The Supreme Court has been asked to review a June 2015 ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, which upheld a law that would bolt the doors to 3/4 of the abortion clinics in Texas. This would leave the state’s women, in an area of 268,820 square miles, without ready access to abortion that was “safe and legal.”
There is an important backstory to the fight for protecting students from sexual violence. It dates back to 1986, when 19-year-old student Jeanne Clery was raped and murdered in her dormitory room at Lehigh University.
June 2 is National Cancer Survivors Day. For Karen Shayne and Judy Pearson, co-founders of the Women Survivors Alliance, it is also an opportunity to galvanize others to their 365 days-a-year mission. Shayne and Pearson have both survived cancer. They have joined forces to spearhead a global call to action, reframing the state of cancer […]
After numerous interviews, I learned why thyroid shields were not needed. In fact, they were considered a detriment to the mammogram process.
It is essential to go beyond the statistics to place Domestic Violence within a larger societal framework.
“The more people come out and talk about shame, the less power it has.”
“Women have different phases of life. A doctor still heavily focused on obstetrics may not be the best solution for an older woman’s concerns.”
The issues around health care for women go deeper than the nuts and bolts of what will and won’t be covered. At stake is gender discrimination that is evidenced in higher premiums for being a woman, lost maternity coverage, and denial of coverage due to gender-related pre-existing conditions.
Determined to open a conversation on defining beauty differently, Haddon’s question was, “What are the components of beauty?”
Three books disseminate practical information in combination with a new way for women to contemplate their futures.