Tag Archives: Reproductive Justice

Mexican Social Development Secretary’s racist soundbite scolding indigenous women for reproductive choices has a long history

TweetThis month, the head of Mexico’s anti-poverty program celebrated the opening of a community kitchen by telling indigenous women that they would be penalized for having children. Justifiably, these statements provoked outrage. But unfortunately, they are nothing new. Mexico has a long history of problematic population policies, often supported by the United States. And today, [...]
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Send an e-card to all the mamas in your life!

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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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