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These groups are already making a difference for women, victims of war, disease and violence—but they can do more with your help.

Woman illustration

Tennessee is arresting new mothers for having used drugs in pregnancy—but in a cruel Catch-22, many can’t get the treatment they need.

Stop abortion sign

They aren’t very interested in compromise, or birth control—or, for that matter, in engaging much with pro-choicers.

anti-choice sign

What would your abortion compromise look like? What will you do for pregnant women who can’t afford a child? And more.

Abortion Activists

After November 4, America could follow Texas down a very anti-woman path.

UN flags

Women’s reproductive rights are at risk of being de-emphasized as UN member nations draft the Sustainable Development Goals.

Hobby Lobby Protest

The law, passed in 1993 with near-unanimous support, has become an excuse for bigotry, superstition and sectarianism.

anti-choice march

The Roberts court has expanded First Amendment protections to such an extent that strikes, pickets, and boycotts should be protected as free speech.

There’s no telling how far religious exemptions will go under Justice Alito’s ruling.

Blogs

GOP leaders replaced one abortion restriction for another in a demonstration of pure pandering. 

January 22, 2015

A new guide for journalists argues that we get an inaccurate picture of reproductive health issues when we use language carelessly.

January 22, 2015

The new documentary following Dutch doctor Rebecca Gomperts provides important context to necessary change for global reproductive rights.

January 12, 2015

A new report points to states for the way forward.

January 9, 2015

Black youth are perceived as adults, and their behaviors criminalized at every turn. Can this moment help change that?

November 25, 2014

If Democrats lose Senate races in North Carolina and Iowa, will the party stop campaigning on reproductive rights?

November 3, 2014

Using bait-and-switch strategies and confusing language, anti-choice advocates are trying to restrict access to safe, legal abortion.

October 31, 2014

Anti-abortion groups are using fear, misinformation and possibly even illegal meddling at the polls to push a constitutional amendment that would open the door to restrictive legislation.

October 28, 2014

How one reproductive justice organization is working to make sure black voters help defeat Amendment 1.

October 27, 2014

"Having children when you want to have children is very important for women's lives."

October 16, 2014