What would you do to help women this International Women’s Day? Click a button? Watch a video? What if that’s all you had to do to improve women’s lives?
While many women continue to struggle with striking the delicate balance between family household responsibilities and paid employment, an additional shift is taken on by many women, too: informal healthcare providers.
South Carolina’s Lt. Governor compares children and families reliant on reduced price and free school lunch programs to “stray animals.”
Pregnant women in Haiti are among the hardest hit and because of high maternal mortality rates in Haiti were in peril even before the earthquake. A handful of organizations are responding.
Call Speaker Pelosi TODAY and urge her to reject any anti-choice language from the final version of the health reform bill.
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.”
This is only the first salvo in the bishops’ campaign against women’s health. Just imagine for a moment what healthcare will look like when the bishops are finished.
All the sexual health-specific sturm und drang around the process of health reform over the past few months has resulted in a set of bills all of which that take roughly the same “abortion neutral” approach.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar is one of several female Democratic senators demanding that health insurance disparities that impact women be eliminated as part of the health reform packages being debated in Congress.
No matter what the result of health care reform, our lives will be profoundly affected. So how do we make sure our voices are heard, and that things essential to our health aren’t left behind? Why through photos, of course.