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Sex Bias in Pharmacological Studies

This article was originally published in our Spring 2021 print issue. Women have mainly been excluded from studies in pharmacology. This manifests in the exclusion of subject sex in the data parameters/summary and lack of separate analyses between male and female data. Possible dangers of

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Un-Natural Selection: Female Feticide in India

This article was originally published in our Spring 2021 print issue. India’s skewed sex-ratio due to mass sex-selective abortions is based on the perception that women should be valued less than men in society.  The Issue of Sex-Selective Abortions A pregnant woman sits alone with