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From TheJournal.ie 'Umbrella shafts, bamboo and bicycle spokes': The illegal abortions killing Myanmar's women Taboo

'Umbrella shafts, bamboo and bicycle spokes': The illegal abortions killing Myanmar's women

Contraception is available in the country, but few women know how to use it and many young people are too ashamed to buy it.

From TheJournal.ie Exiled Pakistani political chief faces investigation over alleged sex talk Taboo

Exiled Pakistani political chief faces investigation over alleged sex talk

Altaf Hussain was filmed allegedly talking to male and female troops about sex.

From TheJournal.ie If I'm in lingering pain, I should have the choice to end my life Opinion

If I'm in lingering pain, I should have the choice to end my life

We should put the topic of Euthanasia on the table for a national debate towards legalising it here in Ireland, writes Aaron McKenna.

From TheJournal.ie 'No one wants to talk about their bowel movements, but some people are suffering' Illness

'No one wants to talk about their bowel movements, but some people are suffering'

Alison Kelly has been living with Crohn’s Disease for nine years and says it’s time people started talking about their toilet habits.

From The42 In North Korea, enjoying football is 'taboo' Different Culture

In North Korea, enjoying football is 'taboo'

The country’s public relations officer has revealed the squad’s overpowering sense of duty to their people is greater than any pleasure derived from playing the game.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: My son is a little boy who happens to like pink... isn’t that allowed? Taboo

Opinion: My son is a little boy who happens to like pink... isn’t that allowed?

“It’s not fair Mama, why do only girls get sparkly things?”

From TheJournal.ie Column: We need education about porn, not censorship Porn

Column: We need education about porn, not censorship

While pornography can create dangerous misconceptions about sex, shutting down all such exploration only reinforces the notion that sex is something dirty and shameful, writes Genevieve Shanahan.

From TheJournal.ie Horrific murder fuels fears of rising homophobia in Russia Hate Crime This post contains images

Horrific murder fuels fears of rising homophobia in Russia

The Russian authorities have been accused of stoking violent attitudes towards gay people following the torture and murder of a young gay man.

From TheJournal.ie New Delhi police note surge in number of reported sex crimes Sex Crimes

New Delhi police note surge in number of reported sex crimes

Police say more women are “shedding their inhibitions” in a conservative society and registering complaints about sex crimes following the fatal gang-rape of a young woman in the city.

So apparently making a bagel shape in your forehead is a 'thing' now What The... This post contains videos

So apparently making a bagel shape in your forehead is a 'thing' now

If you’re squeamish, and don’t like people getting saline injections to their forehead, better not click here.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Wednesday Take 5

Take 5: Wednesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Woman carries father's baby and claims: We're in love Taboo

Woman carries father's baby and claims: We're in love

Irish-born man and his daughter say they experienced GSA – Genetic Sexual Attraction – after they first met as adults. But does GSA exist?