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Miracles Walk Among Us

This may be the most difficult piece I will ever write.

The morning we almost died, October 5th, 2015. The day before, October 4th was a special day. 837 more words

The Benefits of Prenatal Yoga

I have been teaching Prenatal Yoga now for six years.  My first student was my baby sister and since then I have had the privilege to teach many of my dear friends as well as women in my community during one of the most important times in their lives.   64 more words


And Then Came the Poonch

Bad things tend to happen at 3 in the morning. The witches emerge to practice occult and this also happened to be the exact time when 3 years ago on September 24, I woke up and found that I had wet my bed. 898 more words


Bringing Light to the Darkness: Grassroots Activism in Tea Gardens of Assam

With the first presidential debate happening tonight at Hofstra University, I’ve been thinking a lot about where the candidates stand on the issues I care about: human rights, reproductive rights, international trade, and labor rights. 601 more words


Ang Pagkain ng SAPAT ay DAPAT sa First 1000 Days ni Baby

Ang pangangalaga sa sarili habang nagbubuntis ay hindi natatapos sa pagpapatingin lamang sa mga medical providers (midwife o OBGyne). Kasama rin dito ang kumain ng tamang pagkain na may sapat na nutrisyon. 386 more words

Four ways we’re making progress toward the Global Goals

This week marks the first anniversary of the launch of the Global Goals. As the global development community convenes in New York City for the United Nations’ General Assembly week, what better time to reflect on progress? 791 more words

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Obstetric Fistula and the Sustainable Development Goals

The UN General Assembly convenes in New York this week. On the agenda: discussion of the first Sustainable Development Goals Report, published in July 2016, which notes impressive gains made over the last few decades. 701 more words

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