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Women Migrants Often Can't Put Into Words The Horrors They've Experienced

Every month, Kirsten Zittlau leads a group of volunteers with the nonprofit Border Angels through the mountainous Jacumba Wilderness in eastern San Diego county, near the Mexico border. The group drops gallon jugs of water along the paths where migrants typically travel to help prevent deaths from dehydration. Along the way, Zittlau said she comes across discarded items that give ...

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Most dangerous countries in the world for women – you’ll never guess what’s in 10th place

Most dangerous countries in the world for women have been named in a 2018 survey by the Thomson Reuters Foundation. India was ranked in first place followed by war-torn Afghanistan and Syria. Most surprising is that the US was revealed as the tenth most dangerous country for women on the planet. Around 550 experts on women’s issues were surveyed for ...

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Black Women Face More Trauma During Childbirth

Tai Harden-Moore was just over 20 weeks into her second pregnancy when she began having complications. At a routine visit, doctors discovered her cervix was actively dilating. She was admitted to the hospital, where she stayed on bedrest for more than two months, staving off labor for as long as possible.  In her 32nd week of pregnancy, Harden-Moore began feeling ...

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