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Incoming Florida State Speaker of the House Calls Pregnant Women 'Host Bodies'
Health & Wellness  (tags: sexism, misogyny, anti-choice, ignorance, Florida )

Freya
- 108 days ago - alternet.org
According to Oliva, when it comes to abortion, "It's a complex issue because one has to think, well there's a host body and that host body has to have a certain amount of rights because at the end of the day it is that body that that carries this entire
Woman Talks On The Importance Of Body Autonomy By Sharing Her Mom's Experience With A Misogynist Doctor
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, sexism, misogyny )

Freya
- 117 days ago - boredpanda.com
Body autonomy is something that men take for granted but when you have people making laws or even doctors standing in your way it is something that women cannot choose to ignore.
Support The Global HER Act to Repeal The Global Gag Rule
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, sexism, anti-choice, activism )

Freya
- 129 days ago - pai.org
Be an advocate for women and girls globally. Take action today.
Every U.S. State Needs a Law Against FGM
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, girls, mutilation, suffering, sexism, human rights, petitions )

Freya
- 131 days ago - equalitynow.org
Female Genital Mutilation is a human rights violation, constituting torture and an extreme form of discrimination against women and girls.
Stop Insurance Companies From Discriminating Against Women
Health & Wellness  (tags: health insurance, discrimination, greed, sexism, petitions )

Freya
- 137 days ago - thebreastcancersite.greatergood.com
Did you know that insurance providers, on average, charge women up to 50% more for health care than men? Health insurance providers use this shady tactic, better known as gender rating, to unjustly procure more money from women.
Medical Research Must Not Ignore Women
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, medicine, sexism, gender differences, petitions )

Freya
- 358 days ago - thebreastcancersite.greatergood.com
There's no one-size-fits-all approach to disease and treatment. Studies must distinguish between male and female subjects.
Doctors Don't Believe Women. And It's A Problem For All Of Us.
Health & Wellness  (tags: women's health, women, feminism, science, illness, medicine, doctors, healthcare, disease, medical research bias, misogyny, sexism )

Katherine
- 426 days ago - refinery29.uk
In her new book, 'Doing Harm', Maya Dusenbery explores the ways in which healthcare still fails women - and makes the case that this failure is one of the biggest feminist issues of our time.
Anti-Choice Bill Passes the House Ahead of 'March for Life'
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, anti-choice, ignorance, sexism, bills, Congress )

Freya
- 513 days ago - cnn.com
The bill, passed 241-183 in the House, would require doctors to provide medical care to a fetus who is born alive during an abortion or attempted abortion procedure.
A New Bill Would Force Women to Tell Their Rapists If They Seek An Abortion
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, Arkansas, laws, anti-choice, sexism )

Freya
- 711 days ago - popsugar.com
The battle over women's reproductive rights is raging across the country, but a particular fight in Arkansas is especially notable. House Bill 1566 states that a woman who doesn't consult with the man who impregnated her before seeking an abortion is...
Outside A Clinic In Charlotte, 600 Protestors Claim Abortion Is 'A Man's Issue'
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, reproductive rights, sexism )

Freya
- 736 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Patients are told that abortion is a violent act and that a woman's sole purpose is to bear children. They are called selfish murderers; their husbands and boyfriends are called cowards.
Medical Research Must Not Ignore Women
Health & Wellness  (tags: experiments, research, testing, sexism, women, petitions )

Freya
- 798 days ago - thebreastcancersite.greatergood.com
Today, the majority of medical research is done on men, with women compromising only one-third of test subjects.
Doctors and Nurses Are Increasingly Helping Criminalize Pregnant Women and Mothers
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, pregnancy, motherhood, fetuses, laws, sexism )

Freya
- 824 days ago - alternet.org
American law mistreats mothers and pregnant women in the name of protecting children.
Medical Research Must Not Ignore Women
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, sexism, genders, women, petitions )

Freya
- 860 days ago - thebreastcancersite.greatergood.com
There's no one-size-fits-all approach to disease and treatment. Studies must distinguish between male and female subjects!
Demand Retraction of Sexist Abortion Bill
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, abortion, Missouri, bills, sexism, petitions )

Freya
- 1642 days ago - forcechange.com
Recently, a bill was introduced to the Missouri State House of Representatives that would require women seeking an abortion to get the father of the child's permission first. The bill's author, Rick Brattin, makes allowances for cases of rape and incest
End Sexism in Breast Cancer Awareness Campaigns - PLEASE SIGN!!!
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, breast cancer, sexism )

Monica
- 2161 days ago - forcechange.com
End use of insulting and sexist content in Breast cancer awareness campaigns
 

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