Liberation war rape victims demand justice from Pakistan
Bangladesh, hundreds of women have demonstrated to demand that
Pakistan apologise to victims of the 1971 liberation war.
Protest organisers claim the war killed three million people, left
one million crippled, and that at least 200-thousand women were
raped by Pakistani soldiers and their collaborators.
A great discussion about the effects of alcohol on pregnancy, some
basic facts about Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), and the lesser known
Fetal Alcohol Effects (FAE), from your About.com Guide.
and Sex Information You Can Actually Use
you get the feeling that all the talk about contraception and sex is
"scripted"? I certainly do. There are those silly little
pamphlets with pastel flowers in the margins that tell you about
"getting intimate," "being safe," and practicing
good "personal hygiene." They all have the same diagrams,
as if the pamphlet designers just traded them around.
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disease, hypertension, diabetes and depression, and increased odds
of weight loss and longevity.
is RSV Disease?
syncytial virus (RSV) is the most common respiratory virus in
infants and young children. About 70% of children will contract RSV
by the time they are one year old and nearly all children will have
had it before they are two. For most, it's no worse than the common
cold, but for babies with high risk factors, RSV can lead to a
serious lung infection, and is the leading cause of pneumonia and
bronchiolitis in infants.
MATTERS: Relationship with mother calls for trust
Once I left home, my mother and I never had a close relationship. In
fact, except for holidays, I seldom see her. My brother called and
told me Mom is beginning to need someone to help her. He thinks,
since I am the daughter, it would be better that I be the one to
provide help to her. How can I do this?
Asian Women Writers
Bedi was born in Ferozpur, Punjab, India and studied at Delhi
University and Punjab University, Chandigarh. As a teenager she
became a leading actress in Hindi dramas on All India Radio and
later on television.
women refused to serve in 'war zone'
Kuwaiti cabinet unlikely to grant women the right to vote
accelerates efforts to address the needs of vulnerable
internally displaced children and women in Afghanistan
Begum Rokeya Literary Award –2001 awarded
highlights indigenous women's domestic violence woes
calls for regional effort against women trafficking
women rally againstd domestic violence
Asians reporting violence at home
Hindu inter-cast marriage prohibition to be outlawed
Widow of tribal leader Soren gets cheque from
Underway To Save South African Woman
Whipping of Teenage Mother