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Afternoon Roundup: Washington DC Proposes Cutting Out the ‘Middle-Man’ For Birth Control Access

Washington DC proposes birth control from pharmacists without a prescription; newly-created UN Women director speaks at the opening session of Commission on the Status of Women; GOP budget slashes foreign aid for HIV/AIDS programs and AIDS advocates say it will mean the loss of babies’ lives; Dr. Bernard Nathanson, a physician who provided abortions turned passionate-anti-legal-abortion-advocate dies.

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UPDATED: Former Chilean President Bachelet to Head New UN Women Agency

Four UN agencies that focus on women will be merging into a new entity, called UN Women, and it will be led by the former president of Chile, Michelle Bachelet.

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