“Protecting the sexual and reproductive rights of women and girls in crisis settings is essential and a matter of human rights, but it is also complicated and unsustainable without a change in the way humanitarian assistance is provided and funded,” states a recently published report from the UN Population Fund.
A federal judge on Monday certified a legal challenge to Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s decision to terminate Planned Parenthood’s Medicaid contracts as a class action on behalf of all Medicaid patients in the state.
The country’s Ministry of Health recommended last week that women should avoid becoming pregnant until 2018. But local feminist groups say this guidance doesn’t reflect the needs of Salvadoran women, especially where reproductive health is concerned.
A California judge ruled a Catholic hospital chain could deny tubal ligation to patients on the grounds of Catholic directives without violating anti-discrimination laws.
The sole abortion clinic in Mississippi is about to become an official health provider for insurance companies, including Medicaid, meaning the clinic can soon provide covered contraception to its patients.
Almost 40 years since the Hyde Amendment was first passed, another Supreme Court fight over reproductive health-care access and income inequality is shaping up.
The executive committee of the medical staff of University of Missouri Health Care voted unanimously to discontinue “refer and follow” as a category of privileges at MU Health Care facilities.
The Planned Parenthood Center for Choice will be able to move forward with a plan to expand access to abortion care in New Orleans.
In July 2009, 12 young leaders from Florida joined over 200 of
their peers from across the nation at the Planned Parenthood Youth
Organizing and Policy Summit. A sea of bright pink health care
T-shirts took over Capitol Hill, as Planned Parenthood young activists
visited members of Congress to ensure that access to women’s health
care is included in health care reform. Watch the video here…
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