Beginning last year, advocates launched the International Day for Maternal Health and Rights on April 11 to ensure that combating the mistreatment women around the world face during pregnancy, labor, and childbirth becomes a matter of global importance.
A bill to eliminate the personal belief exemption to vaccines passed out of committee on Wednesday despite protesters who argued that vaccines are unsafe and should not be mandatory.
By respecting our daughter’s wishes when she asks us to stop tickling her, my husband and I are modeling other correct behavior as well: We’re establishing, early on, the need to give and obtain consent when it comes to control of one’s own body.
The attack on Michelle Wilkins was an unfathomable act of cruelty. However, Colorado legislators must not use it as grounds for passing new feticide laws that will actually make pregnant women vulnerable to arrest and punishment.
Reaching quantitative goals should not take priority over quality of care, voluntary use of contraception, and informed choice. The needs, desires, and well-being of women are paramount.
The ACLU says that the government hasn’t responded for six months to its requests for documentation about how often Catholic-run charities deny immigrant minors access to reproductive health services.
A group of North Carolina legislators want the state’s already restrictive sexuality education rules to leave out information about emergency contraception.
Kerri and Robin are loving parents, talented musicians, and informed voters. They’re also trans women, and they let me tag along for an afternoon of deeply personal conversations with capitol staffers about legislation that could directly affect them.
An anti-choice lawmaker in Texas has been touting what he claims is his success in kicking abortion “affiliates” out of public school classrooms by way of an amendment passed Tuesday night during the Texas House of Representatives’ 18-hour budget debate.
Through its many in-depth interviews with those close to the scholar, Regarding Susan Sontag gives Sontag emotional depth while still serving as a showcase for her trademark swagger.