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He-Men, Virginity Pledges, and Bridal Dreams: Obama Administration Quietly Endorses Dangerous Ab-Only Curriculum

May 6, 2012

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by Debra Hauser, Advocates for Youthand Monica Rodriguez, Sexuality Information & Education Council of the US (SIECUS)and Elizabeth Schroeder and Danene Sorace, Executive Director, Answer and Consultant, Future of Sex Education May 1, 2012 Sometime this month, an updated list of “evidence-based” teen pregnancy prevention programs was endorsed by the Department of Health and Human […]

When States Abuse Women

March 4, 2012

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By NICHOLAS D. KRISTOFPublished: March 3, 2012 HERE’S what a woman in Texas now faces if she seeks an abortion. Under a new law that took effect three weeks ago with the strong backing of Gov. Rick Perry, she first must typically endure an ultrasound probe inserted into her vagina. Then she listens to the […]

Campaigners celebrate withdrawal of Nadine Dorries’s sex education bill

January 22, 2012

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Feminists, humanists and pro-choice campaigners gathered outside parliament say they have won a battle, but not the war Simon Murphyguardian.co.uk, Friday 20 January 2012 Campaigners against Nadine Dorries’s bill outside parliament. Photograph: Sean Smith for the Guardian There was a loud roar from the crowd huddled outside parliament as it was announced that Nadine Dorries’s […]

Gender sensitization needed at school level to prevent abuse, say experts

September 9, 2011

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Abhishek Choudhari, TNN | Sep 9, 2011, NAGPUR: Gender sensitization is an important part of life and should be taught right from the school level, feel experts. On Thursday, almost 100 principals of various city schools attended the ‘Gender Sensitization Training Programme’ designed by an NGO Universal Solidarity Movement (USM). The seminar, organized by a […]

Gender sensitization needed at school level to prevent abuse, say experts

September 9, 2011

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Abhishek Choudhari, TNN | Sep 9, 2011, NAGPUR: Gender sensitization is an important part of life and should be taught right from the school level, feel experts. On Thursday, almost 100 principals of various city schools attended the ‘Gender Sensitization Training Programme’ designed by an NGO Universal Solidarity Movement (USM). The seminar, organized by a […]