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This Is Why People Get Second-Trimester Abortions

Abortion has been a hot-button topic for some time, especially during the presidential campaign—it was the most Googled issue for most of election …

How I Moved From Being A Pro-life Evangelical to Become a Pro-choice Feminist

Content Warning: Murder, rape, abortion, infanticide references.<p><i>Disclaimer 1: I am aware than not all woman have a uterus. And I am mindful of the</i> …

Why I'm finally revealing my abortion, after five years

By Hannah Moore <i>Newsbeat reporter</i><p><b>Aizah Khan had never told her parents about the abortion she had at the age of 17.</b><p>"For me it was a very secretive thing. I was young and going through it on my own," she tells Newsbeat.<p>Now the 22-year-old is touring the UK in a play created from real-life abortion …

How One Woman's Struggle Opened The Door For American Abortion Rights

Sherri Finkbine's story is an apt reminder of the hurdles that women have had to cross in order to assert control over their own bodies.<p>An Arizona …

Pro-choice Movement

115,000 People Have Shared This Story of a Late-Term Abortion

This October, Lindsey Paradiso took a brave step. The Fredericksburg, Virginia, photographer went public with the story of her late-term abortion on …

What I Wish I Knew Before Having an Abortion

"I wish I had known how statistically not alone I was."<p>The decision to have an abortion can be momentous. As so many women have shared, experiencing this pocedure is something you have to know to understand.<p>Many women who have abortions cite the stigma of talking about them as their main reason for …

Not All Women Regret Getting Abortions. I Don't Regret Mine, and Everyone Should Have the Choice

<b>Editor's note:</b> Glamour <i>is committed to supporting and advancing reproductive rights worldwide. A key component of our coverage is destigmatizing abortions and providing accurate and current information. These are our bodies and our choices and these stories deserve to be told.</i><p>Abortion is often …

There is child labor in your food.

Amnesty International investigators interviewed laborers as young as 8 working on plantations that sell to Wilmar, the largest palm-oil trader. Palm …

Bangladeshi Child Labourers Are Working 64 Hours A Week To Make Clothes For Global Brands

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Thousands of Bangladeshi children who live in the capital's slums are working illegally for an average of 64 hours a week, with …

Inside the makeshift goldmines of Uganda: where poverty, child labour and exploitation reign

Buried in the earth in a rich seam carving its way from Lake Victoria in Uganda, lies the world's most prized metal, gold. But the fight to extract it is perilous and often deadly. <i>Guy Kelly</i> reports on conditions for the desperate workers who dig for it, and the people seeking a glimmer of hope<p>In …

UN’s ban on child labour is a ‘damaging mistake’

Academics say policy ignores benefits and reflects western prejudice<p>A group of international academics has condemned a United Nations convention which bans child labour as “harmful and unnecessary”, arguing that allowing young children to work can have positive effects which are not being taken …

United Nations

Trump’s pick for Education Secretary worked with an organization advocating child labor

“A long day’s work and a load of sweat have plenty to teach as well.”<p>Donald Trump’s selection for Secretary of Education, billionaire voucher …

NGO keeps check across city to prevent child labour

If you happened to enter a city shop which adorns a blue and white sticker 'child labour free shop' do remember to thank the shop owner and pat …

Nearly 200 children freed from south India brick kiln in one of biggest rescues

CHENNAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Indian police rescued nearly 200 children, most of them under the age of 14, who had been found working in a brick kiln in the southern state of Telangana in one of the biggest operations in the region, officials said on Wednesday.<p>The children were …

WV Woman Arrested for Blocking Cop from Shooting her Dog Files Lawsuit

Paris burns over video of cop 'raping black youth with baton'

Video of black youth 'being sexually assaulted by police with baton' sparks riots in Paris. The 22-year-old, identified as Theo, was allegedly …

Calif. Sheriff’s Deputy Caught on Video Threatening to ‘Create’ Charges and Send Man to Jail

Authorities in California are investigating after a video surfaced showing a San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputy threatening to create charges and …

17 charged in Paris following violent clash over police brutality

Protesters burned cars and menaced security forces in an eruption of violence in a Paris suburb early Tuesday over a young black man allegedly being raped by a police baton, and authorities said 17 people were being charged.<p>Six adults would be tried in immediate hearings in a suburb court Wednesday …

Masked, Armed White Man Walks Into Mich. Police Department, Somehow Doesn’t Get Shot

What happens to you when you roll into a police station, fully armed, with body armor and wearing a mask over your face? Apparently not what you …

US police have already killed more than 100 people this year

More than one hundred people have died in the hands of law enforcement on the same day that Sandra Bland, an African American woman who died behind …

Justice

More Americans Killed By Police In January Than Any One Month Since 2015

<b>Donald J. Trump</b>’s first month in office ended with at least 105 people killed by police, the highest number of people killed by U.S. police in any …

Report: SDPD body cameras reducing misconduct, aggressive use of force

The San Diego Police Department says body-worn cameras are having a positive impact and that coming technological upgrades will make the cameras even …

If Trump's 'serious' on drug pricing, Sanders says he's willing to pitch in

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, and President Donald Trump might not agree on much, but they have at least one issue in common, and pharma might not …

If Trump wants to lower drug prices, he’s going about it all wrong

Moving drug manufacturing back to the US won’t fix the drug pricing problem.<p>Americans are exceptional in many ways — including being number one in the world when it comes to spending on prescription drugs.<p>On average, Americans shell out $1,100 per year for their drugs — $300 more than Germans or …

Value-based pricing in pharmaceuticals – hype or hope? - Boston Business Journal

By Bill Shew <br>– Principal, KPMG LLP<p>Feb 1, 2017<p>Pharmaceutical companies are under pressure to demonstrate the value of their products, in the face of …

This Big Pharma CEO Thinks Trump's Drug Pricing Threats Are All Bark and No Bite

President Donald Trump issued a list of assorted demands to big pharma CEOs during a Tuesday meeting, following up on his tough rhetoric against an …

Trump is handing Democrats a gift on drug prices

By James Downie<p>James Downie<p>Digital opinions editor<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Opinions editor<p>President Trump said he wasn’t like other politicians. He wouldn’t sell voters out to lobbyists in Washington. He would “drain the swamp.” One piece of evidence for this argument was his promise to break with GOP …

Donald Trump

Pharma's copay coupons, a key marketing tool, face new limits in California

As pharma scrambles to defend its pricing practices around the country, a California legislator has set his sights on the industry’s copay coupons, …