Tag Archives: Childbirth

Infographic of the day: why the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a feminist issue

Tweet The Israeli-Palestinian conflict isn’t just a human rights issue. It’s a feminist one. Here’s why.  Tweet
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Study: Abortion is safer than giving birth

TweetA new study has revealed that abortion is a procedure that is not only safer than giving birth, but people are 14 times more likely to die during childbirth than during an abortion: Dr. Elizabeth Raymond from Gynuity Health Projects in New York City and Dr. David Grimes of the University of North Carolina School [...]
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Ina May Gaskin on bodily autonomy and birth

TweetIn my interview last week with Ina May Gaskin, I couldn’t resist taking the opportunity to ask an extra question for our readers. I asked Ina May what could our readers do to learn more on the topic of bodily autonomy and birth, and she suggested watching the two videos after the jump, of an [...]
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The Feministing Five: Ina May Gaskin

TweetAs promised, this week’s Feministing Five is with the legendary Ina May Gaskin. Ina May is the famed “midwife of modern midwifery” and has revolutionized the way the world views this ancient practice since the emergence of her seminal book “Spiritual Midwifery.” This past month, Ina May was awarded the Alternative Nobel Peace Prize in [...]
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Badass midwife wins 2011 CNN Hero Award

TweetMidwife Robin Lim has won the 2011 CNN Hero Award, which comes with a $300,000 prize to help her cause. About Robin, from CNN: Robin Lim, an American woman who has helped thousands of poor Indonesian women have a healthy pregnancy and birth, was named the 2011 CNN Hero of the Year on Sunday night. [...]
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