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Three rural women walking together down a street in India.

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

One pair of hands holds another hand in comfort.

Making SpACEs for ACEs

Poverty. Divorce. Incarceration. Emotional abuse. Avoiding discussion of these topics can be easy due to their sensitivity, but in creating safe spaces of discussion for these Adverse Childhood Experiences, we can take a first step in reducing them. Adverse Childhood Experiences, more commonly known as