For pregnant women, any environmental disaster severely limits safe delivery options, which in turn exacerbates pre-existing vulnerabilities to maternal death and disability.
It’s the Year of the Woman! And that means it’s time to examine how support for or opposition to legal abortion access does or doesn’t signal a “real feminist.”
Both candidates want to fix our nation’s broken health care system. How will women fare under John McCain’s plan? Under Barack Obama’s?
Barack Obama gets flack from the anti-choice blogosphere for opposing the Hyde Amendment. When federal funding is withheld from covering abortion care, what really happens to women?
For many of us women, the presidential candidates’ positions on abortion and reproductive health aren’t abstractions — they are central to our lives.
For indigenous women in the Andean and Amazonian areas of Peru, giving birth at health care facilities, in the presence of strangers and lying down, is unbearable. New standards in health care delivery better respect their rights and traditions.
With anti-abortion forces bearing down on him, Dr. George Tiller fights for his patients’ privacy — and their lives.
Pregnancies, both planned and unplanned, happen to trans folks, too. It is imperative for reproductive health care providers to seek appropriate education and training in order to be able to provide comprehensive care to these patients.