Issue 5: October 2016


Healthcare: A Privilege Refugees in Lebanon Cannot Afford

Female refugees carry the additional load of responsibility for reproductive healthcare. Pregnant women and mothers feel responsible for their health and that of their fetus and children, and often feel helpless in the face of this double and triple burden.


“Let’s go, Supergirl!”

When Jessie Auritt, a documentary filmmaker, heard about Naomi Kutin, an Orthodox Jewish girl from New Jersey who broke a world record in powerlifting at age nine, she was immediately interested.


My Country After Trump’s Election

The fear and despair that my closest friends felt after the 2016 presidential election didn’t hit me right away. I hugged my colleagues and friends tight throughout the day on November 9.


India’s Mental Health Crisis

India is currently suffering a mental health crisis. With only 43 government-run mental hospitals serving a population of 1.2 billion, resources are spread thin.


Coping with Breast Cancer in Japan

Breast cancer is an urgent public health challenge in Japan, and both the younger and older generations of women are faced directly with this disease.

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