Help us continue to fight human rights abuses. Please give now to support our work. Download the full report in English. Abortion is illegal in the Dominican Republic in all circumstances, even when the life of the pregnant woman or girl is in danger. Women and girls facing unplanned or unwanted pregnancies—including those resulting from rape or incest, or when the fetus will not survive—are forced to choose between clandestine abortion or continuing their pregnancies, even if they do not want to and even if they face serious health risks, including death. Some women and girls can afford to travel to another country where abortion is legal or find safe providers to help them to end a pregnancy, but many, especially those from poor and rural communities risk their health and lives to have clandestine abortions, often without any guidance from trained providers.
They’re Waiting Longer, but U.S. Women Today More Likely to Have Children Than a Decade Ago
U.S. Women More Likely to Have Children Than a Decade Ago | Pew Research Center
Objectives The aim of this study was to gain insight into how women in same-sex relationships experience the process of forming a family through the use of assisted reproduction technique ART , from planning the pregnancy to parenthood, and their experience of parental support from healthcare professionals. Methods The participants were 20 women in a same-sex relationship who had conceived through ART at a Swedish clinic. Semi-structured interviews including open questions about pregnancy, parenthood and support from healthcare professionals were conducted. The interviews were tape-recorded and transcribed verbatim. The data were analysed according to grounded theory. Results The core category, A stressful journey through a heteronormative world , emerged from the analysis, as did three subcategories: A journey fraught with difficulties and decisions; The nuclear family as the norm ; and A need for psychological support. Same-sex parents expressed a need for more information about how to access ART in Sweden.
Introducing Soon-Yi Previn
Once, she was seen as a victim, her youth and relative innocence taken advantage of by a powerful, much older man who sucked her into his vortex. He did what? And whose daughter? After lunch, we go up a flight of stairs to the living room.
Updated September 26, On a snowy moonlit night in Transylvania, I found myself at a Roma gypsy wedding. My shock at the bride's age — just 14 — soon gave way to awe and admiration.