Under the Trump administration, there has been a particularly ferocious effort to deny women their fundamental rights and limit access to abortion, as well as an array of other reproductive health services.
Legalized abortion has helped vulnerable women realize the promise of the War on Poverty.
Miriam Yeung, the executive director of the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum, discusses the intersections and implications of Roe v. Wade on her work on social justice and human rights.
University of Pennsylvania Professor Dorothy Roberts explains how she came to the movement, shares lessons about how to ensure that the movement be inclusive, and explores the connections between reproductive justice and the child-welfare system in light of the recent Supreme Court case, Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl.
Viviana Waisman, executive director of Women's Link Worldwide, explains some of the successful strategies she has employed to enforce human rights standards before a number of foreign and international courts and shares lessons that advocates around the world can adopt.
Heidi Williamson talks with Julian Bond, a civil rights leader and icon and professor at American University, in the second interview in a podcast series discussing the current state of the reproductive health, rights, and justice movement.
This week marks the 40th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, but there’s still work to be done to ensure reproductive justice for all women.
As this week marks the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Jessica Arons and Shira Saperstein revisit CAP’s 2006 report, “More than a Choice: A Progressive Vision for Reproductive Health & Rights.”
Jessica Arons talks with Nancy Northup, president of the Center for Reproductive Rights, in the first interview in a podcast series discussing the current state of the reproductive health, rights, and justice movement.
The Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade ruling removed the legal impediments to reproductive choice, but it’s up to society, led by the faith community, to excise the stigma and shame.
Contrary to popular belief, religious leaders have long been among the staunchest supporters of women seeking an abortion.
The Faith and Reproductive Justice Leadership Institute at the Center for American Progress marks the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court's historic 1973 Roe v. Wade decision.
This report presents a vision of reproductive rights that broadens the current discourse beyond the stagnant abortion debate.