Deborah Smith

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Indomitability in a Dark Time: An Open Letter to Women Graduating in the Age of Trump

This is a dark time to be a young woman finishing school.Adley Haywood / Creative CommonsPeople may eventually look back on this moment as a turning …

Feminism

You can now learn two of Africa’s most widely spoken languages on an app

Cape Town<p>Everyone’s favorite language app is now teaching Swahili, Duolingo CEO Luis von Ahn announced on stage at the Design Indaba conference. Added to that, Zulu will be the next African language available, he told the cheering crowd in Cape Town.<p>Swahili launched on Friday (Mar.3) Ahn told …

South Africa

Here's What It's Like To Get An Illegal Abortion

"No one should have to go through this alone, so I studied hard and I became like an underground expert in abortion."<p><b>Six countries completely ban abortion, even when it's necessary to save a pregnant woman's life. Dozens more have very limited exceptions that make most abortions illegal.</b><p>As abortion …

Trump's global abortion gag rule goes much further than any previous administration

The policy now affects all global health organizations that receive US government funding.<p>Under President Donald Trump, a decades-old Republican policy on global family planning just got a whole lot more aggressive. Just one day after the largest demonstration for women’s rights in American …

World Health Organization

Human rights by any other name

Monday, 12:00pm<br>24 October 2016<p>Women’s Rights are Human Rights: International Posters on Gender-based Inequality, Violence and …

Human Rights
Human Rights

Nike N7 celebrates Native American Heritage Month

Nike celebrated Native American Heritage Month by partnering with nine colleges throughout November and December to wear the N7 uniforms. During …

Native Americans

Rapid City poverty rates for American Indians highest in nation | South Dakota Budget & Policy Institute

Added February 22nd, 2013 by Joy Smolnisky<p><b>American Indian and Alaska Native Poverty Rate About 50 Percent in Rapid City, S.D., and About 30 Percent</b> …

Demographics