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Nearly 1 In 3 Women Experience Violence: Landmark Report From WHO

Nearly 1 In 3 Women Experience Violence: Landmark Report From WHO

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The red shoes are part of a public art installation denouncing violence against women. The photo was taken at Durresi main square in Tirana, Albania, on March 8 — International Women's Day. Gent Shkullaku/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Gent Shkullaku/AFP via Getty Images The red shoes are part of a public art…
The Women Of Peru Are Suffering From A ‘Shadow Pandemic’

The Women Of Peru Are Suffering From A ‘Shadow Pandemic’

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Demonstrators in front of the prosecutor's office in Lima, Peru, protest gender violence and femicide on June 20. Carlos Garcia Granthon/Fotoholica Press/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Carlos Garcia Granthon/Fotoholica Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Demonstrators in front of the prosecutor's office in Lima, Peru, protest gender violence and femicide on June 20. Carlos…
Survey: Women Are Rethinking Having Kids As They Face Pandemic Challenges

Survey: Women Are Rethinking Having Kids As They Face Pandemic Challenges

Roughly 40% of women surveyed by the Guttmacher Institute said they changed their plans on when to have children, or how many to have. PeopleImages/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption PeopleImages/Getty Images Roughly 40% of women surveyed by the Guttmacher Institute said they changed their plans on when to have children, or how many to…
All Women Should Be Screened For Anxiety Disorders, Health Group Says

All Women Should Be Screened For Anxiety Disorders, Health Group Says

Doctors should start screening all women and girls for anxiety, according a prominent women's health group. Getty Images/Maskot hide caption toggle caption Getty Images/Maskot Doctors should start screening all women and girls for anxiety, according a prominent women's health group. Getty Images/Maskot All adult and adolescent women and girls should be screened for anxiety, according…
Women Say They Are ‘Falling Off The Cliff Of Fertility’ As Pandemic Puts Treatments On Hold

Women Say They Are ‘Falling Off The Cliff Of Fertility’ As...

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Due to the coronavirus, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine has recommended suspending new treatments. Morsa Images/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Morsa Images/Getty Images Due to the coronavirus, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine has recommended suspending new treatments. Morsa Images/Getty Images Tens of thousands of women across the country trying to have a…
For Some Women Nearing Menopause, Depression And Anxiety Can Spike

For Some Women Nearing Menopause, Depression And Anxiety Can Spike

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Teri Hines says she had a bout of depression during the lead up to menopause in her mid-40s. For many women, the lead-up to menopause can trigger mood issues. Hannah Yoon for NPR hide caption toggle caption Hannah Yoon for NPR Teri Hines says she had a bout of depression during the lead up to…
No Sex For Fish: How Women In A Fishing Village Are Fighting For Power

No Sex For Fish: How Women In A Fishing Village Are...

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Justine Adhiambo Obura, chairwoman of the No Sex For Fish cooperative in Nduru Beach, Kenya, stands by her fishing boat. Patrick Higdon, whose name is on the boat, works for the charity World Connect, which gave the group a grant to provide boats for some of the local women. Julia Gunther for NPR hide caption…
Global Women Who Took A Stand In 2019: From An Ebola Doc To 2 Beauty Queens

Global Women Who Took A Stand In 2019: From An Ebola...

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Gulalai Ismail, the Pakistani activist who fled the country after being threatened for taking a stand against sexual violence perpetrated by security forces. She was photographed in Brooklyn, where she is now seeking asylum. Tim McDonnell/NPR hide caption toggle caption Tim McDonnell/NPR Gulalai Ismail, the Pakistani activist who fled the country after being threatened for…
In 2019, women helped redefine everything we know about space

In 2019, women helped redefine everything we know about space

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NASA's Christina Koch and Jessica Meir went on a spacewalk together in October 2019. NASA Here's to the Katherine Johnsons, the Valentina Tereshkovas, the Nancy Romans, the Sally Rides, the Mae Jemisons. NASA astronauts Christine Koch and Jessica Meir stand with you. The Artemis program and ESA's Mars rover stand with you. This year has…
Some Pregnant Ladies Utilize Weed For Early Morning Illness However FDA Warns Versus It

Some Pregnant Ladies Utilize Weed For Early Morning Illness However FDA...

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Scientists caution that using marijuana during pregnancy could be risky, but some women with severe nausea and lack of appetite during pregnancy are trying it. Niklas Skur/EyeEm/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Niklas Skur/EyeEm/Getty Images Scientists caution that using marijuana during pregnancy could be risky, but some women with severe nausea and lack of appetite…

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