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A huge win for young Bohra girls who were tortured for centuries making them undergo genital cutting, the #FGM called Khatna #Vaw

After Australian govt action, Bohra leaders take a U-turn on Female Khatna

By Asghar Vasanwala

After top Bohra leadership was subjected to jail term for conspiring in Khatna (Female Genital Mutilation) of two 7-year-old Bohra girls, and Australian Government threat to take further actions, the Bohra Dai, who boasts of command over Farishta (angels), and who promises Bohras of holding their hands and take them into Jannat irrespective of their deeds, his bravado has crumbled under this threat. 548 more words

Reproductive Health

Sexual and reproductive health awareness day

February 12th is observed as Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Day. The objective of this is to:

  1. Increase awareness about sexual and reproductive health issues…
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Health

creating change

A good amount of time has passed since I lasted posted. This was unintentional. There were many attempts to write about the experience of surgery, and what it was like trying to navigate recovery along with trying to digest the diagnosis. 417 more words

Endometriosis

Women's Reproductive Rights and the presidential race: Where does everyone stand?

As I begin to tackle a social issue for the remainder of the semester, the topic of reproductive rights for me and my fellow females has come up quite often—what else would you expect in a presidential run with more GOP candidates than members of a high school football team? 669 more words

What are Women's Reproductive Rights?

This very important topic is something that is often ignored, so let’s begin with a crash course.

What is the textbook definition of Women’s Reproductive Rights? 357 more words

Women's Rights

Cecile Richards: A Kasich presidency would be "a complete and utter disaster"

It’s hard to shock Cecile Richards.

As the president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, she’s seen anti-choice activists break the law repeatedly in attempts to bring down her organization. 907 more words

Activism And Protest

Alcohol, Pregnancy, and Evidence

This week, the Centers for Disease Control released new guidance on alcohol consumption during pregnancy. Ultimately, the CDC is attempting to mitigate the negative effects of drinking during the first trimester by people who do not yet know they are pregnant. 804 more words

Alcohol