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Quack inserts 7cm stick into woman to abort fetus #Vaw #WTFnews

Yagnesh Mehta, TNN | Mar 16, 2014, 01.48AM IST SURAT: A quack had pushed a seven centimetre stick into the urinary bladder of a tribal woman when she had gone to him for abortion a few years ago. This created multiple health… Continue Reading →

Woman ? – she is a womb, an ovary; she is a female #Womensday

BEYOND THE SIMPLE FORMULAS BY SHWETA KRISHNAN ‘Woman? It’s simple, say the fanciers of simple formulas: she is a womb, an ovary; she is a female – this word is sufficient to define her.’ –Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex These… Continue Reading →

TED Talks thinks abortion has nothing to do with Human Rights #Vaw #WTFnews

TED‘s mission further stigmatizes abortion by conceding to the harmful societal assumption that abortion is something that can’t be openly discussed. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons/Steve Jurvetson from Menlo Park, USA    Think Progress / By Tara Culp-Ressler Editorial Note:  After The Nation‘s Jessica… Continue Reading →

Abortions not safe, legal or rare in Latin American and the Caribbean #Womenrights

  MCT MCT BY MIRTA OJITO MAO35@COLUMBIA.EDU Seven countries in Latin America and the Caribbean — El Salvador, Nicaragua, Honduras, Chile, Suriname, Dominican Republic and Haiti — do not allow abortions for any reason, not even to save the life… Continue Reading →

Turkish Women Point Out Pitfalls of Fertility Push #Reproductiverights #Vaw

By Erin Browner WeNews correspondent Tuesday, August 27, 2013 The prime minister’s statements against abortion and in favor of large families have something like the power of unwritten law. That’s why some women have joined the anti-government protests and others… Continue Reading →

Abortion: OKed in Ireland; Denied to Chilean Tween #Vaw

By WeNews staff Saturday, July 13, 2013 Irish lawmakers voted to allow abortion in limited circumstances for the first time in the Ireland’s history. Chile’s president Sebastian Pinera said he admired a young girl for continuing her pregnancy, which was… Continue Reading →

El Salvador mining ban could establish a vital water security precedent

El Salvador‘s battle to protect its water by becoming the first country to ban metal mining could have a wide-ranging resonance No drying up … with their water supply threatened, Salvadorans are hitting back at mining companies such as Pacific Rim…. Continue Reading →

Making Choices: The Rhetoric and The Reality #Gender #Vaw

By Sanjana Gaind, ultraviolet.in  This is the third of a series of posts written from the experiences at CREA of implementing a program called “Count Me IN! It’s My Body: Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of Young Girls through Sports”…. Continue Reading →

Ireland proposes abortion law after Savita’s death #womenrights #reproductiverights

 May 1, 2013,       Ireland unveils bill on life-saving abortions DUBLIN: Irish government ministers agreed draft legislation on Tuesday to allow for limited access to abortion where a woman’s life is in danger, including the threat of suicide, a proposal… Continue Reading →

Ta(l)king sex beyond English #sexuality

By Meenu Pandey This is the second of a series of posts written from the experiences at CREA of implementing a program called “Count Me IN! It’s My Body: Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of Young Girls through Sports”. CREA is… Continue Reading →

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