The world reaches seven billion people at a time of renewed debates about demographic changes, individual human rights and women’s rights specifically, attacks on basic reproductive health care, and accelerated environmental disruption.
NPR’s Wade Goodwyn reports on Texas’ decision to spend less money on family planning and women’s health clinics and more on crisis pregnancy centers.
Download Attacks on reproductive rights on multiple fronts, from attempts to cut off insurance coverage for abortion to attempts to stop contraception funding. Also, Kate Bornstein talks about transgendered rights.
Download Conservatives ignore jobs and start working heavily against reproductive rights. Carlina White solves her own kidnapping, and Barbara Almond talks about mothers and their secret shame.
One side in Wisconsin’s school sex education debate is very serious about preventing unintended pregnancy and infections. The other thinks ignorance is best.
On Tuesday RH Reality Check hosted an audio media conference with experts and advocates working to combat and correct myths about abortion and African-American women.
Laurie Rubiner, Vice President of Public Policy at Planned Parenthood, spoke with WNYC’s Brian Lehrer about the Stupak-Pitts amendment on Monday morning.
Listen to RH Reality Check’s Wendy Norris on KPTK’s Uprising Radio this morning as she delves into why the media has almost completely ignored women’s distressing health care disparities when discussing The Shriver Report: A Woman’s Nation Changes Everything.
RH Reality Check hosted a media conference call with experts and advocates speaking about the deception and misinformation spread by crisis pregnancy centers, a timely issue as Congress considers whether to continue federal funding. Listen to it here!
NPR’s Nina Totenberg gives what should be the final word on Sonia Sotomayor’s supposed “temperament” troubles.