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It's About Time: UN Committee Says Abortion is a Human Right

Pro-choice supporters, feminists and generally good people everywhere are rejoicing a little extra today. Why? Because a UN committee declared abortion a human right. 

Abortion Declared a Human Right by United Nations Committee… 536 more words

Reproductive Rights

"Just Get Out Of My Way": This Progressive Doesn’t Need Your Lectures

Have I mentioned lately how much I’m enjoying the lectures from self-avowed liberals who insist my respect for Hillary Clinton is proof that I am not a “real progressive”? 913 more words

Racism

Frozen Embryos: People, Property, or Something In-Between?

While debates over the personhood of fetuses have been raging for years, a new issue has been arising with increasing frequency: what is personhood status of frozen embryos? 234 more words

News

Zika outbreak puts spotlight on Latin America's strict abortion laws

The threat the Zika virus may pose to fetal development is great enough that some countries affected by the outbreak have warned women not have children for the next two years. 763 more words

World

ICYMI: January at the Women’s Law Project

We closed out 2015 with a bang, took a holiday, and got back to work.

Next stop: The Supreme Court

The Women’s Law Project kicked off 2016 by submitting… 1,261 more words

Reproductive Rights

Redefining “Substance Abuse” for Fertile Women While Lead Poisoning Investigations Continue

by Nona Blyth Cloud

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) just issued a report that tells all women of child-bearing age they should stop drinking alcohol entirely, even if they have no plans to get pregnant, because they could possibly have an unplanned pregnancy, and any drinking might harm a fetus. 914 more words

United States

PROTECTION OF WOMEN FROM VIOLATION OF SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS WITH REFERENCE TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ACT OF 2005.

PROTECTION OF WOMEN FROM VIOLATION OF SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS WITH REFERENCE TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ACT OF 2005.

Sex and Reproduction are two unique and inseparable facets of spousal relationship. 3,293 more words

Life