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January 11th-National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

Today is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. January is also Trafficking Awareness month with the entire month dedicated to slavery and human trafficking awareness. I first became aware of the issue of human trafficking in college through the work of an organization called Invisible Children. Invisible Children has been fighting against the use of child… Continue reading January 11th-National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

US ban found unconstitutional against FGM
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US Ban Against FGM Found Unconstitutional

Last week a federal judge ruled that Congress cannot ban the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). US District Judge Bernard Friedman said that the 22-year-old ban was unconstitutional and that it should be left to the states to decide because the procedure is basically criminal assault. I’m sure for the victims of FGM they… Continue reading US Ban Against FGM Found Unconstitutional

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Read this If You’re on the Fence About Trying a Menstrual Cup

When I was younger my favorite show was 7th Heaven. I remember one of the episodes where one of the characters Lucy was upset because she hadn’t gotten her period ,but all her friends had.  It seemed like such an odd thing to be upset about. Fast forward a few years and when I finally… Continue reading Read this If You’re on the Fence About Trying a Menstrual Cup