The anti-choice movement continues to use tactics to spread misinformation that are protected by the right to free speech. But the choice community must find ways to ramp up efforts to challenge these messages, especially among youth.
As pressure to address climate change increases, long-simmering debates on the connections between population and environment have been renewed, debates that implicate women’s rights. Kasey Rae Jacobs offers her perspective on her first 5 days in Copenhagen.
To keep attracting young people to the movement, relying on the fear of a return to a harrowing past isn’t enough. And it minimizes the essential work that is yet to be done in order to achieve true reproductive justice.
The removal, effective December 14, of a requirement that immigrant women and girls be required to get the Gardasil vaccine marks a major victory for the reproductive justice movement and a roadmap for how coalitions can work toward reproductive justice goals in the future.
Why care about women’s health in health care reform? As 19th century Swiss poet and philosopher Henri Frederic Amiel wrote: “In health there is freedom. Health is the first of all liberties.”
New Activist Resource Kit demystifies conservative opposition to reproductive justice.
NAPW has selected the winners of its first law student writing contest on the topic of challenging denial of vaginal delivery to women with a prior cesarean surgery.
We must commit to an ongoing conversation that respects the desire for biological children while honoring reproductive justice. Faith communities can promote values that can guide moral and ethical decision making on the use of ARTs.
For women’s rights groups seeking to promote reproductive justice through health reform–including equity of access for poor women to all legal reproductive and sexual health services including abortion services–the past few months have been a serious disappointment.
Rebecca Kluchin’s new book, Fit to Be Tied: Sterilization and Reproductive Rights in America, 1950-1980, explores a thirty year period of US history in which eugenic and neo-eugenic ideas were used to justify forced, coerced, and freely chosen sterilization.