Save the women and children! But what about the men?

Palais des Nations - the main UN building in Geneva where Syrian peace talks currently are taking place.

Palais des Nations – the main UN building in Geneva where Syrian peace talks currently are taking place.

The Geneva II conference agreement of today allows women and children of the city Homs to leave immediately to seek safety. I cannot help but wonder why women’s lives are considered to be more valuable than men’s. It’s the same thinking which allowed women and children to leave sinking boats first, and fuels the stereotype that men’s responsibility is to sacrifice themselves and die for the greater good. Why shouldn’t women do the same?

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Testicle size reveals bad fathers and cheating husbands?

A new study from Emory University in Atlanta, USA, indicates that men with smaller testicles spend more time with their children, and are more faithful to their partners. The researchers believe the link is the level of testosterone in men and their behaviour. However, the question remains: what comes first – testicle size or behaviour?

Photo: Syda Productions NTB/ SCANPIX

Well, good for ladies to know what indicator to look for?

Read the full study here

Children and traffic in Kabul

In Afghanistan it is important to have many children. So it is good to make others in the traffic take caution when there’s a pregnant woman on board, right?

Mama on board

But what about after you have had too many kids? Oh well.

Too many kids