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Teen Found With Dead Fetus in Bag Faces Speculation and Scrutiny

While the teen has not been charged with a crime regarding the dead fetus, she has still faced death threats and public judgment for her actions.

While the teen has not been charged with a crime regarding the dead fetus, she has still faced death threats and public judgment for her actions.

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YWA 2013 Nominee: Angelique Roché

Angelique Roché

When I stumbled into the world of politics and policy after law school I was surprised to see the dearth of women. In particular, there was lack of African American and multiracial women in elected office or even working on the issues that affected women and minorities the most.

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(VIDEO) Walking Home: A Film About Street Harassment Among Women of Color

A new short film by Nuala Cabral focuses on women of Color who experience street harassment. It could be a new teaching tool for classrooms, workshops, and communities. How do you see this film being useful for youth?

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Health Providers Unsurprised by Teen STI Rate

Last week’s revelation by the CDC that one-quarter of teen-age girls have at least one sexually transmitted disease came as no surprise to Michigan health providers, who say such an epidemic is the fruit of a widespread failure to teach teens about sex.

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4 Out of 4 Teen Girls Need Better Sex Ed

The CDC recently reported that one in four teen girls, sexually active or not, has a sexually transmitted infection. But all four out of four teen girls need better prevention education to avoid STIs and make healthier decisions.

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“Get Up, Stand Up”

Young Black women are disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS. Nicole Lewis urges us to answer Bob Marley's call to get up, stand up and do something about it!

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From Transphobia to Abortion Rights: A Young Activist’s Journey

Melody Nelson shares her journey as a young, Black, lesbian leading the charge for progressive change and learning from the generations that came before.

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