Stories tagged “2005”
Many women in rural Mexico don’t get proper care for serious diseases like cervical cancer. A key reason: Jealous husbands don’t want male doctors seeing wives’ bodies. Now, a group of laywomen who aren’t certified as doctors or nurses are coming to their aid.
India is the world’s fourth-largest economy in terms of purchasing power, partly due to its success in the IT sector. But in India’s IT capital, many have seen no trickle-down effect. One-fourth of its residents still live in slums despite the influx of jobs and money.