In Chicago, an organization called African American Women Evolving has spent the past decade pursuing a positive, holistic vision for reproductive health and social justice — by and for Black women.
Compelling social justice advocacy and activism must take the form of multidimensional organizing and intersectional thinking. Justice NOW in Oakland, California is a brilliant example of this kind of work.
At least 7 percent of incarcerated women are pregnant when they are sent to prison, with little access to health care or pregnancy resources. A group of Washington state doulas are there for them though.
Abortion funds around the country make sure that every woman does have the right to abortion — regardless of her economic situation. Tyler LePard interviews Tiffany Reed, President of the DC Abortion Fund in Washington, DC.