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PETITION - Protect Texan Women From Self-Administered Abortion
Health & Wellness  (tags: Womens Health, women's rights, abortion rights, accessibility of abortion, low income parents, unwanted pregnancies, planned parenthood, abortion clinics, health care system, safety, prevention )

- 53 days ago -
In the past five years, the Texas legislature removed Medicaid funding from Planned Parenthood affiliate clinics across the state. This decision caused many women in low-income households to have unexpected pregnancies. According to a study performed...
PETITION - Prevent Mass Closing Of Abortion Clinics
Health & Wellness  (tags: abortion clinics, abortion rights, accessibility of abortion, women's rights, Womens Health, right to choose, planned parenthood, unwanted pregnancies, Prevention and Control, stronger protection, safety, society )

- 60 days ago -
Over thirty abortion clinics will close if a proposed law that prevents doctors from performing abortions in a non-hospital setting is allowed to stand. Urge the Supreme Court to vote against this law and stand up for women's rights.
PETITION - Stop Mandatory Ultrasounds for Women Obtaining Abortions
Health & Wellness  (tags: womans health, women's rights, abortion rights, private medical decisions, Unethical Treatment, unwanted medical decisions, additional procedures, protection )

- 72 days ago -
Women in Kentucky planning to have an abortion will be forced to first undergo an ultrasound if recently proposed legislation is passed into law. During this procedure, doctors would be required to describe the image of the fetus to their patients.
PETITION - Don't Limit Women's Access to Abortion Services
Health & Wellness  (tags: health care, abortion rights, assessability, women's rights, safety, risks, Family Planning, planned parenthood, prevention, protection, proper treatments )

- 97 days ago -
Over the past few years, 14 states have passed laws that limit the abortion services available to women within their borders. This March, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case that will determine the constitutionality of such state laws, resulting...
Give Women the Right to Control Their Own Bodies
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, women's rights, women's health, human rights, abortion, safety, injustice, inequality, protection, suicide prevention, health, ethics, humans )

- 152 days ago -
Women face life sentences for seeking out an abortion in Northern Ireland, forcing them to travel long distances which puts their health and safety at risk. Demand that Northern Ireland reconsider its strict ban on abortion.
Will Female Genital Mutilation End in Egypt in 15 Years?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Egypt, women's rights, GBV, Female Genital Mutilation, FGM, risks, women, Human Rights, tradition, culture, Amel Fahmy, HarassMap )

- 284 days ago -
The issue that has not been addressed yet in these programs is womenâEUR(TM)s sexual rights & freedoms. Fahmy considers FGM could be due to cultural, social or even religious beliefs, but it is still an issue of control. (NB Christians & Muslims practice FGM)
Abortion Funds Help Women With Travel Costs as Distance To Clinics Increases
Health & Wellness  (tags: abortion funds, women's rights, family, health, right to choose, clinic closings, government )

- 517 days ago -
Amid state abortion restrictions that have closed clinics and imposed mandatory delays before a woman can obtain the procedure, groups known as abortion funds are increasingly providing funding to women to cover travel costs, the New York Times reports.
Tell Pandora Radio: Stop Profiting From Ads That Mislead and Lie to Women ~ PLEASE SIGN
Health & Wellness  (tags: reproductive rights, women's rights, healthcare, health, medicine, safety, prevention, protection )

- 571 days ago -
Pandora radio, a popular and free streaming service with over 77 million listeners each month, is running ads that prey on pregnant women, and it needs to stop.
Tell Catholic Hospitals: Stop Putting Women At Risk - The Petition Site
Health & Wellness  (tags: Pregnant women, women's rights, abortio )

- 575 days ago -
Tameka was only 18 weeks pregnant, but her water had broken already. Tameka was bleeding uncontrollably and running a high fever. She needed an abortion. But doctors refused to give her one because the facility was Catholic.
Please Sign: Congress, Make Shackling of Pregnant Prisoners a Crime
Health & Wellness  (tags: pregnancy, pregnant prisoners shackled, health and human rights, women's rights, safety, unborn and newborn health, family, children, abuse of state laws, Department of Correction failure to prot )

- 591 days ago -
The thought of shackling a woman during labor or delivery is so horrific, one would expect only the most uncivilized places to allow it. But currently those places include most of the US states. States that do have laws banning it often don't enforce them
Samantha Power to Be a Leading Advocate for Women's Health and Rights ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, health, safety, Samantha Power, world, women's rights, human rights )

- 592 days ago -
Join us in calling on the US Ambassador to the United Nations to encourage all world leaders to support a woman's right to make her own decisions about her own body.
Condemn Racist Abortion Law
Health & Wellness  (tags: Free abortion, Human Rights, Women's Rights )

- 755 days ago -
Target: South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard. Goal: Repeal racist restriction on sex-selective abortions. Recently, South Dakota lawmakers unabashedly introduced and passed a bill that they acknowledge is based on a racial stereotype of Asian immigrants
Did California Prisons Illegally Sterilize Women Inmates?
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, women, women's rights, society, protection )

- 1028 days ago -
Critics are calling it a massive violation of women's rights
Women Describe Circumstances That Led to Abortion
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, abortion, women, children, family, women's rights, prevention, safety, risks )

- 1288 days ago -
They say they were using birth control, but it failed. One woman would have had the baby but the man she was in a relationship with didn't want her to. Another was having an affair with a married man and viewed a pregnancy as unthinkable. A third woman's

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