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Call her weak, lazy but remember, she is a child and marriage is not for children.

I turned 24 a few days ago and made a new friend, she is 6 years older than me. My new friend speaks about the evil in child marriage with a deep feeling. 537 more words

ECP supplementary FAQs, or, "Things I am not"

Taking off once again from ECP Update: Nordette is Phased Out, Here are Your Alternatives, today we shall deal with two FAQs: “Am I pregnant?” and “When can I take a pregnancy test?” 383 more words


Pakistan - Intervention on Iron Deficiency Anaemia (IDA)

Dr. Rukhsana Ayub, Gynecologist and Obstetrician, shared about her a service learning project with 15 students from Al Nafees Medical College in Islamabad, Pakistan, in partnership with a local NGO. 1,004 more words

Public Health

Chinese women reveal they are freezing their eggs overseas

A growing group of women in China are choosing to freeze their eggs in the US and elsewhere, and are going public with that decision. Egg freezing in China is only available for those who have cervical cancer or other diseases and are married. 108 more words

Politics And Government

Why I'm Pro-Abortion

I have long considered myself pro-choice. I bought into the argument that abortions should be legal, safe, and rare, and proudly trumpeted as much.

I leaned heavily on exception narratives in attempts to make the choice to have an abortion seem reasonable.  976 more words

Social Justice

Female Condoms for All

Less than 1% of the condoms in the world are female condoms. Isn’t that peculiar? With the global population boasting a demographic with a female majority, … 645 more words

Global Health Corps

Why I Stand With Planned Parenthood

Many years ago, when I arrived at the moment of needing my first gynecology appointment, I felt as most young women do- positively scared shitless. My mom did some searching, and found a nice female gynecologist at a specialized gynecology office. 729 more words