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India to Change Its Decades-Old Reliance on Female Sterilization
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, family, women )

Phyllis
- 155 days ago - msn.com
For decades, India has relied on female sterilization as its primary mode of contraception, funding about four million tubal ligations every year, more than any other country.
President Moves to Ban Solitary Confinement for Juveniles
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, ethics, goodnews, government )

Phyllis
- 181 days ago - nbc12.com
In an op-ed in the Washington Post, President Barack Obama announced Monday he's banning solitary confinement for juveniles in the federal prison system.
Rats, Bugs and âEUR~NaturalâEUR(TM) Deaths at Florida WomenâEUR(TM)s Prison, the NationâEUR(TM)s Largest
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, ethics, family, government, health )

Phyllis
- 209 days ago - msn.com
âEURoeNothing helped to revive the patient back, and unfortunately with the septic shock by an unknown organism, we lost the patient,âEUR(TM)âEUR(TM) wrote the emergency room doctor, Sujatharani Thiruman.
California Man Who Builds Houses for Homeless Shares Video After Homeless Woman Dies
Society & Culture  (tags: society, GoodNews, family, americans )

Phyllis
- 230 days ago - gma.yahoo.com
"Linda was homeless and she went to sleep one night and never woke up," Elvis Summers, who lives in Los Angeles, told ABC News. "When I learned she passed, I remembered she asked me for a house.
The Group of Moms Who Struggle Especially Hard With Daycare
Society & Culture  (tags: family, politics, society, women )

Phyllis
- 232 days ago - msn.com
Census data, however, show a big need: a full 10 percent of preschoolers in a 2011 survey of employed mothers fell into the "self care" category âEUR" meaning the only supervision they received was at school.
Incredible, Uplifting Use for Old Plastic Bags: Sleeping Mats for the Homeless
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, humans )

Phyllis
- 232 days ago - yahoo.com
Before you throw away that plastic grocery bag, consider this: It could be helping the homeless get a better nightâEUR(TM)s sleep.
Saudi Execution Set for Juvenile Offender Sparks Human Rights Uproar
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', government, corruption, death )

Phyllis
- 291 days ago - msn.com
Ali Mohammed Nimr was 17 when he was arrested without warrant by police in 2012 for taking part in an "Arab Spring" protest against the Saudi government.
Death Row Inmate at 16, Later Freed, She Can't Escape Past
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, death, law )

Phyllis
- 295 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Spared from execution, Cooper served 27 years. On a June day in 2013, she was released, a smiling but scared middle-aged woman riding off in a van, watching the prison razor wire fade in the rearview mirror.
Reformers Seek to Undo Growth of New 'Debtors' Prisons'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, dishonesty, ethics )

Phyllis
- 314 days ago - nbcnews.com
In tiny Alexander City, Alabama, the local government and police chief ran "a modern-day debtors' prison" in which poor people were ordered to pay off their fines by serving time in the municipal jail at a rate of $20 a day.
 
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