Tag Archives: Reproductive Justice

The Feministing Five: Juana Rosa Cavero

TweetWe were thrilled to snag Juana Rosa Cavero for a quick conversation about her work as the director of the Reproductive Justice Coalition of Los Angeles. She has been working for reproductive justice, particular in communities of color, for several years, mixing astute on-the-ground advocacy experience with brilliant public policy analysis. The Reproductive Justice Coalition [...]
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New documentary Young Lakota about lack of abortion access on a reservation

TweetImage Credit: Ms. Magazine In 2006, Cecilia Fire Thunder, Tribal Leader of the Ogala Sioux, threatened to build a women’s health clinic on tribal land in response to a proposed South Dakota no-exceptions abortion ban. Tweet
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Can you access Plan B?

TweetEmergency contraception is now legally available over the counter, but as we have reported previously, there are still barriers to accessing Plan B, including pharmacies that still keep the product behind the counter. The Media Consortium is running a project to map EC access now that the product should be available everywhere. Check out the [...]
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Beatriz survived her pregnancy, but at what cost?

Tweet Remember Beatriz? Remember Savita? Or rather, remember #RememberSavita? Media has a funny way of making one story sound like the most important thing in the world, and then dropping that story like a hot potato a week later. Savita was the woman who died in an Irish hospital after having been denied a life-saving [...]
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“Thirty-seven years after the Hyde Amendment…the movement is back on offense.”

TweetToday marks 37 years since the Hyde Amendment first stripped poor women of Medicaid coverage for abortion. Stephanie Poggi of the National Network of Abortion Funds has a piece in The Nation about the new coalition of grassroots activists committed taking a pro-active stand against Hyde. I see urgency sweeping reproductive rights and justice groups—and a new commitment to [...]
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