some ultra-Orthodox Jewish men in Israel are selling special glasses that blur men's vision so they can't see women clearly.