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4 February 2021

Stories from 4 February 2021

Hungary's new health care law could upset expectant mothers’ birth plans

Unless decrees regulating prenatal care and childbirth are passed, pregnant women might be unable to deliver their babies with their obstetrician of choice.

El Salvador project illustrates the ‘invisible’ African roots of common Latin American words

To celebrate 'Salvadoran Afro-Descendant Month,' we illustrated some of the many words of African origin in the Spanish of El Salvador.

Queer and single French women face uphill legal battle to have biological children

The French Senate voted against permitting fertility treatments for queer women and single women.

LIVE on February 10: A conversation with Jillian C. York on her upcoming book “Silicon Values”

"Who has the power to decide what does or doesn't appear on the internet?"

Public pressure helps halt the felling of hundred-year-old rubber trees in Guyana

'Development with consideration for heritage is still development.'

Protests rock Istanbul's most prestigious university over appointment of new rector

In 2016, President Erdoğan secured the right to appoint universities' rectors who previously were elected by the academic body.

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