Tag Archives: Women

Heavily Pregnant Women Made to Sit & Pose With Meal but Forbidden to Eat at West Bengal Nutrition Awareness Event

Representational Image (Photo Credits: Wikimedia Commons) In a sickening attempt, at least 20 heavily pregnant women in Nadia district, West Bengal were made to sit and pose with a plate full of meal, but were forbidden to eat. The move reportedly took place at a government event to promote “nutritional awareness” among the expecting mothers.… Read More »

Half of H.I.V. Patients Are Women. Most Research Subjects Are Men.

Inspired by reports of a second patient apparently freed of infection with H.I.V., the virus that causes AIDS, scientists are pursuing dozens of ways to cure the disease. But now, researchers must reckon with a longstanding obstacle: the lack of women in clinical trials of potential H.I.V. treatments, cures and vaccines. Women make up just… Read More »