Women supporting women, people supporting people

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I was disturbed with some of the recent disparaging comments women were making about other women in regards to voting based on gender. Especially women my age and older talking down to younger women. I believe that women should always support women. However, we fought hard for our feminist rights. We continue to fight for our rights. We need women… Continue Reading Women supporting women, people supporting people

Women with disabilities: Health care barriers by Rosemary Musachio

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Several years ago I asked my mom’s gynecologist if she could give me a routine pelvic examination.  She said she would have to put me under anesthesia to perform the exam because my cerebral palsy would not allow my body to hold still.  Although her reply was cordial, it made me feel demeaned, as if I was a second-class citizen.… Continue Reading Women with disabilities: Health care barriers by Rosemary Musachio

Is global violence against women with and without disabilities on the rise?

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According to the UN, violence against women has become a global epidemic.  There are many factors associated with the violence including cultural, religious, political and economic conditions.  According to the UN and WHO 1 in 3 women in the world have been beaten or raped. The Daily News reported in August that two young women in Syria in two separate incidents were stoned and bludgeoned to death… Continue Reading Is global violence against women with and without disabilities on the rise?