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My Fantasy Testimony to the Republican House of Representatives about UNFPA Funding

I hope Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney puts this in the Congressional Record.

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Gender Based Violence: An Expanded Definition and a Pessimistic Assessment

We must expand the definition of gender based violence and be realistic about efforts to curtail let alone eradicate it.

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(VIDEO) Campaign to End Fistula: Caroline’s Story

Tuesday’s earthquake in Haiti reminds us of the gender-related needs of women–particularly in times of disaster. But success stories do exist. This is Caroline’s story.

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VIDEO: Wicker Amendment Fails: US Funding for UNFPA Will be Restored

Last night sane heads prevailed and the Senate voted to defeat the Wicker Amendment to the omnibus bill that would once again have limited US funding for the United Nations Population Fund. The vote was 55 to 39 against the amendment.

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Roundup: Anti-Choice Legislation in the States

Anti-choice legislation in the states; Dawn Johnsen up for confirmation today; fistula an indicator of poor health for women, children; Lifenews.com doesn’t like the facts on family planning.

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Support for Youth Lacking at Women Deliver

One young woman’s thoughts on how youth voices did not get the attention they deserved at Women Deliver.

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