The Condom Campaign

For two years, Alba Alvarado Sandoval fought to bring safe sex to her Northern California high school—and she succeeded.

Sanctioned Casualties of War

When Dr. Hania Morsi Fadl invited members of Sudan’s high society to celebrate the opening of the Khartoum Breast Care Centre in 2010, no one even responded.

Suicide and Adolescent Girls

Meeting the needs of girls is critical to achieving a range of development outcomes, and we cannot meet girls’ needs if we neglect their mental health.

I’m Proud of Texas—But Not Our Record on Sexual and Reproductive Health

Everything definitely is bigger in Texas—including the number of STI infections and the rate of maternal mortality.

Conservative Policies in the Wake of Zika Put Women and Children at Risk

The Zika crisis is about to expose the consequences of political opposition to affordable and accessible women’s health care services and social policies that support families.

A Mother’s Right

Michelle Hartney is an artist focused on the injustices women face when they give birth.

Q&A: Claire Coder Wants To Make Your Period a Party for Good

“My personal dream is to have feminine hygiene products accessible to every woman in the United States.”

Teens Aren’t Having Less Sex—They’re Just Being More Responsible

Teen pregnancy rates have been on a steady decline in the U.S., and it’s because of better contraceptive access and education.

How We Changed the Conversation on Safe Sex at Our High School

As a Latina, I have been taught that I am more likely to have a child in high school than to go off to college. That’s why I spent the last two years fighting fighting stigma and social norms in pursuit of a simple, but revolutionary, conversation-sparking tool: A condom machine.

Feminists are Demanding Action on Zika That Addresses the Intersections of Gender and Class

Prominent feminist activists and leaders from a variety of disciplines have signed an open letter to Congressmembers and political candidates stressing the immediate need to pass legislation to respond to the Zika virus

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