Talking about our reproductive health can help end the taboos and stigma around sex and contraception.
On Monday, several members of the Black Maternal Health Caucus unveiled the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021—a legislative package to address the urgent maternal health crisis in the U.S.
Every week, Carrie Baker breaks down President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris’s promise to “build back better” on women’s rights to health care, economic security and physical safety.
This week: the Biden-Harris plan for family life and economic security.
The House Committee on Oversight and Reform is calling on the FDA to lift the in-person requirement for medication abortion care—”in light of the clear danger the requirement poses to people seeking reproductive health care at the height of the coronavirus pandemic.”
Disabled activists and Twitter users have started the hashtag #HighRiskCA to highlight the ways in which California’s age-tiered vaccine distribution system will negatively impact and kill disabled people and others who may be younger but at higher risk.
There are very real, concrete steps we can take to put the United States on the path to an anti-racist, equitable health care system where birthing people of all races and ethnicities have what they need for healthy, happy pregnancies and births.
The pandemic highlights and exacerbates the challenges women and girls confront in obtaining basic menstrual products and education. One nonprofit working to address this situation is Days for Girls.
In this edition of The Weekly Pulse: how to stay safe this Super Bowl season; a look at the Biden administration’s plan to reopen schools; updates on vaccine development; the future of post-pandemic travel; and, where we win and lose in recent reproductive health news.
The Biden administration has committed to promoting a women’s rights agenda. We should remind President Biden, the new Gender Policy Council, and members of Congress of their domestic and foreign policy commitments to ending female genital mutilation/cutting.
Virginia will be the first southern state to lift the ban on the state-run health exchange providing abortion coverage. It’s an important sign that Virginian legislators are committed to ensuring equitable access—and not just the legal right—to have an abortion.