Posts Tagged Reproductive Justice

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Courts Matter in the Lives of Native Women and Native Youth

Ed. note: this post was originally published on the Community site.

There are countless books and dramas written about presidential campaigns and television shows looking behind the scenes at the wheeling and dealing of members of Congress, but for many the judicial branch remains shrouded in mystery.

Ed. note: this post was originally published on the Community site.

There are countless books and dramas written about presidential campaigns and television shows looking behind the scenes at the wheeling and dealing of members of Congress, but ...

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Only children, and our families’ choices

After so many years of making small talk with strangers, I can subconsciously rattle off those introductory and intrusive getting-to-know-you questions, mostly about how to pronounce my name and “where I’m really from.” But eventually, the stranger will ask if I have siblings and I’ll respond: “No, I’m actually an only child.”’

After so many years of making small talk with strangers, I can subconsciously rattle off those introductory and intrusive getting-to-know-you questions, mostly about how to pronounce my name and “where I’m really from.” But eventually, the stranger ...

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How politics & policing block undocumented women from reproductive health care

Ed. note: This post is by Xatherine Gonzalez and is re-published with permission from Bitch Magazine.

In September 2015, an undocumented woman arrived at a healthcare clinic outside of Houston, Texas for a routine follow-up exam.

Ed. note: This post is by Xatherine Gonzalez and is re-published with permission from Bitch Magazine.

In September 2015, an undocumented woman arrived at a healthcare clinic outside of Houston, Texas for a routine follow-up exam. ...

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Asian and Pacific Islander women won’t be silent on reproductive justice

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

This week, as All* Above All delegates gather to meet with Members of Congress to discuss lifting the bans on abortion coverage and supporting the Equal Access to Abortion in Health Insurance (EACH) Woman Act, we find ourselves just past the midpoint of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

This week, as All* Above All delegates gather to meet with Members of Congress to discuss lifting the bans on abortion coverage and ...

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Salvadoran women fight back against criminalization of pregnancy 

El Salvador has one of the harshest laws against abortion in the world, and is notorious for criminalizing pregnant women. In El Salvador, abortion is criminalized even in cases of rape or threat to a woman’s life, and even women who experience miscarriages have been sent to prison for “aggravated homicide.”

El Salvador has one of the harshest laws against abortion in the world, and is notorious for criminalizing pregnant women. In El Salvador, abortion is criminalized even in cases of rape or threat to a woman’s life, ...

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Badass young women with disabilities create sexual health guide

What does sexual health look like for young women with disabilities? A group of badass young women of color in Chicago are here to answer that question: they’ve created a sexual health guide for other young women like them.

What does sexual health look like for young women with disabilities? A group of badass young women of color in Chicago are here to answer that question: they’ve created a sexual health guide for other young women ...

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