Stop Marrying Cousins!

Persistent cousin marriage is unhealthy for the children and for society.

Date: 2014/03/19 | Comment: 0 | Time: 11:36:00

Mexico’s healthcare system against poor, indigenous women

Seven times since mid-2013, Mexican women have given birth on the lawns or steps of hospitals or clinics in the states of Oaxaca and Puebla.

Date: 2014/03/11 | Comment: 0 | Time: 12:56:00

British teenager sets anti-FGM campaign

A female teenager in UK is initiating her campaign against female genital mutilation.

Date: 2014/02/17 | Comment: 0 | Time: 13:01:00

Pro-choice women protested abortion bill in Spain

Women went to the streets in Madrid to protest the draft law that restricts abortion.

Date: 2014/02/10 | Comment: 0 | Time: 13:03:00

Int’l Day against FGM

February 6 is the International Day of Zero Tolerance against Female Genital Mutilation.

Date: 2014/02/08 | Comment: 0 | Time: 16:41:00

World Cancer Day 2014: Foods that prevent cancer

'World Cancer Day' is celebrated annually on 4th of February to deepen our understanding of this killer disease. This year the campaign focuses on Target 5 of the World Cancer Declaration that is to reduce stigma and dispel myths about cancer with the tagline, "Debunk the myths".

Date: 2014/02/04 | Comment: 0 | Time: 16:36:00

One-third of women experience hot flashes 10 years after menopause

Researchers in University of Pennsylvania found that a third of women experience hot flashes for 10 years after menopause and recommend that hormone therapy continue as long as the hot flashes are there.

Date: 2014/02/03 | Comment: 0 | Time: 18:48:00

Vaccinating one partner for HPV enough?

A new study by McGill University will explore whether vaccinating one partner against human papillomavirus can prevent the transmission to the unvaccinated partner.

Date: 2014/02/03 | Comment: 0 | Time: 18:34:00

Genetically modified babies of Britain

UK government would vote on a new IVF treatment in which DNA from three persons is used to make a modified baby exempt from destructive cell mutation.

Date: 2014/01/30 | Comment: 0 | Time: 18:03:00

Increasing abortions worry Malawi Muslims

The rising rate of abortion especially among teenagers has worried the Muslim community in Malawi.

Date: 2014/01/26 | Comment: 0 | Time: 20:51:00

Move to ban ‘gavage’

Activists in Mauritania are campaigning to end the phenomenon of force-feeding young girls in order to make them more “marriageable” in young ages.

Date: 2014/01/23 | Comment: 0 | Time: 16:38:00

A polio-free India

Not even a case of polio has been reported in India in the past three years and this means a polio-free future for the East Asia Region.

Date: 2014/01/14 | Comment: 0 | Time: 18:05:00

An Empowered Woman: Zainab Ismail

Zainab is the Vice President of Nadoona, a movement based in the U.S and geared towards helping Muslim women become healthier.

Date: 2014/01/14 | Comment: 0 | Time: 17:45:00

Obama administration enforces contraception rule on nuns’ group

US Justice Department rejected a court’s order that exempted nuns from Affordable Care Act birth control rule.

Date: 2014/01/11 | Comment: 0 | Time: 18:49:00

“Pro-choise” or “pro-death”: Ausi Senator accuses abortionists

Australian Senator described defenders of abortion as “pro-death” advocates.

Date: 2014/01/07 | Comment: 0 | Time: 17:56:00

Greater Health Spending in Developed World Helps Men More Than Women

Increased health spending in developed countries tends to benefit men more than women, a new study finds.

Date: 2014/01/06 | Comment: 0 | Time: 16:13:00

Sri Lankans concerned about rise in youth HIV infection

Sri Lankan national health officials have expressed concerns over the rise in HIV infection among the youth as a result of the rise in sexual activity.

Date: 2013/12/30 | Comment: 0 | Time: 19:58:00

The Barbie dilemma

Barbie has created much ado by bringing an improbable body-size to girls’ culture, now could she escape criticism by changing size?

Date: 2013/12/25 | Comment: 0 | Time: 18:12:00

China: 19 students poisoned by yoghurt

Children in a Chinese primary school were hospitalized after eating yoghurt that contained with rat poison.

Date: 2013/12/23 | Comment: 0 | Time: 08:35:00

UNFPA helps CAR women

UN Population Fund is providing humanitarian support for women and girls in the Central African Republic with the deterioration of peace there.

Date: 2013/12/23 | Comment: 0 | Time: 08:18:00
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