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A Proactive Abortion Agenda
Report A volunteer waits for patients outside Jackson Women's Health Organization, the last abortion clinic in Mississippi, on April 5, 2018, in Jackson. (Getty/AFP/Brendan Smialowski)

A Proactive Abortion Agenda

Policymakers must go beyond baseline legal protections to treat abortion as the essential health care service it is, ensuring meaningful access to abortion for all and removing barriers put in place to circumvent Roe v. Wade.

Jamille Fields Allsbrook, Nora Ellmann

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Sexual Violence and the Disability Community Article
Barbara Altman holds hands with her son Andrew, who has microcephaly, on a bench at their home in Rockville, Maryland, on October 29, 2016. (Getty/Jabin Botsford)

Sexual Violence and the Disability Community

The disability rights and justice movement and the reproductive health, rights, and justice movements must come together for nuanced discussions of the silent epidemic of sexual violence against disabled people.

Vilissa Thompson, Nora Ellmann, Rebecca Cokley, 1 More Jamille Fields Allsbrook

Scott Pruitt Threatens Reproductive and Environmental Justice for Women Article
A mother and her daughter stand at a now defunct water fountain in downtown Flint, Michigan, on October 11, 2016. (Brittany Greeson/Getty)

Scott Pruitt Threatens Reproductive and Environmental Justice for Women

Throughout his tenure at the Environmental Protection Agency, Administrator Pruitt has favored polluters and corporations over reproductive health, rights, and justice—and women of color are losing out the most.

Osub Ahmed, Erin Auel, Shilpa Phadke

Rhetoric vs. Reality: How Abortion Bans Hurt Women Article
A woman shouts as she attends the Women's March in New York City, on January 20, 2018. (Kena Bentancur/Getty)

Rhetoric vs. Reality: How Abortion Bans Hurt Women

Abortion bans are unnecessary, based on false information, and impede women's rights and access to critical health care.

Anusha Ravi, Jamila Taylor

Why the HHS Secretary Nomination Matters for Women and Families Article
Former Deputy HHS Secretary Alex Azar meets with reporters in Washington, D.C., June 2006. (AP/Evan Vucci)

Why the HHS Secretary Nomination Matters for Women and Families

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.

Shilpa Phadke, Theresa Chalhoub

5 Ways Immigration Justice Is Reproductive Justice Article
A Jamaican immigrant mother embraces her children in their apartment in Seattle, November 24, 2008. (AP/Elaine Thompson)

5 Ways Immigration Justice Is Reproductive Justice

The Trump administration’s decision to end DACA is the latest assault on immigrants—casting them as undeserving of basic rights and undermining their ability to achieve economic stability; parent with dignity; and live healthy, productive lives.

Jamila Taylor

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