Trump’s Domestic Gag Rule is a Deadly Attack on Poor Women

In its latest attack on reproductive rights, the Trump administration has proposed a new rule prohibiting women’s health clinics that receive federal funding under Title X from “performing, promoting, referring for or supporting abortion as a method of family planning.”

How the Royal Wedding is Fighting Period Poverty

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are using their nuptials as an opportunity to rally support for seven organizations—including a Mumbai-based non-profit that produces and distributes affordable menstrual hygiene products to women in the city’s slums.

Birth Control Empowered Me to Build the Career and Family Life That I Wanted—On My Own Terms

I am thankful for birth control—and the ways it empowered me to determine not just my family matters, but my economic life.

Data is Driving Success in Life-Saving Interventions for Women and Girls—Why Isn’t it Driving Policy?

An HIV/AIDS-reduction program saving the lives of women and girls worldwide is at risk under Trump’s Global Gag Rule—and serves as a testament to the ground we can lose when data doesn’t drive drive policymaking.

The Politics of Periods

Given that this particular bodily function has been an essential slice of the human condition forever—and stigmatized, sidelined or, at best, ignored for just about as long—it is no small thrill that menstruation has become a modern cause célèbre. Now the time is ripe to harness all that momentum and go full-blown political: periods as a public policy agenda.

Parkland’s Menstrual Equity Moment

In an unexpected way, a much-mocked solution at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in the wake of a school shooting sparked a conversation around menstrual stigma—redefining the terms of “conceal and carry.”

The Future of Disability Rights Activism is Female

Young women are bringing a feminist lens to the fight for disability rights that is critical in the current political climate. 

Where Maternal Health and Child Marriage Intersect

Child marriage interrupts the futures of young girls and women around the world—and it has great ramifications on their maternal health.

Let’s Talk About Endometriosis

Why are so many women failing to receive a correct diagnosis for a condition which is so common and has such adverse consequences for its sufferers?

Lawmakers Across the U.S. Want Menstrual Equity for Incarcerated Women

Several states are fighting to put an end to the time when women prisoners do not even make enough to afford a box of tampons.

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