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Condemn Racist Abortion Law
Health & Wellness  (tags: Free abortion, Human Rights, Women's Rights )

- 135 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 )

- 408 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 )

- 668 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
The Real Abortion Tragedy
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, women, abortion, women's rights, cancer, anti-abortion law, protection, death )

- 711 days ago -
In the Dominican Republic last month, a pregnant teenager suffering from leukemia had her chemotherapy delayed, because doctors feared that the treatment could terminate her pregnancy and therefore violate the nation's strict anti-abortion law.
GROUNDBREAKING NEWS: US Medical Panel Recommends No-Cost Birth Control
Health & Wellness  (tags: women's rights, women's reproductive choices, birth control, health insurance plans, birth control methods, well-woman programs, common sense, national health policy, population control, empowering women, getting religion out of medical insuranc )

- 1128 days ago -
The study -- released a day early due to an embargo break -- actually calls for eight additional services for women to be added to the list of preventive care patients should be offered with no cost-sharing. Thank you, President Obama!
Female Circumcision and Ugandan Politics
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, health, risks, FGM, FGC, Uganda, illegal, banned, politicians, women's rights, complications, pain )

- 1376 days ago -
Despite the practice having being banned outright in the eastern African country since last year, some 200 young girls from Sebei tribe have "willingly" registered to be circumcised in December this year.
The Chhaupadi System of Nepal and International Womens Day
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, health, humans, human rights, women's rights )

- 1617 days ago -
The question is not if equal rights bring progress, but how to transform the entrenched myths which stop a human being from accessing rights first?
Healthcare and Women's Equality Day Proclamation
Health & Wellness  (tags: US, Healthcare, Women's Equality Day, women's health, women's healthcare, benefits, insurance, women's rights, women's equality, equal access to medical resources )

K. A.
- 1820 days ago -
this special day reminds us that our work in securing equality is not yet finished. The decisions we make today about legislation on health reform will impact generations for years to come.
Kan. Doctor Refused to Quit: `I Know They Need Me'
Health & Wellness  (tags: Dr Tiller, Health, Abortion, Women's rights, healthcare, prevention, protection, women )

- 1906 days ago -
To some he was an unflinching hero, to others a remorseless villain. As a late-term abortion doctor, George Tiller knew he had chosen a dangerous career, one that made him a lightning rod. His clinic was a fortress, his days marred by threats, but--

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