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Abortion

Sex Selection in the Name of Women’s Rights?

Sex-selective abortion is the termination of an existing pregnancy on the basis of the unborn child’s gender. Unsurprisingly to any one who considers themselves a feminist, this practice is most often used to prevent the birth of female children, in something colloquially known as “gendercide.” It is a notorious issue in countries like India and Pakistan, where cultural […]

Kaitlin Fellrath | February 24, 2015
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Abortion

Hashtags and Hypocrisy on Human Rights Issues

Every person with a social media account has probably seen the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls.  The First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, even joined the Twitter campaign calling for the return of over two hundred girls kidnapped by Nigerian terrorists.  Yet these girls are just a fragment of the people whose lives have been torn […]

Kaitlin Fellrath | June 18, 2014
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