The current attacks on women’s health, sexuality, and self-determination — in states, GOP debates, on the airwaves, and beyond — are appalling enough. But it’s only part of the story.
Attacks on immigrants are an issue not only for the immigrant rights community; these attacks take aim at the core principles of the groups working to advance human and civil rights, equal opportunity, human rights and dignity, healthcare for all, and more.
Even in Massachusetts, where 98 percent of residents have health insurance, research shows cuts to publicly-funded family planning would be devastating.
Research shows that even in Massachusetts, a state where 98 percent of residents have health insurance, cuts to publicly-funded family planning would be devastating.
A federal judge has struck down some of the most controversial aspects of SB1070, the Arizona law which would have supported, according to some, racial profiling and other civil rights abuses. Women’s groups have yet to speak up about the blockage of certain provisions.
The removal, effective December 14, of a requirement that immigrant women and girls be required to get the Gardasil vaccine marks a major victory for the reproductive justice movement and a roadmap for how coalitions can work toward reproductive justice goals in the future.
Immigrant women’s health care is severely compromised by the immigrant detention system, two new reports find.
New Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations requiring HPV vaccination for young immigrant women seeking adjustment of status only erects further barriers in an already onerous immigration process.