Weekly global repro roundup: Foreign Policy’s “Sex Issue” has hits and misses; Uzbek Government is accused of “sterilization quotas”; women and girls in UK still vulnerable to female genital cutting; Muslim women in India envision a new marriage law.
Opponents of birth control don’t just want to limit access in the U.S., they want to slash U.S. support for international family planning programs. It’s a perennial debate, and it’s about to start all over again
School has begun in earnest for us girls enrolled in the school of politics. So, girlfriends, sit-up straight and pay attention, for these past two school days and nights likely taught us more than we may learn during any other two anytime soon.
The GOP war on women has gone global. Hidden within the Continuing Resolution (CR) passed by the House of Representatives are another set of drastic cuts and policy changes that would most severely affect women living in poverty and the children that depend on them. Cong. Russ Carnahan and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speak out against these cuts.
A man has no remaining trace of HIV after a stem cell transplant; PEPFAR agreements with South Africa; parenting consequence lessons in Texas; Australia’s adoption rate plummets.
In an interview to air tonight at 8pm on the PBS show Tavis Smiley Reports (an hour before the President’s State of the Union address), Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton indicates she will not serve a second term.
This afternoon, the world will be watching for a renewed U.S. commitment to reaching the goals of the ICPD Plan of Action. But after the speeches, commitments made must be turned into action.
Hillary Clinton is not our first female secretary of state, but she is our first explicitly feminist one.
New York Times examines empowering the world’s women; Michele Bachman: “Keep your laws off my body!”; Operation Rescue lodges complaint over Carhart’s clinic.
Concern for women’s rights among many conservatives extends only as far as it can be used against our enemies.