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 Former Salvadoran Guerrilla is Now Fighting for Reproductive Rights
Why This Former Salvadoran Guerrilla is Now Fighting for Reproductive Rights
By Raquel Reichard | 07/13/2016 - 12:31

Morena Herrera fought as a guerilla against government forces in El Salvador for more than a decade.


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Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Tannia Esparza
Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Tannia Esparza
By Raquel Reichard | 06/08/2016 - 15:53

This week’s #WCW Tannia Esparza is a fierce reproductive justice activist and poeta.


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How Abortion Restrictions Pose a Threat to Latina Advancement
How Abortion Restrictions Pose a Threat to Latina Advancement
By Maria Teresa Kumar | 05/06/2016 - 11:27

"Health equity remains an unrealized dream for Latinas.


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FDA Updates Abortion Pill Label Gutting Restrictive Anti-Abortion Laws
How the FDA Made Getting a Medication Abortion Easier
By Cindy Casares | 04/14/2016 - 14:18

The U.S.


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Texas is Making Abortion Much Harder for Unauthorized Immigrants
Texas is Making Safe Abortions Harder to Attain for Undocumented Immigrants
By Geraldine Estevez | 03/31/2016 - 12:01

For those living in the United States illegally, the challenges are already palpable, and the new anti-choice Texas law HB 3994 is specifi


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Abortions Down 14 Percent A Year After Texas Law Forced Clinic Closures
Safe Abortions Down 14 Percent After Texas Law Forced Clinic Closures
By Cindy Casares | 03/23/2016 - 11:48

Texas women had 8,977 fewer abortions in 2014 than they did in 2013, according to


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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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