Obstetrics & gynaecology

British Columbia first in Canada to provide free contraception

The Canadian province of British Columbia announced Tuesday that it will make prescription contraceptives free for all, a first in the country at a time when women's rights are under attack in the neighboring United States.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Global access to abortion still highly unequal

After the US Supreme Court on Friday made the country the first to withdraw abortion rights, here is a snapshot of highly unequal access to terminations around the world.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Spanish govt imposes state of emergency in virus-hit Madrid (Update)

Spain's government declared a state of emergency in Madrid on Friday, wresting control of efforts to fight the spread of COVID-19 from local authorities in a region that is experiencing one of Europe's most significant coronavirus ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How to tackle gender violence among teens

It's estimated that one in three women worldwide has experienced physical and/or sexual violence at some point in their lifetime, mostly by an intimate partner. According to a survey by the European Union Agency for Fundamental ...

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