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The War on Motherhood and Women: A Psychosis of Womb/Vagina Envy

It may sound funny… like something straight out of your undergraduate women’s studies course, something coined by that mannish – yet technically female professor – who openly hated on you because you wore sundresses. 1,034 more words

Dignity is a basic human right in Childbirth too

My first experience of being with laboring women was in the local referral hospital in Cape Town, South Africa. I was a first year medical school student and wide-eyed and excited about spending a few hours there one night. 908 more words

I Am Sacred Mother

Maternal health: why Uganda's young population should concern our policy makers

In my previous employment, I dealt with hospitals and clinics. One of our clients was a public hospital and one of the things that fascinated and worried me in equal measure was the ever presence of seemingly underage girls in queues to receive antenatal services at the General Outpatient Department’s Maternity Clinic. 382 more words