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UN recurs criticism of Ireland’s ‘cruel and inhumane’ abortion statutes

Published in Odd and Fun on 19th July 2017

Human rights committee finds in favour of Siobhn Whelan, who was denied abortion despite fatal foetal syndrome diagnosis The United Nations has again ruled that Irelands abortion statutes have subjected a woman to cruel, inhumane and degrading treatment. It is the second time in 12 months that the UNs human rights committee has denounced the […]

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Canada urged to quell discrimination against women after fall in UN ranking

Published in Odd and Fun on 13th July 2017

The country fell from first to 25 th in the United Nations gender equality ranking, inspiring a call for action from 14 non-profit organizations Activists have called on Canadian leaders to introduce concrete policies to confront discrimination against women and girls after the country fell from first to 25 th in the United Nations gender […]

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Why would you trust a teen to create a kid, but not to have an abortion? | Jessica Valenti

Published in Odd and Fun on 12th July 2017

Laws that restrict teenagers access to abortion services construct no logical sense. Its time to repeal them all Dealing with an unplanned and unwanted pregnancy is a complex experience for anyone. But for teens, who have to juggle increasing, and increasingly complicated, fiscal and legal barriers to abortion access, difficult becomes nearly impossible. And it […]

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Hot Tip: Stop Asking Women Why They’re’ Still Single’

Published in Odd and Fun on 8th July 2017

I wish there was a answer, an easy fixing, a polite route to explain to people that this question is rude and riling as hell. A style to get people to understand that this question, rather than coming off as courteous small talk, is actually arriving off more as” So what is wrong with you? […]

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First uterus transplanting in US removed after sudden complication

Published in Odd and Fun on 5th July 2017

The 26 -year-old woman who received the transplant at the Cleveland Clinic is regaining from the operation after appearing in a news conference days earlier The first uterus transplanting carried out in the US has failed, the Cleveland clinic attempting the procedure announced on Wednesday, saying doctors had removed the organ. A 26 -year-old woman […]

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Spain apprehends man known as ‘The Nurse’ for forced abortions on Colombia rebels

Published in Odd and Fun on 5th July 2017

A former fighter with the Farc guerrilla group is accused of carrying out more than 500 forced abortions on female members of the group Spanish police have arrested a man accused of performing more than 500 forced abortions on women fighters belonging to Colombias rebel guerrillas. The human, known as The Nurse and described by […]

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Jennifer Aniston’s fed up, and millions of women know just how she feels | Sara Benincasa

Published in Odd and Fun on 4th July 2017

The starrings blistering essay is no Hollywood whine. It demands that every one of us is seen as more than a body, a mate or a mother Not long ago, I took my father to a cinema premiere to celebrate his 60 th birthday. I got to do this because I am a novelist and […]

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Breaking bad: Hollywood wakes up to the power of dark, dangerous females

Published in Odd and Fun on 2nd July 2017

Forget the sobbing suffering beauty. From Rebecca Halls unlikable newsreader to Jessica Chastains ruthless lobbyist, this is the year of the unsympathetic, profoundly flawed femme. Thank goodness for that The good news is that there are some great female characters coming up in the cinema in 2017. The bad news, if youre looking for inspirational […]

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Go ahead and vote for Hillary Clinton because she is a woman | Jessica Valenti

Published in Odd and Fun on 2nd July 2017

Only in a sexist society would girls be told that caring about representation at the highest levels of government is wrong When it comes to women in politics, the United States is pretty much the pits. Women make up half the population in this country but hold less than 20% of Congressional seats and comprise […]

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Donald Trump: Females should face ‘punishment’ for abortions

Published in Odd and Fun on 30th June 2017

Donald Trumpon Wednesday said there has to be some form of penalty for women who have abortions. The statement came in response to a question from MSNBC host Chris Matthews during a town hall event hosted by the cable news channel. Do you believe in punishment for abortionyes or noas a principal? Matthews asked. The […]

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