The 2004 abortion rate in the United States is the lowest it has been since national legalization, but the overall rate masks stark disparities in the abortion rate among different racial and ethnic groups.
New Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations requiring HPV vaccination for young immigrant women seeking adjustment of status only erects further barriers in an already onerous immigration process.
This week, Operation Save America, a violent anti-choice and racist organization, will visit the city of Atlanta with their message of hate. SPARK and SisterSong call on women of color and our allies to stand for justice and say no.
Immigrant women who lack civil rights guaranteed to American citizens can’t exercise rights to abortion care or to protection from sexual abuse and domestic violence.
Out of many examples of anti-choicers’ deeply cynical willingness to pretend to embrace any cause in the fight against women’s rights, the ugliest might be the fake concern for racial equality.
It’s not every day that the United States is reprimanded on the international stage for racial discrimination. But one day before International Women’s Day, a United Nations committee expressed concern about “wide racial disparities” in sexual and reproductive health in the United States.
Youth leadership, global justice and sex-positivity are just some of the issues that power a broad-based reproductive justice movement envisioned and experienced at the Sistersong Conference.
Nobel Peace Prize Candidate Patricia Pérez shares her personal story of living with HIV in Argentina, founding the International Community of Women living with HIV/AIDS and their work around the world. (In Spanish/En Español)
Why should members of the LGBTQI communities care about abortion rights? Because reproductive justice is about much more than abortion – and building a powerful movement requires diversity, respect and a clear vision of the ways in which we are all connected.
Questions about reproductive rights and health from young women might just surprise you. But the Pro-choice Public Education Project’s RECOGNIZE! campaign may have the answers.