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TAKE ACTION! Why This Company Is Giving Away 60 Million Pads and Tampons This Month
Health & Wellness  (tags: organic, pads, Tampons, company, girls, women, health, ethics, humans, healthcare )

Lone
- 192 days ago - globalcitizen.org
After witnessing girlsâEUR(TM) and womenâEUR(TM)s lack of access to reproductive rights and menstrual hygiene management products, Frenkel retired her camera in favor of a new mission: shaking up the womenâEUR(TM)s health industry.
Protect Teenage Migrants From Trump's Anti-Abortion Administration
Health & Wellness  (tags: girls, immigrants, reproductive rights, women, petitions )

Freya
- 206 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
The Trump administration's Office of Refugee Resettlement has continuously abused its power to deny abortion care to multiple vulnerable teenagers in immigration detention, so we're asking you to sign a petition to help stop them.
Protect Teenage Migrants From Trump's Anti-Choice Crap
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, girls, reproductive rights )

Freya
- 226 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
At least four young immigrants have been forced to take the administration to court in order to access an abortion. And there are surely more out there that we do not know about who never got the medical care they asked for.
Scott Lloyd Must Resign!
Health & Wellness  (tags: reproductive rights, women, girls, Trump cabinet, petitions )

Freya
- 226 days ago - allaboveall.org
Trump appointee Scott Lloyd has used his position as ORR's director to advance an extreme anti-abortion ideology and block young people, who very often come to the U.S. fleeing violence and persecution, from accessing abortion care.
Judge Clears Abortions for Two Immigrant Teens in U.S. Custody
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, girls, reproductive rights, rulings, immigrants, immigration )

Freya
- 277 days ago - washingtonpost.com
A federal judge in Washington ordered the Trump administration on Monday to "promptly and without delay" allow two pregnant immigrant teens in U.S. custody to access abortion services.
Forget Abortion: What Women in Appalachian Kentucky Really Want
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, girls, sex, reproductive rights, sexually transmitted diseases, STDs, health care )

Freya
- 281 days ago - cnn.com
Perhaps it was the abstinence pledge she felt forced to sign or the promise ring she was told to slip on her finger. But from the moment Cheryl became sexually active, she felt dirty. Then three boys raped her, reducing her self-image to mud.
A Federal Appeals Court Just Ruled That An Undocumented Teen Can Get An Abortion
Health & Wellness  (tags: immigrants, teenagers, girls, women, reproductive rights )

Freya
- 333 days ago - buzzfeed.com
A majority of judges on a federal appeals court in Washington, DC, reinstated an order that would allow the teen to have the procedure.
What It Is Like To Be A Teen In The U.S. Who Can Not Afford Tampons
Health & Wellness  (tags: Pine Ridge, girls, menstrual cycle, pads, tampons, poverty, Dominique Amiotte, affecting education )

Sheryl
- 390 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Dominique Amiotte, 17, always makes sure to keep a few extra tampons in her locker. It is not much, but it is enough to encourage at least some of her struggling friends to come to school when they have their periods.
Teen Abortions Surged In Texas After Republicans Defunded Planned Parenthood
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, girls, reproductive rights, anti-choice laws, Texas )

Freya
- 438 days ago - yahoo.com
Republicans are trying to find a way to defund Planned Parenthood as part of an overall effort to limit abortion in America. But doing so had the opposite effect in Texas, according to a new study out of Texas A&M University.
Girl, 14, With Spinal Muscular Atrophy Decides to End Her Life: "This Is Enough Pain"
Health & Wellness  (tags: incurable diseases, girls, children, Wisconsin, right to die )

Freya
- 798 days ago - yahoo.com
This Wisconsin teen suffering from a painful and incurable disease has made a truly heartbreaking conclusion about her treatment. She wants to end her pain, deciding she is ready to die.
FGM Campaigners - Nigeria Ban Welcome, But Work Not Over
Health & Wellness  (tags: female genital mutilation, fgm, girls, women, Nigeria, health, risks )

Nancy
- 1208 days ago - uk.reuters.com
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.
Texas Lawmakers Want to Close 'Bypass' for Teen Abortions
Health & Wellness  (tags: teens, abortion, reproductive rights, girls, women )

Freya
- 1265 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Texas, like many other conservative states, has strived to make it difficult for women to have abortions. Recent state laws have forced dozens of clinics to close and left some regions without a place for women to go.
Help End Child Marriage in Jordan - Please Sign
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, girls, paedophilia, children, death, environment, ethics, prevention, protection, safety, society, under age marriage )

Gillian
- 1336 days ago - walkfree.org
Forced child marriage amongst the Syrian refugee population in Jordan is rising sharply1 as more and more families see child marriage as a way to lessen their financial burden and protect girls from sexual violence.
End Female Genital Mutilation in the US ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: FGM, girls, women, family, health, mortality, human rights, freedoms )

Nancy
- 1597 days ago - change.org
The practice of FGM is illegal in the US but girls are being taken to other countries, usually their parents' country of origin where they are cut in what is now known as "vacation cutting."
Girl Wants GMOs Out of Girl Scout Cookies
Health & Wellness  (tags: Girl Scouts, cookies, videos, girls, food )

Freya
- 1723 days ago - msnvideo.msn.com
7-year-old leading charge against GMOs - watch this video
 

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