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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 )

Nancy
- 20 days ago - go.nationalpartnership.org
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 )

Beverly
- 74 days ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
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 )

Slava
- 78 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
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 )

Susan
- 94 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
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 )

Nancy
- 95 days ago - action.ippfwhr.org
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 )

Ben
- 258 days ago - forcechange.com
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 )

Cal
- 531 days ago - theweek.com
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 )

Dee
- 790 days ago - news.yahoo.com
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 )

Dee
- 834 days ago - view.koreaherald.com
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 )

IE
- 1251 days ago - npr.org
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 )

Naoko
- 1499 days ago - afrik-news.com
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 )

Alan
- 1740 days ago - newsblaze.com
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.
- 1943 days ago - empowher.com
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 )

Dee
- 2029 days ago - news.yahoo.com
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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