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Binge drinking on the increase for women, the new CDC report shows

The U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a new report in January of 2013, stating that women’s binge drinking has been on the increase during the last few years, a fact that can potentially have destructive consequences for … Continue reading

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Women in US prison cells: more studies confirm the absurdity

The United States of America puts thousands of women in prison, more women than any other country globally. Incarcerated women constitute more than one tenth of the whole prison population. More than one million women are behind bars or in … Continue reading

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Female imprisonment in the US: more and more women behind bars

The United States of America is the country with the highest rates of incarceration in the world. Despite the fact that it comprises only 5 per cent of the world’s population, it accounts for nearly 25 per cent of the … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day 2012: what about women drug users?

Today is the International Women’s Day, a surely remarkable day for the history and achievements of women. I can’t help but thinking what women have suffered through the passage of the centuries, how much they fought for their rights and … Continue reading

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