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Standing Tall: A study of Women In Need’s dedication to combating violence against women


Featured image courtesy Amalini de Sayrah

Yesterday (November 25) marked the International Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women.

To mark this day, Groundviews decided to study an organisation dedicated towards combating violence against women in Sri Lanka – Women In Need.

On November 25, Groundviews launched a series of photos on Instagram documenting the important work that Women In Need does – featuring courageous women who shared the darkest time of their lives with us, as well as the WIN employees who help them get back on their feet.

Access their stories (compiled using Sway) here.


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Blue Shield got millions in excess 2014 Obamacare profits but has an explanation

markovichpaul-zek*100xx1200-1200-0-75.jpBlue Shield of California accounted for nearly 30 percent of what some call “excess profits” nationally from Obamacare exchanges, according to Nov.19 report by the federal government. It reported nearly $107 million in excess profits, out of a national total of $362 million.

Those figures relate to individual coverage on Covered California and other Affordable Care Act exchanges nationwide.

San Franicsco-based Blue Shield tallied the most excess profits of the 319 insurers included in the report…

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