Self-managed abortion—on the rise in the U.S.—means doing an abortion yourself by obtaining abortion pills, and taking them without going to a doctor.
Medication abortion is currently available in 13 states: Hawaii, Washington, Oregon, New Mexico, Colorado, Georgia, New York, Maine, Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, Maryland and Montana. On March 30, a coalition of 21 state attorneys sent an strongly-worded letter to HHS and FDA to increase access in other states.
Once you factor in other forms of earnings (such as health insurance, retirement account contributions, bonuses, and self-employment income), men actually earn 75 percent more than women—meaning that women on average earn only 57 cents on a man’s dollar. If Equal Pay Day was based on a more comprehensive measure of the earnings gap, the day would fall much later in the year—more like October.
Telemedicine abortion combines medication abortion—which uses pills to end a pregnancy—and telemedicine—which allows health providers to supervise the use of abortion pills via videoconferencing or telephone consultations.
The EEOC blocked collection of gender income data for being “burdensome” for businesses.
Unlike almost every other period tracking app, Euki does not store any user data in the cloud.
As a feminist, I found the film about Fox to be satisfying, but also hard to watch—and not for the reasons you might expect.
It was a rough year for women’s rights. But not all was lost—and sometimes feminist even won.
Despite significant setbacks, the last decade was one that saw many gains for women in the U.S.
As we prepare for another decade of feminist struggle, let’s look back at some of the feminist highlights from the last 10 years.