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The purpose of this article is to show the improvements that china is slowly make to improve the living conditions of its population. China Hints that they are planning to make these changes in the next couple of months. One of the main points that is made in the article is that they were going to be less strict about the one child policy. Now, both parents that are an only child are eligible to have a second child.

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Growing up in a community where the majority of the people are a certain race—one not of your own—can be very difficult. In some scenarios, being a different race from the community isn't really something pointed out, however in others, people sometimes make it known that your background is not the same as theirs. In the documentary Somewhere Between (Goldstein Knowlton, 2011), a film about four different girls and how their lives have been after being adopted in the U.S. because of China’s “One Child Policy”, being identified solely by your race in a neighborhood is pretty common. The documentary highlights many of the ways that race was the first, if not the only, thing some people saw when looking at an Asian girl in a White community.

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Rape, how hard it is to report, and how hard it is to discredit. In the introduction she specifies that 95% of college women don’t report being raped. Meaning that only 5% of rape victims are reported to the police!

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In purpose of this article is to bring attention to UNICEF wanting to end female genital mutilation. Female genital mutilation is a ritual of cutting girls’ genitals. This ritual is practice by some African, Middle Eastern and Asian communities (BBC New Africa, 2013). One of the main points and certainly needed when trying to understand these communities is the reason behind the ritual. These communities practice FGM with the belief that it protects women’s virginity and woman marriageable (BBC New Africa, 2013).

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What is “hooking up”? The answer varies from person to person, but especially to students in the college scene. Kathleen Bogle’s Hooking up: Sex, Dating, and Relationships on Campus explores the meaning and reasoning behind hooking up giving us answers that we may have never thought about. Bogle has determined that hooking up is considered a sexual script rather than a social problem; therefore making casual sexual interaction a norm on college campuses. To get answers to her questions, Bogle conducted a research experiment by thoroughly interviewing 76 college students. She took a group of 51 college students, 33 women, 18 men, and another 25 recent college graduates. The graduates were broken up into 9 women and 16 men all under the age of 30. Bogle’s research uncovers many interesting facts that back up the acceptance of hooking up.

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The purpose of the article is to capture the attention of people about the possible poaching of elephant tusk some countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. This article is specific to Uganda, but it is something that is common to countries around Uganda as well. The main point of this article is makes the readers aware that “in recent years poaching has increased across sub-Saharan Africa” (BBC, 2013).

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In the article on BBC News written by Nina Lakhani, the situation of abortion that El Salvador is facing is exposed. It is said that women have the obligation to keep a baby if pregnant, and therefore abortion is illegal. Not only it is illegal but the women who are denouced are accused of murder of their child, and a case of miscarrying is therefore considered suspicious. Women who are denouced are sent to women's prison where they face their sentence for years. Even if a women is pregant by the result of a rape, abortion is not accepted.

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Disney's new Princess Sofia was supposed to be the first princess to represent Hispanic women. However Disney recently posted that Princess Sofia is to represent "multi-cultural" ethnicity's, presenting controversies with Hispanic and other cultural fans who wish to identify with a Disney Princess.

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The purpose of this article was to shame with the anti-gay laws in Russia. The main point that the author used to support his idea was that Russia’s failure to honor the Olympic Charter’s requirement of non-discrimination. The author also used Putin denying discrimination against the LGBT people to support his main idea. What makes the issue chosen a social problem is that it affects a group of people.

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In an article posted on September 5, 2013, in The Globe and Mail, by Reuters, states that a member of the Russian President ruling party brought up the idea of a new law to take away the custody rights concerning children who have gay parents. This law is said to include homosexuality to a list of conditions that end in the parents losing their children, such as drugs and child abuse.

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