The first words uttered after a child is born are often “It’s a boy!” or “It’s a girl!” But sometimes doctors don’t know exactly what to say. How does this happen, and what should parents and doctors do?
Humanitarian groups are working to provide aid to the hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees who have fled to Jordan, but the specific needs of women and girls all too often fall through the cracks.
If you don’t want to provide the obstetric or gynecological services your patient needs—which may include an abortion—maybe you should choose another field of specialty.
The High-Level Task Force for the International Conference on Population and Development takes aim at violence and maternal mortality.
As of 2011, 1 in 12 private-sector workers was employed in the restaurant industry. But women, especially women of color, face a variety of struggles in this growing field.
A 22-year-old Salvadoran woman with severe chronic medical conditions is pregnant with a fetus without a brain. But a 1998 law in El Salvador prohibits all abortions, without exception.
Are sticks and stones really the only ways to inflict pain? This TED Tallker Shane Koyczan, has an important message about the effects of discrimination that perhaps if we spread to everyone from an early age, would lead to much fewer hate and prejudice-related issues in the country at large in future generations.
Across the country, employers are choosing to cut worker hours in order to save money and dodge requirements in the Affordable Care Act. And some workers are fighting back.
New Zealand legalizes gay marriage and, rightly, celebrates.
At a campus forum on women and sustainable development issues in the Texas Bible Belt and the Women in the World summit in New York, I saw that “women’s rights are the biggest unfinished agenda of 21st century.”