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2017/02/27 | Raina Paul

Male Reluctance sees India’s Contraceptive Use Fall, Abortions Surge

As many as 2,500 abortions were carried out in India every day in 2016, doubling from eight years ago.

2017/02/26 | TaiwaneseCulture.org

RECIPE: Taiwanese Style Poached Pork

Poached pork is a great method of preventing a debilitating bout of PDS (pork deficiency syndrome). No need to consult a doctor for this recipe, diagnosis: delicious.

2017/02/24 | Sarah Laskow

In 1914, Feminists Fought for the Right to Forget Childbirth

“It was an attempt to gain control over the birthing process,” wrote Leavitt, the historian. “Because many of the twilight sleep leaders were active feminists, they spoke in the idiom of the women’s movement.”

2017/02/21 | Rosemary Chen

Thousands Show Up for Air Pollution Protest in Taiwan

In 2015, more than 6,000 people in Taiwan died from diseases directly related to poor air quality, making up 19 percent of the death toll that year.

2017/02/07 | Rosemary Chen

HK Youth Suicides Spark Calls for Fresh Look at Academic Pressure

Two secondary school students in Hong Kong committed suicide within a 24-hour time span this week.

2017/02/07 | Edward White

Indonesia Under Fire for ‘HIV-Free’ Scholarship

An estimated 690,000 people were living with HIV in Indonesia in 2015, including 17,000 children.

2017/02/05 | TaiwaneseCulture.org

RECIPE: Oyster Noodles

Oyster Noodles is a great dish for anyone seeking something hot and gooey.