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This workplace just got a menstrual policy and yours can copy it

Now, the Victorian Women’s Trust is promoting its “menstrual policy”, which they say for the past 12 months has been successfully assisting female employees who’re experiencing their period or menopause. 112 more words

Australia

Even in Blue-State California, Abortions Can Be Hard to Find

“California has great public policy regarding abortion access, but great public policy does not always translate to women being able to have greater access to care,” especially in the more rural spaces of the state’s Central Valley. 1,075 more words

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The Handmaid’s Tale has already come true – just not for white western women

Why, if the fate of the fictional Offred is so horrifying, is the fate of real-life women in surrogacy hostels causing so little outrage?

I suppose the main argument of these feminists would be that real-life women choose to be surrogates, whereas Offred does not. 124 more words

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Poverty must stop being used as a political weapon to separate Indigenous families

The vast majority of cases where children are removed due to governmentally defined “neglect” is attributable to poverty. This is, of course, a situation that has been directly caused by colonisation, which forced us from our own country and subjected us to a foreign capitalist-driven existence without the ordinary privileges afforded to non-Indigenous people, such as the right to an income. 43 more words

Australia

Some women rely on "luck" to fund their abortions. In Trump's America, it could get worse.

 Once upon a time, a woman found a gold coin she exchanged for an abortion.

The woman was Codie Pete, a then-25-year-old living in a rural part of New Mexico, where the nearest abortion clinic was an hour and a half away from home. 1,561 more words

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Don’t Let Women’s Rights Get Left Behind

by Melissa Davila, intern in the office of Representative Jessica Farrar

It has been almost 140 days since the 85th Legislative Session started, but it feels like it just started yesterday. 591 more words

Advocacy

Texas Bill Could Send People to Jail for Driving a Woman to an Abortion, Lawmaker Says

The sweeping anti-abortion bill that passed the Texas House May 19 could allow nearly anyone involved in the process of an unlawful abortion to be charged with a state jail felony, Moody said. 44 more words

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