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Cuando regatear al sistema es el único camino para crear una familia

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  • Cuando regatear al sistema es el único camino para crear una familia

    Las familias en proceso de adopción a menudo entran en pánico al verse obligadas a adecuar sus casas y sus vidas para una inspección que satisfaga requerimientos no escritos, que no necesariamente contribuyen a que los niños y niñas se incorporen a una familia que los recibirá con amor.

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    Can Child Sex Offenders Be Rehabilitated?

    Society tends to see child molesters as incorrigible. But therapy can and does effect change in many individuals. It should be both a duty and a right of such offenders.

  • When Doctors Don’t Listen

    An anthropologist with chronic Lyme disease has seen firsthand the perils of the Western world’s dysfunctional approach to treating misunderstood diseases.

  • metoo silence - On December 9, 2017, #MeToo ralliers in New York City, many of whom are survivors of sexual violence, took a stand against prominent men who have reportedly committed violence against women. A number of participants also voiced their experiences of rape and sexual assault.

    Letting Silence Have a Voice in #MeToo

    Storytelling plays a vital role in addressing sexual assault, but what of the safety and well-being of survivors—both those who speak out and those who don't?

  • When Gaming the System Is the Only Way to Parenthood

    Prospective parents often panic about the suitability of their homes, staging their lives and houses for inspection to comply with a host of unwritten rules. Very little of this helps get children into loving families.

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    How Natural Birth Became Inaccessible to the Poor

    While Mexico’s middle and upper classes are discovering the wonders of natural birth, traditional Indigenous midwives are actively being discouraged from providing the same services to the lower classes.