Young Feminists from Los Angeles to Kathikhera are Fighting for Global Menstrual Equity

Young feminists in southern California are working with women and girls in India to fight period stigma and help increase access to menstrual products. We talked to five of them about their activism and their motivation.

Attorneys General are Suing the Trump Administration to Protect Birth Control Access

Feminist leaders were swift to fight back against the Trump administration’s new rules watering-down contraceptive coverage under the ACA—and so were Attorneys General in four states.

We Must Help Girls and Young Women Advocate for Their Health—and Themselves

We need young women and girls—now and in the future. Their health, and the questions they’re never told to ask, shouldn’t stop them.

The Trump Administration Just Dismantled the Affordable Care Act’s Contraceptive Coverage Mandate

“These new rules are, by definition, a discriminatory attack on women.”

Seven Ways Graham-Cassidy Attacks Women’s Healthcare

Several failed efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act have led to the worst replacement yet—especially for women. 

The Latest Version of Trumpcare is the Worst One Yet

Senators Lindsey Graham, Bill Cassidy, Dean Heller and Ron Johnson have launched a last-ditch effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act—and it’s the most egregious attempt yet.

The Hidden Assault on Women’s Health

Women suffering from chronic, disabling illnesses may be unable to find consistent healthcare or to pay for that care should the ACA be repealed—a dystopic situation we have already experienced.

Women Have Poorer Health Outcomes in States With Anti-Abortion Laws

As the war on women’s bodily autonomy escalates, a new study is a stark reminder that it isn’t just a war for women’s rights—it’s a battle for women’s lives.

Wisconsin Lawmakers Want to Stop Medical Students from Learning How to Perform Abortions

In a state that already faces a serious shortage of OB-GYNs, Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin are pushing a bill that would prohibit faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison from training medical residents on how to perform abortions.

Because a Period Should End a Sentence, Not a Girl’s Education

In developing countries throughout the world—including Afghanistan, Uganda and India—between 25 and 57 percent of adolescent girls miss school or drop out all together because of their periods. Girl activists from LA and a filmmaker have joined forces to change that.

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