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Looking after our Mothers: Delivery and Depression

A recent study found that almost one in five mothers experience severe post-partum depression, but the illness is hardly known, and even less spoken about in public, which ...

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Redeeming A Vow To 120 Million Women And Girls

Raising a family is a balancing act. Last week, the world celebrated “World Population Day” by not rejoicing the spur of populous sperms scrawling to the brim o...

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It’s 2017: Women in Developing Countries Wish to Space Out Pregnancy but Have No Access to Contraception.

Women these day say that the developing countries want to avoid pregnancy or either postpone it, but not by using the latest available contraception methods. According to G...

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Drinking Any Amount Of Alcohol During Pregnancy Can Change The Way Face Forms: Study

Drinking even small amounts of alcohol when pregnant could alter a baby's features, a new study has found. Researchers examined data from facial images of 415 one-year-old ...

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Global Study Finds 75% Of Pregnant Women Don't Have Healthy Weight Gain

Data from Asia, US and Europe finds 23% do not gain enough weight and more than 50% gain too much, increasing risk of premature birth and caesareans A comprehensive new stu...

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Risking Lives Of Mothers & Children': India Condemned For Cuts To Benefits

Campaigners warn of damaging effect of scaling back a maternal payment scheme introduced to stem high death rates among infants and mothers Campaigners have warned that the...

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Priyanka Chopra Calls For Protection Of Child Victims Of Sexual Abuse

Drawing attention to the harrowing traumas of child victims of sexual violence, UNICEF's Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra has called for an increased support for such ch...

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Devious Heroines

Female protagonists in novels are getting to be increasingly dangerous; and Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl seems to have triggered off a trend of the nasty heroine. Sarah ...

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It's My Wife's Pregnancy, Not Mine, But It's Our Baby

When my wife and I decided to have a child that she would carry, I thought being a woman, in a same-sex couple, would help me empathise. I was wrong Watching one’s be...

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Women Still Do Most Of The Work In Preventing Pregnancy

When it comes to gender inequality, the work vs. free time gap is one of the most alarming. According to the World Economic Forum, the amount of extra work women do —...

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