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TAKE ACTION NOW! Petition Demand Cosmetics Without Chemicals Linked to Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: politics, law, society, safety, health, government, cancer, Body-Mind-Spirit, risks, humans, prevention, women )

- 6 days ago -
Major loopholes in federal law have allowed the $71 billion cosmetics industry to use virtually any ingredient without pre-market safety testing or reviewâEUR"even industrial chemicals linked to cancer or birth defectsâEUR"for more than 77 years.
Tell Congress: Don't Defund Planned Parenthood!
Health & Wellness  (tags: reproductive rights, women, petitions )

- 8 days ago -
Republicans in Congress have gone from discussing investigations into Planned Parenthood, following the release of a highly edited, completely misleading undercover "sting" video by a right-wing anti-choice group, to full-blown efforts to DEFUND the...
Will Female Genital Mutilation End in Egypt in 15 Years?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Egypt, women's rights, GBV, Female Genital Mutilation, FGM, risks, women, Human Rights, tradition, culture, Amel Fahmy, HarassMap )

- 9 days ago -
The issue that has not been addressed yet in these programs is womenâEUR(TM)s sexual rights & freedoms. Fahmy considers FGM could be due to cultural, social or even religious beliefs, but it is still an issue of control. (NB Christians & Muslims practice FGM)
Defend Planned Parenthood Against Republican Attacks ~ PLEASE SIGN
Health & Wellness  (tags: ethics, healthcare, women, protection, prevention, safety, medicine )

- 12 days ago -
Planned Parenthood provides vital reproductive health care services to millions of women. We stand against false attacks by politicians pandering to their right-wing base, and all efforts to defund them.
The Planned Parenthood 'Sting' Video's First Casualty? Women With Breast Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: Breast cancer, Planned Parenthood, Susan G Komen for the Cure, Women, US politics, Health )

- 14 days ago -
When pro-lifers take down a breast cancer charity to punish Planned Parenthood, they reveal you can't separate women's breasts from their bodies
Yazidi Sex Slave: Tied to a Bed, Injected With Morphine to Stay Silent and Beaten So Badly She CouldnâEUR(TM)t Walk for Two Months
Health & Wellness  (tags: Rape, Yadizi, slaves, slavery, Islamic State, Islam, Muslims, ethics, health, prevention, protection, treatment, warning, women )

- 22 days ago -
Tied to a bed, injected with morphine to stay silent and beaten so badly she couldnt walk for two months: Two Yazidi sex slaves relive the unspeakable cruelty they suffered at hands of ISIS fighters
Woman Starts A Senior Dog Retirement Home For Unwanted, Older Pets ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Health & Wellness  (tags: animals, elder care for dogs, retirement home, diet, exercise, food, health, illness, ethics, medicine, nutrition, society, humans, interesting, protection, women, family, news )

- 35 days ago -
If you think that it's only humans who have retirement homes, think again. Dogs have retirement homes too. And if you're wondering what life is like in a dog's retirement home, then read on and watch the video below.
Stop Congress From Closing Clinics That Provide Birth Control
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, birth control, clinics, petitions )

- 36 days ago -
Congress is up to its tired old ways of putting politics before womenâEUR(TM)s health. Their latest attack? Defunding clinics that provide birth control to women - particularly low-income women and those who live in rural areas.
10-Year-Old Rape Victim Denied Abortion: The Horrific Realities of Abortion Bans | Alternet
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, safety, violence, women, rights, war, dishonesty, safety, health, religion, risks, health, protection, prevention )

- 41 days ago -
Restrictive anti-abortion laws in states like Texas are forcing women into dangerous situations.In Paraguay, a 10-year-old rape victim is denied an abortion-even though her stepfather is her attacker. In El Salvador suicide is the cause of death for 57 pe
9 Ancient Abortion Methods So Terrible You'Ll Be Even More Grateful For The Right To Choose
Health & Wellness  (tags: abortion, women, herbs, abuse, ancient medicine )

- 42 days ago -
Abortion is both a tricky and a touchy subject. In the midst of fervent pro-choice and pro-life debates today, we can lose sight of the fact that abortion actually has a long medical history.
Ga. Woman Jailed on Murder Charge After Taking Abortion Pill
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, abortion, reproductive rights, Georgia, justice )

- 52 days ago -
Advocates on both sides of the abortion debate said Tuesday that they are stunned police arrested a Georgia woman on murder charges after a hospital social worker told officers she terminated her pregnancy by taking abortion pills.
History Has Been Made. Female Genital Mutilation Banned In Nigeria.
Health & Wellness  (tags: Female Genital Mutilation, banned, Niagara, abuse, disease, health, humans, illness, women )

- 53 days ago -
"More than 130 million girls and women have experienced female genital mutilation or cutting ..."
Demand Insurance Companies Provide Comprehensive Health Services for Women!
Health & Wellness  (tags: health services, women, Insurance companies, healthcare, equality, disease prevention, protection )

- 54 days ago -
Our health laws guarantee access to critical reproductive health services like birth control - but recent reports have found that insurance companies are still denying women coverage for contraceptives.
FGM Campaigners - Nigeria Ban Welcome, But Work Not Over
Health & Wellness  (tags: female genital mutilation, fgm, girls, women, Nigeria, health, risks )

- 59 days ago -
Activists on Friday welcomed Nigeria's new law banning female genital mutilation (FGM), but warned that legislation alone will not be enough to eradicate the practice.

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