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Stop knee-jerk blaming of Afghan men, culture

Stop knee-jerk blaming of Afghan men, culture

{WOMENSENEWS}-- Corrupt, tribal, medieval, misogynist. These are the refrain of reporters, media marketers and officials on Afghanistan. When reporters and officials pander to stereotypes, we lose the chance to understand what's really going on.
By Fariba Nawa
Angelina Jolie raises big question of coverage

Angelina Jolie raises big question of coverage

{WOMENSENEWS}-- What if you decide to follow the Hollywood star's example and get genetic testing for your chances of developing breast cancer? Then you face the questions of whether you're covered and meet reimbursement criteria. First of two stories.
By Sharon Johnson
Brits who hate the White House

Brits who hate the White House

LONDON, June 3 (UPI) -- The image is deliberately provocative and arresting. It depicts the White House with the gaps between its pillars draped in swastika flags while a battalion of German troops in coal-shuttle helmets marches past.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus
Nuns claim no role in Irish laundry scandal

Nuns claim no role in Irish laundry scandal

DUBLIN (WOMENSENEWS)-- When I interviewed two Irish nuns in February it was the first time any member of religious orders that ran the abusive Magdalene Laundries spoke publically. Yet, months later, reconciliation with victims appears to be far off.
By Claire McCormack
Single or not, US moms have a reason to feel alone

Single or not, US moms have a reason to feel alone

(WOMENSENEWS)-- In this society we toss the placenta, or afterbirth, despite the nutritional benefits that traditional medical practitioners have long understood. That's analogous to the way we also trash the maternal support services, or "political afterbirth," that should sustain our mothers.
By Lori Sokol

Commentary: Tracking cyberterrorists

WASHINGTON, May 29 (UPI) -- Network forensics is explained in dramatic detail by Juan C. Zarate, a former sleuth in the campaign to find and disrupt al-Qaida’s terrorist funding.
ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVE, UPI Editor at Large
Task force on maternal deaths in Texas awaits governor

Task force on maternal deaths in Texas awaits governor

NEW YORK (WOMENSENEWS)-- Texas has an unusually high maternal mortality rate and if Perry signs this bill the state could get its first statewide investigation into the causes.
By Hajer Naili

Europe's prosperity envy

FRANKFURT, Germany, May 28 (UPI) -- There is a strange thread that connects the Swedish riots, the European soccer final, Britain's planned industrial reforms, the French decision to start teaching university courses in English and the euro crisis.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus
MENA women's health care gets first look at conference

MENA women's health care gets first look at conference

{WOMENSENEWS}-- Global efforts to improve maternal health are ready for fine tuning when it comes to the Middle East and North Africa. This will be the aim of researchers gathering ahead of this month's global conference on women's health in Kuala Lumpur.
By Tamar Kabakian-Khasholian
Home still far away for immigrants with HIV

Home still far away for immigrants with HIV

NEW YORK (WOMENSENEWS)-- Few female immigrants have enjoyed the benefit of the travel ban on people with HIV lifted three years ago Financial hardships, fear of stigma in their homelands and uncertainties about their U.S. legal status all block the way.
By Amy Lieberman
Home health aids keep watchful wait on Obama

Home health aids keep watchful wait on Obama

{WOMENSENEWS}-- Critics say federal wage protections for these workers will drive elderly and disabled people into institutionalized settings. Advocates say that hasn't happened in states that currently extend the minimum wage to home care workers.
By Sharon Johnson

Commentary: Israel: Crises 360 degrees

WASHINGTON, May 22 (UPI) -- Surrounded by crises in all its Arab neighbors, Israeli leaders are not about to facilitate the birth of a Palestinian state.
ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVE, UPI Editor at Large
RN's pay is fine, but her back is killing her

RN's pay is fine, but her back is killing her

HUNTINGTON, W.V. (WOMENSENEWS)-- Tabitha Waugh, a registered nurse in a West Virginia hospital, can't complain about the pay. But it's tough finding time with her kids and the work takes a toll, physically and mentally. "I just don't want to do direct patient care forever," she said.
By Samantha Kimmey
Pollution risks worse for developing world women

Pollution risks worse for developing world women

{WOMENSENEWS}-- Environmental factors are responsible for 23 percent of the overall global disease burden, according to World Health Organization research. Addressing such pollution could save the lives of 6 million women a year.
By Molly M. Ginty

The trouble with banks.

LONDON, May 20 (UPI) -- Maligned and unpopular as Europe's bankers are these days, they have certainly been earning their money. Seldom have they had to operate in such a challenging environment.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus
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