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Abortion, contraception, pregnancy: how women’s bodies became a battlezone Health 

Abortion, contraception, pregnancy: how women’s bodies became a battlezone

(Mosaic) – Women’s reproductive rights are under attack across the globe. Sophie Cousins investigates the challenges women face in accessing abortion and contraception in two very different countries – India and the USA. Outside, the mid-morning heat is stifling. It’s not humid like the bustling metropolises of Mumbai or Kolkata; here in New Delhi it’s a dry heat, the type of heat that exhausts you, made worse by a thick layer of dust which sticks to your face and stings your eyes. On the maternity ward inside the hospital at Jamia Hamdard University all the metal gurneys are taken, Read More

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ACA, Planned Parenthood Under Attack Again Activism Women 

ACA, Planned Parenthood Under Attack Again

Washington (Human Rights Watch) – Congressional efforts to draft a new version of a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act may be just as threatening to women across the United States as the previous Republican-sponsored bill, Human Rights Watch said today, based on media reports that members of Congress have started new rounds of health care discussions. Human Rights Watch published the accounts of several women who described their reliance on services that they received under the Affordable Care Act and that they would probably lose under proposals being discussed by House Republicans. “I am terrified that Congress will Read More

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