As all eyes turn to the landmark case before the Supreme Court, advocates in the South say they’ve been sounding the alarm on access for years.
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The deaths of a village elder and her daughter during India's second COVID-19 wave raise important questions about lapses in the Indian government’s pandemic response.
Pakistan has 50 million women of childbearing age and only one globally certified person to help them feed their newborns.
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Their salmon have all but disappeared, so Yurok mothers are fighting for their tribe’s health and food sovereignty.
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Stigma can stop survivors of female genital mutilation from seeking help, but Hawa Bah, who was cut at eight, reaches those suffering in silence to get them the care they need.
A system "built for men" exposes women to chemicals that have been linked to miscarriage, birth defects and slowed fetal growth.
Those in the U.S. with ties to India are reckoning with uncertainty and fear for themselves, those immediately around them, and loved ones across the world.
Vaccine availability, the delta variant and child care access are compounding challenges for working mothers.
A hospital worker in Anantnag fears for her health and the safety of her family amid India's COVID crisis.
Women are disproportionately exposed to deadly substances—and may be getting disproportionately sickened by them.
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In India, 90% of sanitation workers lack health insurance, putting them at increased risk if they were to fall ill and lack access to health care.
It is 10 p.m. and the city of Pune echoes with the wail of ambulance sirens. Medical staff are losing both patients and hope. A mother and daughter fight to keep their bond.