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  2. Malnutrition - Wikipedia

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    Malnutrition occurs when an organism gets too few or too many nutrients, resulting in health problems. Specifically, it is "a deficiency, excess, or imbalance of energy, protein and other nutrients" which adversely affects the body's tissues and form.

  3. Patriarchy - Wikipedia

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    Patriarchy is a social system in which men dominate over others, but can also refer to dominance over women specifically; it can also extend to a variety of manifestations in which men have social privileges over others to cause exploitation or oppression, such as through male dominance of moral authority and control of property.

  4. Women and the environment - Wikipedia

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    Consistent lack of access to credit, mobility, technological advancements, and land ownership further complicate women's agricultural roles. A group of women in Kenya began farming trees way before climate change was prioritized because they had seen what happens to lands that are depleted of its nutrients and the adverse effects.

  5. ACT UP - Wikipedia

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    AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) is an international, grassroots political group working to end the AIDS pandemic. The group works to improve the lives of people with AIDS through direct action, medical research, treatment and advocacy, and working to change legislation and public policies.

  6. NXIVM - Wikipedia

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    NXIVM (/ ˈ n ɛ k s i ə m /) is the name commonly used to describe the personality cult of imprisoned racketeer and sex offender Keith Raniere. NXIVM is also the trademarked name of the defunct corporation that Raniere founded, which provided seminars and videos in the field of human potential development.

  7. Domestic violence - Wikipedia

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    Domestic violence (also called domestic abuse or family violence) is violence or other abuse that occurs in a domestic setting, such as in a marriage or cohabitation. Domestic violence is often used as a synonym for intimate partner violence, which is committed by one of the people in an intimate relationship against the other person, and can take place in relationships or between former ...

  8. Hmong Americans - Wikipedia

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    According to the 2010 US Census, 260,073 people of Hmong descent reside in the United States up from 186,310 in 2000. States with the largest Hmong population include: California Minnesota Wisconsin North Carolina Michigan Colorado Georgia Alaska Oklahoma Oregon The metropolitan areas of Fresno and Minneapolis-St. Paul have especially large Hmong communities. St. Paul, Minnesota Wausau. In ...

  9. Food desert - Wikipedia

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    The distinct national nutrition guides add to the controversy surrounding the definition of food deserts. Since a food desert is defined as an area with limited access to nutritious foods, a universal identification of them cannot be created without a global consensus on nutrition. Income and food prices