A growing body of research on U.S. maternal and infant mortality rates among African Americans suggests that the nation must confront racism.
Both black mothers and women have long been devalued in American society, and racism must be acknowledged and confronted in the effort to reduce black maternal mortality.
Anti-choice advocates are intentionally conflating abortion and contraception in a strategic effort to chip away at contraception access.
Guns in the hands of domestic abusers pose an extreme risk to victims of abuse.
California’s Reproductive FACT Act ensures that women are informed about their reproductive health options; yet the anti-choice movement would prefer to keep them in the dark.
Through its support for fake women's health centers in NIFLA v. Becerra, the anti-choice movement again demonstrates its willingness to manipulate women's right to make informed decisions about their reproductive health.
Women's rights groups and supportive donor governments are resisting Trump's Global Gag Rule as its effects are being felt in the developing world.
Trump’s budget is an unmitigated disaster for everyday Americans—including women, people with disabilities, LGBTQ individuals, communities of color, and more.
It is imperative to consider how racism and other forms of discrimination contribute to alarmingly high rates of maternal and infant mortality among African American women.
Policymakers can take these eight concrete actions to confront sexual harassment and achieve meaningful progress for all workers.
Abortion bans are unnecessary, based on false information, and impede women's rights and access to critical health care.
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.
Policymakers must act to improve the health conditions and treatment of incarcerated women.
This week, Michele and Igor chat with two guests about the social psychology and systemic structures that have allowed men in positions of power to commit sexual abuse.
The next U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services will play a pivotal role in creating a health care system that supports women’s and families’ health care needs.