People who think food is apolitical don’t know much about food, just like people who think taking care of kids isn’t important don’t know much about kids. Devaluing either isn’t just ignorant, it’s dismissive of the women who take on these essential roles to life and society.
One of the many services and programs to be shuttered during the shutdown is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, which helps low-income pregnant women and parents with young children facing nutritional risk by providing vouchers for healthy foods and infant formula.
In a new lawsuit Planned Parenthood claims the state unconstitutionally cut funding to three Tulsa clinics.
While just about everyone agrees that female participation in athletic endeavors is great news, the down side is that sports injuries are on the rise since women—like men—often get hurt when they exert themselves.
After facing strong opposition to a targeted attack on Planned Parenthood’s WIC program, Oklahoma’s legislators have allowed a bill threatening the health of needy infants and children to die in committee.
I worked at the food bank last night. In an hour, we fed 15 percent of the population of the small, rural town in which I live.
South Carolina’s Lt. Governor compares children and families reliant on reduced price and free school lunch programs to “stray animals.”
If motherhood is “the only life sentence without chance at parole you can get without committing a crime,” low-income motherhood is infinitely harder still. Still, we judge these mothers and make their lives harder, as we force them into it.