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Can Latinos Change the Conversation on Abortion to Focus on Respect, Compassion, Fairness and Justice?

In many ways, Latino views on reproductive health put us at the forefront of efforts to find a constructive public dialogue regarding abortion. Latinos want the conversation in the states and nationally to be less judgmental and less stigmatizing, both in our language and our treatment of a woman making the decision about whether or not to end a pregnancy.

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Salud Reproductiva en Inmigrantes

Gina Milan, a fearless, powerful and strong immigrant woman and single mother of a beautiful passionate and intelligent 1 year old moved to the US in 1998. She has shared with us, in spanish, her perspective of access to reproductive health services as an immigrant woman. 

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What Do You Do For the Movement?

As a worker in social and Reproductive Justice movements I am held by benchmarks of the number of people who come to an event, how policy changes, of dollars raised and other quantifiable records.

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She was 16

There was not question in my mind about what I had to do. “I’m pregnant and I can’t have this baby…” She said with a tremble in her voice. I looked into her eyes, embraced her with understanding and love.

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