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Public Policy Assistant at Guttmacher Institute

Job Title: Public Policy Assistant

Organization: Guttmacher Institute

Fields: Sexual and reproductive health and rights

Location: Washington, DC

Deadline: May 4, 2018

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Revealed: the woman who was jailed for having a miscarriage 

Teodora Vásquez spent 10 years in jail after giving birth to a dead baby girl CREDIT: JOSE CABEZAS/REUTERS

Nine months pregnant, Teodora Vásquez woke up on the day she would lose her second child concerned that the baby wasn’t moving. 1,129 more words

Abortion Information

Young People More Likely To Shift Toward Supporting Abortion Rights, Poll Finds

Activists both supporting and opposing abortion rights gathered in front of the the Supreme Court during the March for Life on Jan. 19.

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EL SALVADOR – 20-year-old faces prison after giving birth to her stepfather’s baby in a latrine

A year ago today, Imelda gave birth in the latrine at her family’s small, one-room home with curtains for dividers in a small community. She said she did not know she was about to give birth; instead, she told her lawyer, she “felt something come loose”. 119 more words

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Arizona Republicans Want to Know Why You Want Abortion Care (Updated)

“I stand with a chorus of women who say … ‘Why did I have an abortion: It’s none of your business,’” said state Rep. Athena Salman (D-Tempe). 652 more words

Abortion Information

Do Indigent and Incarcerated Women Have a Real Right to Reproductive Justice?

By Hira Baig
Associate Editor, Volume 23

Reproductive justice is not just concerned with women having access to the healthcare they need, it is also concerned with the disparate impact caused by restrictions on reproductive healthcare. 962 more words

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Policy Decisions You Should Probably Be Paying Attention To

The lack of a maternity ward east of the Anacostia River in Washington, DC

Earlier this year while attending a performance of “The Vagina Monologues” I was hit with a startling realization that I wasn’t aware of; that the only maternity ward east of the Anacostia River has been closed. 267 more words

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