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· September, 2016

Stories about Health from September, 2016

In Defense of My Right to Abortion in Macedonia

"Choosing not to bear a child for whom a nurturing environment cannot be guaranteed isn't a denial of responsibility— it's the ultimate assumption of responsibility for oneself and the world."

Lies, Damned Lies and the Health of Central Asian Presidents

The hype over Hillary Clinton's pneumonia was nothing. These guys spend their lives on the verge of death.

Vladimir Putin and the Fake Brides of Red Square

Last holiday weekend, Moscow wasn't the only thing being celebrated: part of the spectacle appears to have been arranged to remind Russians that their president is a virile, red-blooded man.

The Week That Was at Global Voices Podcast: Disturbing the Peace

This week, we take you to Ukraine, Russia, Singapore, India and Brazil.

Egyptian Mothers Take On Female Genital Mutilation, Pinning Hopes on Younger Generations

Mothers are leading the fight against Female Genital Mutilation in Egypt, pinning their hopes on younger and future generations.

Kyrgyzstan's ‘Jailoos’ Are More Than Mere Mountain Meadows. They Are a Way of Life.

Welcome to the magical place where many people in the Central Asian country still spend their summers.

India's Bihar Is Failing to Provide Adequate Healthcare to the Rural Poor

One rural health centre in the state is open so infrequently that residents have started using the facility as storage space.

Jailed Iranian Nuclear Scientist Tweets About His New Conditional Freedom

After five years of imprisonment, Twitter -- the online platform that led his freedom campaign -- was how nuclear scientist Omid Kokabee first communicated with the world after his release.

A Poor Indian Farmer Carrying His Dead Wife Becomes the Symbol of an Inefficient Health System

"We live in a country where a journalist didn't help a poor man carry his wife's dead body to his home so that he could make [...] news on it."

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