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- Ed Miliband is concerned about immigrant workers; he should also worry about large, wealthy families and dwindling resources
- H.M.Government e-petition on FGM rejected
- Campaigning will shift the climate, to end FGM in Britain
- Age-related sexism: women candidates for council, mayor and commissioner elections?
- FGM is a universal horror, including in Britain
- Regional pay: how to increase the North-South divide and weaken the ConDem coalition?
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- RT @Lewis_Lab: estimate: FGM -> 1 to 2 deaths per 100 deliveries. (WHO prospective study, 6 African countries, n=28393) http://t.co/wpSIbPr… 8 hours ago
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Tag Archives: maternity
Two articles in today’s Times (18 January 2011) remind me yet again why there is so far still for women in the UK to go. In one article, ‘Extra paternity pay is needed to free women, says Clegg’, we learn … Continue reading
Health Secretary Andrew Lansley has now confirmed that a majority of pregnant women have not had flu jabs: more than 70% remain unvaccinated. Given the low immunity and raised vulnerability of this women expecting babies this is a very serious concern. In past … Continue reading
A story I heard about events which happened yesterday (Friday 7 January) seems to resonate with some current concerns of top people in maternity care. The tale goes that a leading and very large NHS hospital sent at least two expectant mothers home again … Continue reading
‘Some of us are in fear of our livelihoods; others only of our luncheon.’ Thus, with beguiling directness, wrote Matthew Parris in his Times article yesterday (1 January 2011: ‘Don’t kid yourselves. There must be victims’). ‘We are not … … Continue reading