DepoProvera

By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 25th, 2013
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For South African photojournalist Ilan Ossendryver, photographing the Ethiopian Jewish community, also known as Beta Israel, started out professional but ended up personal. His decades-long body of work is now represented in the exhibit “Beta Israel: Ethiopian Jews and the Promised Land,”...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 18th, 2013
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By Abdul Mohamed The coercive eviction of Ethiopia’s Beta Israel community was an act of societal vandalism, whose stated justifications of hunger and religious discrimination are false. The treatment of the Ethiopian Jews in Israel has been at best shabby and at worst—as we now learn—outright crimin...
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Mar 13th, 2013
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By Emily L. Hauser, Daily Breast Last week Haaretz corrected its reporting of a story I covered in these pages: Ethiopian-Israeli women have been saying for years that they’ve been injected with Depo-Provera (long-acting birth control) by state-mandated health providers without their informed consent...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 8th, 2013
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By Zach Pontz Haaretz has issued a correction vis-a-vis a report it published five weeks ago that set off a rush to condemn Israel. The original report accused government officials of injecting Ethiopian women with the long-acting contraceptive Depo-Provera in order to decrease their birth rates. It ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 5th, 2013
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Prince Faisal Bin Khaled, Emir of Asir region, has given directives to admit a boy, who was attacked by illegal Ethiopian workers, into a hospital at his expenses. He also instructed the authorities to catch the perpetrators, the spokesman for Asir Emirate said. Ten-year Ahmed Al-Asiri, who lives in ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 28th, 2013
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Yityish Aynaw, a former Israeli army officer, became the first Ethiopian-Israeli to win the Miss Israel pageant on Wednesday. A panel of judges awarded the title to Aynaw, a 21-year-old model who came to Israel about a decade ago, at the International Convention Center Haifa. “It’s import...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 28th, 2013
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haaretz Committee, led by Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman, to check evidence that Ethiopian women were given Depo-Provera shots to prevent pregnancy − often against their will and without being informed of potential side effects. Deputy Health Minister Yaakov Litzman is appointing a team to inv...
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Feb 20th, 2013
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AP JERUSALEM – Accusations that Israel deliberately tried to curb birthrates among Ethiopian immigrants have reopened a debate over discrimination against the group — highlighting the state’s uneasy relationship with a community that has yet to fully settle into the Israeli mainstream. Women’s activi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 11th, 2013
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by Debasish Mitra They are virtually endless in number and in their suffering of untold ignominy they offered the world a shocking and compelling story. They are the Ethiopian women, young and middle-aged and they are Jews who migrated to Israel in search of better life and living. Instead, in their ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 30th, 2013
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By Allison Kaplan Sommer,haaretz The more the story about Ethiopian women who were given birth control shots was repeated, the more warped and distorted it became. The story of the dramatic drop in the birthrates of the Ethiopian Israeli community over the past decade and why it happened was a story ...