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The horror of Darfur, pink bats, multitasking as obesity prevention and more.

Sarah Elizabeth Richards
May 16, 2006 3:12AM (UTC)

Reuters: Survey shows that women in jail are at "extremely high" risk for sexually transmitted diseases and unplanned pregnancies and need health services.

New York Times: Despite peace truce, women and children are still brutalized in war, where rape is a common weapon.


Associated Press: Baseball players swing pink bats on Mother's Day to raise awareness of breast cancer.

Agence France-Presse: Foreign couples come to the U.S. to pay $19,000 for gender selection treatment that is banned in many countries.

Reuters: A British study shows that busy women in numerous roles as wife, worker and parent are less likely to be obese.


San Diego Union-Tribune: Muslim girls increasingly join Girl Scout troops because it meshes with values of moral character, service and charity.

Sarah Elizabeth Richards

Sarah Elizabeth Richards is a journalist based in New York. She can be reached at sarah@saraherichards.com.

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