How Brazil's Zika Outbreak Pushed Women to Challenge the Country's Abortion Ban
How Brazil's Zika Outbreak Pushed Women to Challenge the Country's Abortion Ban
By Raquel Reichard | 07/20/2016 - 11:46

Brazilians who have tested positive for Zika, a mosquito-borne virus that can be transmitted from parent to fetus and can cause microcephaly, are unable to terminate their pregnancies because of the country’s st


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Why This Latina Volunteers as an Escort at Reproductive Health Clinics
This Latina Chose to Volunteer as an Abortion Clinic Escort — Here’s Why
By Raquel Reichard | 03/11/2016 - 16:31

Taína Montalvo-Teller is an escort at Planned Parenthood and private abortion centers in New York City.


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Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Juana Rosa Cavero
Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Juana Rosa Cavero
By Raquel Reichard | 01/27/2016 - 15:45

This week’s #WCW Juana Rosa Cavero is a


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Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Blanca Torres
Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Blanca Torres
By Raquel Reichard | 12/09/2015 - 15:09

From the Senate voting to defund Planned Parenthood to the mass shooting at a Colorado center, there’s no doubt that


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Meet the Nicaraguan Teen Teaching Young Girls About Their Reproductive Rights
Meet the Nicaraguan Teen Teaching Young Girls About Their Reproductive Rights
By Raquel Reichard | 12/01/2015 - 13:04

In a climate where women’s rights organizations are rapidly subsiding in poverty-stricken Nicaragua, young but roaring feminist


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Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Melissa Madera
Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Melissa Madera
By Raquel Reichard | 09/23/2015 - 14:43

Love when reproductive justice work meets digital media?


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Birth Control Pills
Latino Youth Less Sexually Active, Using More Birth Control
By Fox News Latino | 02/05/2013 - 16:48

Latino youth in the U.S. are learning to practice safe sex. And they're also having less of it.

The latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows Latino high school students are getting smarter when it comes to sexual intercourse.

Read the full story at Fox News Latino.


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Birth Control Pills
Latinas Cross the Border for Birth Control
By Sally Mercedes | 04/05/2012 - 12:42

We've heard of people crossing state lines in search of legal, affordable reproductive health services (birth control, abortion, etc.), but now women are crossing the Mexican border. According to a study published in the June 2010 American Journal of Public Health, more Latinas are making their way to Mexico where they have easier access to affordable birth control. Another trend is bringing birth control over to the U.S. in bulk and then selling it on the black market.


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Planned Parenthood
Planned Parenthood Teams up with LATINA to Reach Hispanic Women
By Mariela Rosario | 02/07/2011 - 16:45

Latina magazine's editor in chief and co-president Galina Espinoza hosted a special media event this morning with Planned Parenthood to address the disparity in sexual health care among Latinas.

Standing alongside Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards and the Director of Latino Engagement Destiny Lopez, the women highlghted the positive effect that reproductive health and education can have for our community. As it stands currently:


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U.S. Apologizes for Experimenting with STD's in Guatemala
U.S. Apologizes for Experimenting with STD's in Guatemala
By Mariela Rosario | 10/01/2010 - 15:05

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius issued an apology today for a series of secret public health experiments conducted in Guatemala in the 1940s.


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