Tag Archives: Reproductive Justice

Mexican indigenous woman who was separated from baby allowed to pursue lawsuit against Mississippi welfare agency

Tweet In the past few weeks, stories coming from Oaxaca Mexico have reminded us just how limited and threatened the reproductive rights of indigenous Mexican women are. Local Oaxacans have been using social media to document the repeated cases of indigenous women denied care at local maternal clinics and being forced to give birth in waiting rooms, [...]
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CLPP 2014: Young Activists Gettin’ It Done!

TweetEd note: This is a guest post by Zoë Boyle and Jennifer Su, CLPP Lead Student Organizers pictured below.  Almost a year ago, TIME magazine published a now notorious cover story by Joel Stein accusing millennials of being the “Me Me Me!” generation. Describing us as lazy, selfish, and glued to our iPhones, the article painted [...]
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CLPP 2014: Not your mama’s reproductive justice conference (Register now!)

Tweet This year, Feministing is proud to partner once again with the Civil Liberties and Public Policy Program (CLPP) at Hampshire College for their amazing reproductive justice conference. The annual conference—From Abortion Rights to Social Justice: Building the Movement for Reproductive Freedom—will take place Friday, April 11, through Sunday, April 13, 2014. Having attended in many years past to [...]
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No reproductive justice for pregnant indigenous women in Mexico

Tweet In October of last year, Irma Lopez Aurelio arrived at a state health clinic in Oaxaca, Mexico, in labor with her third child. The doctors at the clinic told her to come back, that her labor was not advanced enough and no doctor was available to help her. Irma, who is Indigenous, spoke little Spanish and was [...]
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Birth justice and abortion access come together in one awesome clinic

TweetJust over this past Valentine’s day, a birthing center opened in Buffalo, NY. It is the first ever birthing center in the country to also be an abortion clinic. Tweet
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