If budget negotiations lead to re-instatement of the Global Gag Rule, it will not reduce the deficit one penny. It will instead eviscerate family planning and force providers to choose between U.S. funding and serving women in need.
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.
The black man complex & its significant contribution to poverty & powerlessness in the black family unit
A group of Senators and Representatives have a message for the deficit reform commission and the White House: Keep your hands off Social Security.
New Census data released this month show a “breathtaking” rise in poverty among African-American children in the nation’s capital. Three out of 10 children in the District of Columbia were living in poverty last year, according to the Washington Post.
Akimbo, the blog of the International Women’s Health Coalition blog, features Sin Nombre, a film about MDG #1, eradicating poverty and hunger globally.
RH Reality Check is highlighting Akimbo’s first ever film festival, focused on each of the eight Millennium Development Goals as a way to increase awareness of the issues about which the goals are related.
One would think that child welfare would be a top priority in a state where politicians running for office regularly list their tradition family values among their qualifications, but that is not the case.
We believe that an adolescent girl living in poverty is the most powerful person in the world. If we reach her early enough, she can accelerate economies, arrest major global health issues and break cycles of poverty.