Posts Tagged: family planning


Congresswoman Karen Bass Rocks  

On September 5, Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA) joined the United Nations Foundation in Los Angeles for an event highlighting the importance of international family planning & reproductive health. First of all – that is very cool – it is great to hear the voices of women Congressional leaders, especially those who represent many communities of… Read more »

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Reproductive Health Services Need To Be Youth Friendly  

We came across a great piece on a neglected issue today: “Underage: Addressing Reproductive Health and HIV Needs in Married Adolescent Girls.”, Over 70 million girls under 18 are married in the developing world; 16 million of those girls will have given birth by the end of the year. In addition, of the two million… Read more »

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Anti-abortion law ruled unenforceable in Texas  

On Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014,  a federal appeals court in Austin, TX, ruled the anti-abortion law HB 2 unenforceable. The act, which would have gone into effect on Sept. 1, 2014,  would require abortion facilities to meet the same standards of ambulatory surgical centers in Texas. Andrea Grimes, senior political reporter from RH Reality Check… Read more »