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CUNY reverses decision to penalize pregnant student

Pregnant college students no longer have to worry about facing forced maternity leave from classes. Stephanie Davis, a Borough of Manhattan Community College student, made headlines several weeks ago when she was told she would not be allowed to make up assignments due to pregnancy related absences. Davis subsequently was forced to drop the class and by doing […]

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Seven panelists meet to discuss ‘Reproductive Justice’

Pictures of a pale woman, handcuffed, wearing an orange jumpsuit and being led by a uniformed guard were shown on the projector. The woman, Bei Bei Shuai, is held without bail in the state of Indiana after attempting to commit suicide. While pregnant, Shuai was overcome with a severe bout of depression and decided to […]

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