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#India- #MaternalHealth Program blasted by #NAMHHR

Indian Maternal Health Program Blasted by Critics By Swapna Majumdar WeNews correspondent Tuesday, October 23, 2012 A requirement that participants have no more than two living children excludes numerous women in high-fertility regions in India who could most benefit from… Continue Reading →

The Official Guide to Legitimate Rape #WTFnews #VAW #Rape

      RAPE CULTURE    Katie J.M. Baker Yesterday, Missouri Rep. Todd Akin, Republican Senate nominee and member of the House Science, Space and Technology committee, said pregnancy from rape was “really rare” because “if it’s a legitimate rape, the female… Continue Reading →

Doctors engineering fetuses to prevent intersex, tomboys and lesbians #WTFnews

Dangerous Experiment in Fetal Engineering   By Marla Paul CHICAGO — A new paper just published in the Journal of Bioethical Inquiry uses extensive Freedom of Information Act findings to detail an extremely troubling off-label medical intervention employed in the… Continue Reading →

U.S. Health Law May Curb Rising Maternal Deaths

  By Malena Amusa WeNews correspondent Monday, July 30, 2012 As the U.S. maternal mortality rate continues to increase, the new health care law could offer improvements in preventative care for women. Yet, definitive answers to why more American mothers… Continue Reading →

Safe abortion: technical and policy guidance for health systems

The awaited “Safe abortion: technical and policy guidance for health systems“, the  second edition of the WHO publication is available online now. Find the pdf document online at: http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/publications/unsafe_abortion/9789241548434/en/ The contents include: CONTENTS Executive summary 1 Process of guideline development 10 Background 10 Methods 10… Continue Reading →

Sex workers cannot be mothers – says Satara police #WTFnews

Anu Mokal, a pregnant woman was beaten up by Police in Satara, Maharashtra. She was so severely beaten  that she had a miscarriage and lost her baby. No Law in the country allows Police to physically assault a women. This… Continue Reading →

Haryana 12-week pregnant women cannot teach #WTFnews

Sukhbir Siwach, TNN Apr 28, 2012, CHANDIGARH: New rules notified recently in Haryana bar more than 12-week pregnant teachers recruited in Haryana from joining work till they deliver and produce fitness certificates. They would not be entitled to get their salaries… Continue Reading →

Bangalore woman delivers baby on road, dies

TNN Apr 23, 2012,  BANGALORE: Denting the city’s aspirations of emerging as a global medical tourism hub, a woman delivered a baby boy on a busy road and bled to death after she could not avail of timely medical help, at… Continue Reading →

Girl, 19, raped by dad for 5 years, pregnant

Mar 21, 2012,  TNN In Nagpur a 50-year-old labourer named as Kishore Agrawal was taken into custody for raping his 19-year-old daughter from the past five years.At presesnt the girl is now two months pregnant, which brought this worst act… Continue Reading →

Man can’t force wife to conceive, rules high court

Feb 11, 2012 In a first, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that a husband cannot compel his wife to conceive and give birth to his child. Making it clear that relationships that know no limits too have… Continue Reading →

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