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Healthcare Media

When health concerns are just a cover for fat hatred

Disclaimer: As a fellow “certified fat person,” I use the term fat as a descriptor, not as an insult. If you find it insulting, please look within yourself to see why that is. I am sure if I used thin, you wouldn’t have a problem. Earlier this month, Feministe blogger Monica wrote a post about fat and health as […]

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Interviews Law Media

Women Interviews-Trips (Thrupthi)

Keeping in touch with over three hundred relatives is no small job and something Trips takes very seriously. However, after applying to over two hundred positions before finding the right one, I am pretty sure there isn’t much she can’t do when she puts her mind to it. Age? 28 Where have you lived? In India, I […]

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Law Media Politics

Women activists are suffering the most in Iran’s Human Rights crisis

Last week, an Iranian court convicted human rights activist Shiva Nazar Ahari of “moharebeh” (”waging war against God”), plotting to commit crimes and “agitating against the ruling system,” crimes for which she was sentence to six years in prison and a fine equivalent to US$400, reported The Guardian on Sunday. According to the articleand the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), […]