Until we find a way to respond to media’s discriminatory assumptions about immigrants, they will continue to spread, and the dialogue around immigration and gender could stay on it’s dead-end course in the public realm.
The recent anti-immigrant climate, coupled with increased deportations, has created a culture of fear in regards to reporting working conditions.
Nearly four in ten Latinos are uninsured. “Si se puede…” can mean “IF she can…” and this conditional statement hints at the obstacles that remain after the HHS decision. IF a Latina can get health insurance, IF she can make it to a provider’s office who can provide culturally-competent care in her language, and IF she can obtain and fill her prescription, THEN she will be able to fully enjoy the benefits of no-copay birth control.
The Reproductive Justice Week of Action is back! On Monday, activists across the nation began a week full of events, actions, and discussion on immigrant women and reproductive justice.
Immigrant women in the U.S. face systematic xenophobia non-stop, around-the-clock.
What’s the real problem? The negative rhetoric that is fueling attacks on the reproductive freedoms of immigrant women.
As part of this year’s Latina Week of Action for Reproductive Justice NLIRH is hosting a blog carnival centered around the topic of immigrant women. The question we’ve posed: “What’s the real problem” when it comes to the scapegoating of immigrant women?