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Press Release- Campaign for Affordable Trastuzumab #healthcare

  Trastuzumab biosimilar launched but still priced out of reach for most patients New Delhi, 18 January 2014   The Campaign for Affordable Trastuzumab welcomes the announcement by Biocon of the release of CANMAb, a biosimilar of trastuzumab. CANMAb is… Continue Reading →

#India – A Child of Labour- dangers of surrogacy #Vaw #Sundayreading

 By – Kamayani Bali Mahabal aka Kractivist The fertility industry today is a multi-million dollar, global business. Although many means have been used to try and present assisted reproductive technologies (ARTs), as designed to address the “needs” of people, particularly… Continue Reading →

Nelson Mandela – Champion of women’s rights #mustread

South Africa:   Johannesburg, 6 December: Gender Links learned of the passing away of one of the greatest statesmen of all time with profound grief and sorrow. We extend our heartfelt condolences at this time to Nelson Mandela’s wife, Graca… Continue Reading →

#India – Bombay HC – Married daughter can get govt job on compassionate grounds #WOMENRIGHTS

: Bombay high court Swati Deshpande,TNN | Dec 7, 2013, 04.44 AM IST MUMBAI: Striking a blow for gender equality, theBombay high court on Friday held that a married daughter too is eligible for a job on compassionate grounds in place of her father, after his demise. To allow only… Continue Reading →

A trend in U.S. Maternity Care #womenrights #maternalmortality

Two Events on  Suggest a Trend By Rita Henley Jensen WeNews editor in chief Thursday, December 5, 2013 In a one-week period last month two major developments–both tied to Women’s eNews‘ coverage–could signal a rousing from complacency. One was a… Continue Reading →

#India- Adopt the Delhi #Womanifesto #Polls2013

  The Delhi Womanifesto Since Delhi rose up against rape and sexual assault last December, over 1300 rape cases and thousands of molestation cases have been reported. But, despite a round of reforms, lakhs of assaults remain invisible to the… Continue Reading →

PRESS RELEASE- Attack on Office of AALI and assault on staff #Vaw #Womenrights #Wtfnews

PRESS RELEASE BY WOMEN RIGHTS ORGANISATION, LUCKNOW 29th October 2013, Press Club, Lucknow ATTACK ON AALI OFFICE AND ASSAULT ON AALI STAFF On the evening of 27th October 2013, the office of Association for Advocacy and Legal Initiative (AALI), women’s… Continue Reading →

#India: In Aftermath of Riots, Support Sexual Assault Victims #Vaw #Justice #mustread

Human Rights Watch pic courtesy- reuters Victims Fear Reprisals; Authorities Need to Map Relief and Rehabilitation Plan October 4, 2013 (New York) – Indian [2] authorities should properly investigate all crimes, including allegations of sexual assault and gang rape during last month’s communal… Continue Reading →

#India – State expects dead Dalit girl to prove she was violated and killed? #Vaw #WTFnews

Asha Kowtal and Jenny Rowena, http://roundtableindia.co.in/ On 24th August, a 20 year old Dalit girl was brutally raped and murdered in Jind, Haryana, while she was on her way to write an examination. Her mutilated body was found near a canal the next… Continue Reading →

Virginity still a test of purity for many men – The vagina epilogue #SundayReading

Many men still believe the frontier of purity lies inside the woman’s body. Where does that leave the idea of women having control over their own bodies? Urvashi Butalia,Livemint Illustration by Jayachandran/Mint Some 35 years ago, the British immigration authorities… Continue Reading →

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