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Last week for the first time I did something, I took actions against the venereal and incurable disease called HIV/ AIDS. I have often participated in speeches about it, but it was the first time that I made an effort and I felt good and proud for doing it.

Throughout that day, the media pounded the TV station with statistics of the disease. They had all sort of debates and panels. All the while I was listening it almost meant nothing; everything went from one ear to the other. …

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Being in a room with dozens of youth fighting for the same cause as you, is one the most powerful encouragement somebody can receive. Knowing that they are others out in the world that risk their safety and even their lives to fight, make me feel like there is absolutely no reason and no excuse for me not to get engaged and help in this fight. Hearing about chaupadi was the thing that brought more desire, will and determination, where women are being mistreated  and cast away for just

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            It may seems like the bills that unfavored and threaten women’s health are the only way women are being attack. Today I understood that women are being attack on many other different ways then those threatening healthcare bills.  During a War on women debate   at Take  Back The American  Dream  Dr. Maya Rockeymore detailed some hidden consequences of the talk of "balance the budget". She called it a  "Fiscal sexism" because  women  are the majority of recipient of social security. The idea of …

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 I had the opportunity to attend the National Election States Strategies #NESS2012 over the weekend a training led by General Alliance. The training was geared towards teaching  strategies on how to organize our movements successfully, and how to collaborate with others organizations.  In this training, I learned valuable strategies on how to make our voice heard  and obtain comprehensive sexual education in Broward County Schools.One of those lessons, being to speak the value of our message to be able to connect with parents, and therefore get their support to achieve …

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 While many women take birth control for a variety of reasons. Some use it for help with PMS, some to make their periods regular, but many use it for the shear purpose of preventing pregnancy. There are so many options for birth control; methods that require daily, weekly, monthly, and even yearly attention. I recently read an article in the Sun Sentinel  that says recent medical studies show that IUDs (intrauterine devices) and Implants are more effective than the more common birth control pills, patches, shots, rings, and condoms. …

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That is the choice that our government officials are now putting us through. They claim that they need the vote of the young generation but constantly keep giving us catch 22 choices. As a women and a college student the choice between my student loans and my PAP smear is no choice, in my head they are equally important. I can’t understand why they can’t stop looking for every little corner to diminish women’s health. Actually is not the health that they are messing with per se. They simply …

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Members of the Broward Youth Council attended a training entitled “Know Your Rights” on March 30th which was led by Florida’s ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union). The training was geared towards teaching LGBT youth about their rights towards starting a GSA (Gay Straight Alliance) in their schools and attending the Prom with the partner of their choice. In this training, we learned valuable facts that pertain to our mission of obtaining medically accurate comprehensive sexual education in Broward County Schools.

Six thousand Floridians become infected with HIV every year, …