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Will a Lame Duck Congress Pass the Paycheck Fairness Act?

The Paycheck Fairness Act is slated to come up for a vote this Wednesday, November 17th.  Unless it passes, it could take another 50 years for women to achieve pay equity.

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Abortion in Emergency Situations: The Story of the Democratic Republic of Congo

One in 13 women in the Democratic Republic of Congo dies in pregnancy or childbirth—one death every half hour of every day. The impact of unsafe abortion is perhaps greatest in countries wracked by a humanitarian emergency or crisis.

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Now is the Time to Save Women from Needless Death

Last week, more than 200 providers, policymakers, advocates and NGO workers put abortion on the table, and reaffirmed the promises African leaders and governments have made to African women.

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Repro Rights Roundup: Afternoon-Style

Will Congress be voting for fair pay? Will women soon have access to certified professional midwives in Illinois? And are women in the U.S. really getting the message that we’re at risk of contracting HIV?

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Just Facts: Is It Harmful to Take Emergency Contraception Multiple Times?

What is emergency contraception?  And is it harmful to keep taking it?

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Roundup: Media Says Every Woman Regrets Her Abortion — No Exceptions

According to the media, every unintended pregnancy is the result of a careless woman, and every woman secretly wanted someone to force her keep the baby.

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My Patients Deserve Complete Care: Why I Support New York City’s Crisis Pregnancy Center Bill

A bill under consideration in New York City would require crisis pregnancy centers to clarify what services they do not provide, and if no licensed medical professionals are on staff.

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To Save Women’s Lives in Africa, Bring Abortion Out of the Shadows

Approximately 26,000 African women die as a result of unsafe abortion every year. Another 1.7 million are hospitalised, and many others also suffer serious health complications, but never seek treatment.  We can save these women.

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