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Did California Prisons Illegally Sterilize Women Inmates?
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, women, women's rights, society, protection )

- 1597 days ago -
Critics are calling it a massive violation of women's rights
Women Describe Circumstances That Led to Abortion
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, abortion, women, children, family, women's rights, prevention, safety, risks )

- 1856 days ago -
They say they were using birth control, but it failed. One woman would have had the baby but the man she was in a relationship with didn't want her to. Another was having an affair with a married man and viewed a pregnancy as unthinkable. A third woman's
The Real Abortion Tragedy
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, women, abortion, women's rights, cancer, anti-abortion law, protection, death )

- 1900 days ago -
In the Dominican Republic last month, a pregnant teenager suffering from leukemia had her chemotherapy delayed, because doctors feared that the treatment could terminate her pregnancy and therefore violate the nation's strict anti-abortion law.
GROUNDBREAKING NEWS: US Medical Panel Recommends No-Cost Birth Control
Health & Wellness  (tags: women's rights, women's reproductive choices, birth control, health insurance plans, birth control methods, well-woman programs, common sense, national health policy, population control, empowering women, getting religion out of medical insuranc )

- 2317 days ago -
The study -- released a day early due to an embargo break -- actually calls for eight additional services for women to be added to the list of preventive care patients should be offered with no cost-sharing. Thank you, President Obama!
Female Circumcision and Ugandan Politics
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, health, risks, FGM, FGC, Uganda, illegal, banned, politicians, women's rights, complications, pain )

- 2565 days ago -
Despite the practice having being banned outright in the eastern African country since last year, some 200 young girls from Sebei tribe have "willingly" registered to be circumcised in December this year.
The Chhaupadi System of Nepal and International Womens Day
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, health, humans, human rights, women's rights )

- 2806 days ago -
The question is not if equal rights bring progress, but how to transform the entrenched myths which stop a human being from accessing rights first?
Healthcare and Women's Equality Day Proclamation
Health & Wellness  (tags: US, Healthcare, Women's Equality Day, women's health, women's healthcare, benefits, insurance, women's rights, women's equality, equal access to medical resources )

- 3009 days ago -
this special day reminds us that our work in securing equality is not yet finished. The decisions we make today about legislation on health reform will impact generations for years to come.
Kan. Doctor Refused to Quit: `I Know They Need Me'
Health & Wellness  (tags: Dr Tiller, Health, Abortion, Women's rights, healthcare, prevention, protection, women )

- 3094 days ago -
To some he was an unflinching hero, to others a remorseless villain. As a late-term abortion doctor, George Tiller knew he had chosen a dangerous career, one that made him a lightning rod. His clinic was a fortress, his days marred by threats, but--

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