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Myanmar’s Rohingya women the face of unspeakable horror

Myanmar’s Rohingya women the face of unspeakable horror

Many  young women, some as young as 14, took off their niqab declaring their dignity had been taken by the Myanmar Army while sharing their stories of murder and rape with Bangladesh-origin documentary film maker Shafiur Rahman. More than a dozen young women revealed to the UK-based film maker how they had been shamed and […]

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Young men may have unrecognised eating disorders

Young men may have unrecognised eating disorders

Nov 06, – Eating disorders are most often associated with young women, but a new study suggests young men can also become obsessed with their appearance and go to extremes to enhance their bodies. The problem can resemble a traditional eating disorder or involve use of drugs and supplements, according to US researchers, and it […]

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Many Young Breast Cancer Patients May Opt for a Mastectomy

Many Young Breast Cancer Patients May Opt for a Mastectomy

June 5, – Most young women with breast cancer choose to undergo a mastectomy, new research shows. The other option is to have a lumpectomy, a surgical procedure that removes the tumor and some surrounding healthy tissue, but spares most of the breast. Researchers from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston said women dealing with […]

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Breaking the silence on violence against indigenous girls: UN report calls for urgent action

Breaking the silence on violence against indigenous girls: UN report calls for urgent action

June 01, – Violence against women and girls is a pervasive human rights violation that persists in every country in the world and cuts across all socioeconomic groups and cultures. Nevertheless, a UN study launched today highlights that indigenous girls are at heightened risk due to the multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination they face. […]

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