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Revealed: reality of life working in an Ivanka Trump clothing factory

Published in Odd and Fun on 20th September 2017

Workers complain of verbal abuse, impossible targets and poverty pay even worse they have to live away from their children The reality of working in a factory create clothes for Ivanka Trumps label has been laid bare, with employees speaking of being paid so little they cannot live with their children, anti-union intimidation and women […]

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‘Moonshot’ initiative to oppose cancer urged to include survivors’ lives

Published in Odd and Fun on 19th September 2017

Some proponents say research focus is promising but recommendations do not address survivorship, which affects things such as mental and financial health Though it has been 18 years since a doctor first told Jennifer Stewart she had cancer and she can now call herself a survivor, she is aroused about the White House moonshot panel […]

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I’m treating pregnant women with Zika and this is what it’s like | Christine Curry

Published in Odd and Fun on 17th September 2017

Some females decide on termination. Others carry on, despite the risks. With so much about the virus still unknown, its a journey for both doctors and patients As a medical student, I recollect reading books about the early days of the HIV epidemic and wondering what it was like for physicians to take care of […]

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‘Moonshot’ initiative to battle cancer urged to include survivors’ lives

Published in Odd and Fun on 13th September 2017

Some proponents say research focus is promising but recommendations do not address survivorship, which affects things such as mental and financial health Though it has been 18 years since a doctor first told Jennifer Stewart she had cancer and she can now call herself a survivor, she is excited about the White House moonshot panel […]

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Emergence of populist leaders threatens republic, says Human Rights Watch

Published in Odd and Fun on 12th September 2017

Trump, Putin and Erdoan among world leaders accused in HRWs 2017 world report of usurping rule of statute and fostering global culture of intolerance The rise of populist leaders such as Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin poses a dangerous threat to human rights that could promote global abuses around the world, Human Rights Watch has […]

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14 -year-old girl who died of cancer wins right to be cryogenically frozen

Published in Odd and Fun on 10th September 2017

Judge backs UK mother in allowing body of teenage daughter, who died of cancer, to be preserved in US a process her estranged parent opposed A 14 -year-old girl who said before dying of cancer that she wanted a chance to live longer has been allowed by the high court to have her body cryogenically […]

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Roe v Wade abortion decision at risk in 2016, Schemed Parenthood head warns

Published in Odd and Fun on 10th September 2017

Cecile Richard says the next US president will either protect or destroy abortion rights, on 43 rd anniversary of landmark supreme court decision The future president of the United States will either defend a womans right to access safe and legal abortions or destroy it, Planned Parenthood chairwoman Cecile Richards said on Thursday, precisely 43 […]

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How the US global gag rule threatens health clinics across Kenya and Uganda

Published in Odd and Fun on 9th September 2017

Campaigners alert Trumps reinstatement of a policy cutting aid to organisations who offer abortion services will devastate family planning provision Each day she sets out to speak to young girl about family planning, Elizabeth Akoth, 23, ensure how myths about the use of contraceptives are are enshrined in her western Kenyan community. When she explains […]

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Roots of a motion: we asked women to read the Declaration of Sentiments

Published in Odd and Fun on 9th September 2017

Hillary Clinton this week became the first girl nominated for the presidency by a major party. But not even a century ago, the idea that a woman could even be part of the creation was laughable Jerry Emmett, the 102 -year-old honorary delegate from Arizona who announced that her nation was casting 51 ballots for […]

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‘Like a slow death’: families dread pesticide poisoning after Trump reverses ban

Published in Odd and Fun on 8th September 2017

The administrations rejection of the science on chlorpyrifos, widely used in Californias Central Valley, means its utilize will continue and Latino residents are fretted their childrens health issues will worsen along with it A white cloud of pesticides had drifted into Fidelia Moraless back yard, coating their own children swing set. The 40 -year-old mother […]

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