Tag Archives: Health

UNWANTED CHILDREN: THE CHALLENGES WOMEN FACE DUE TO ADOLESCENT PREGNANCY IN THE ECUADORIAN AMAZON

Women are not receiving proper reproductive health services and education in the Amazon, resulting in high unintended pregnancy and mortality rates. Adolescent pregnancy is a growing issue in the Amazon River Basin and how the health and reproductive services in the area are not strong enough to provide for every woman in need. Especially for […]



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Traditional Chinese Health Beliefs: Medicine and Healing Practices

For my final project in Gods, Ghosts & Ancestors I decided to write about Traditional Chinese Medicine, or TCM, as well as healing practices and the beliefs that support its use. Throughout history and up until today Chinese medicine has been popular, not only in the country it originated but all over the world. Dating […]



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Homelessness Along The Border Region

Homelessness Along the Border, Abstract      Alfredo Libre Gutierrez is a painter who received international attention for his artworks which often portray the issues associated with the border. He has painted works from everything that is the drug trade, to social and economic inequality. It is Gutierrez’s “Serie Vagabundos” which caught my eye. Translating […]



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