This Mama’s Day, I encourage all women to stand up and say, “Mamahood by Choice!” Becoming a mama should always be a decision that a woman makes with her partner—and not because she doesn’t have access to family planning.
Iowa woman takes on Rep. Steve King.
This year marked the first time in history that the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women did not produced Agreed Conclusions. The most contentious issues, not surprisingly, were related to women’s access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health care.
Radio host, Rush Limbaugh, seems to be monopolizing the ire of women these days now that less well-known misogynists are operating under the radar. Wisconsin Republican state Senator, Glenn Grothman, for example.
This video was made by Planned Parenthood; it is narrated by Connie Britton). Visit http://www.ppaction.org/noborders to sign the petition!
In a hearing on the FY 2013 budget, Senate Frank Lautenberg asks Secretary of State Hillary Clinton about the importance of international family planning.
A new analysis from researchers at the Guttmacher Institute found that states’ unintended pregnancy rates are related to the proportion of women in the state who are uninsured and receiving Medicaid.
Maryland’s Family Planning Works Act, which makes Medicaid-funded birth control, testing for sexually transmitted diseases, cancer screenings, and other essential services accessible to an additional 33,000 low- and moderate-income women in the states, went into effect today.
Use of erotic imagery to promote family planning (as opposed to HIV prevention) has been less the norm but this need not be the case.
I wonder if you can imagine what it feels like to be told, again and again, what it means to be a girl. You’re not really a full human being: you’re a sexualized baby-making organism who, once we are post-menopausal and no longer attractive, there really is no use for.