#Pregnancy

  • Article: What It’s Like Being a Pregnant ER Doctor in New York City Who Tested Positive for COVID-19
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    What It’s Like Being a Pregnant ER Doctor in New York City Who Tested Positive for COVID-19

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 16, 2020

    “A little bit of optimism does help during this time.” Read more

  • Article: Tanzania Is Lifting Discriminatory Ban on Pregnant Schoolgirls

    Tanzania Is Lifting Discriminatory Ban on Pregnant Schoolgirls

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 8, 2020

    The country issued a letter after activists called on the World Bank to withdraw a loan. Read more

  • Article: The UK Just Committed £425M So Every Woman and Adolescent Girl Can Control Her Own Future

    The UK Just Committed £425M So Every Woman and Adolescent Girl Can Control Her Own Future

    By Helen Lock|Nov. 6, 2019

    It comes after thousands of Global Citizens took action so that #SheCanPlan. Read more

  • Article: Lack of Access to a Range of Family Planning Options Leads to More Unplanned Pregnancies: Report

    Lack of Access to a Range of Family Planning Options Leads to More Unplanned Pregnancies: Report

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 29, 2019

    The WHO released a new report that investigates contraception use in 36 low-middle income countries. Read more

  • Article: Women and Girls Are Most Affected by Venezuela's Health Care Crisis

    Women and Girls Are Most Affected by Venezuela's Health Care Crisis

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 9, 2019

    The UN says women are dying unnecessarily due to a lack of basic medicine and equipment. Read more

  • Article: A $14 Loan Kept This Indian Family In Modern Slavery For Years

    A $14 Loan Kept This Indian Family In Modern Slavery For Years

    By Daniele Selby  and  Carmen Singer|Jan. 25, 2019

    Thaiyamma became a slave for years because she didn’t have the money to help her sick baby. Read more

  • Article: A New Malaria Vaccine For Pregnant Women Could Soon Become a Reality

    A New Malaria Vaccine For Pregnant Women Could Soon Become a Reality

    By Madeleine Keck|Jan. 22, 2019

    The new vaccine will work to improve the health of mothers and newborns. Read more

  • Article: Kenyan Girls Returning to School Face Mandatory FGM and Pregnancy Tests

    Kenyan Girls Returning to School Face Mandatory FGM and Pregnancy Tests

    By Carmen Singer|Thomson Reuters Foundation|Jan. 7, 2019

    Critics say the compulsory tests, meant to help protect girls, are demeaning. Read more