by Swati Sanyal Tarafdar
In January, a couple of Indian dailies carried the story on their front pages about the parents of a 10-year-old boy and his 6-year-old sister who were arrested in Silver Springs, Maryland, USA, because they allowed the brother-sister duo to walk back home from a neighborhood park a mile away. The story made a buzz in my city too.
by Lauren DePasquale
In 1999, Dr. Rebecca Gomperts had a bold new idea: she could build a women’s health clinic on board a ship and take women from countries where there are no legal alternatives to an unwanted pregnancy, and perform abortions and provide other maternal health services using WHO sanctioned medicines and procedures in international waters.