Crossing the Intersection of Immigration and Reproductive Justice

By Negar Esfandiari and Madelyn McKeague When we think of reproductive justice, our minds tend to gravitate towards subjects like abortion rights, maternal health, and access to birth control. In Trump’s America, it’s become easy to manufacture divisions among different advocacy issues simply because everyone is fighting to make their communities visible in the face … Continued

NWHN Applauds Reproductive Justice Being at the Forefront!

It’s been another strange week in American presidential politics with the disturbing news that a foreign dictator may be attempting to influence our election. But what you may have missed in the news coverage of the Democratic National Convention was the unprecedented support for abortion rights. Here at the National Women’s Health Network (NWHN) we … Continued

Women Taking Abortion Pills on Their Own

When a woman in Idaho, who had taken drugs that she ordered over the Internet to end her unintended pregnancy, told a friend about what she experienced, she ended up under arrest, charged with a felony for having an illegal abortion. When a woman in Mexico suspects she might be pregnant when she doesn’t want … Continued

Reproductive Justice and Childbearing Women

In January, the U.S. women’s health movement celebrated the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, which gave women the right to legal abortion. In the decades since Roe, health activists have focused on advocating for reproductive justice, which demands that women have the right to be parents — as well as the right not to … Continued