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Girls and women have been in a looonnggggg [sic] fight to have control over their own bodies, especially when it comes to getting pregnant and having babies.
Despite the absolute victory, which enabled Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski to also have control over the president of the state, this will not have any effect on the economic situation in the country.
If the person for whom the individual performs or performed the services does not have control of the payment of the wages for such services, the term "employer" means the person having control of the payment of such wage; and
I love to write, but I want to have control over my writings," he adds.
The ability of employees ``to have control over their work and personal lives has to come from business,'' said Patricia M.