Browsing All posts tagged under »Violence Against Women«

Women need expanded access to affordable contraceptives

May 23, 2012


The Bellingham Herald, May 23, 2012 by LINDA MCCARTHY A recent letter to the editor challenged the notion that women’s health is under attack and I’d like to offer a different opinion. Across the nation, we are witnessing deep cuts to family planning, attempts to redefine “personhood,” restrictions prohibiting new technology (telemedicine) from providing abortion […]

Undecided Women, Don’t be Fooled: Your Control of Birth IS ABOUT Jobs

May 21, 2012


Fem 2.0, May 21, 2012 by Soraya Chemaly Women, especially young childless undecided women voters, are talking about jobs,  not abortion rights, right? What women really care about is not contraception, not access to family planning resources, not social issues like gay marriage, abstinence-only sex “ed” or Mitt Romney’s 50 year old bullying. Nope – […]

What Sex Means for World Peace

April 24, 2012


Foreign Policy, April 24, 2012 by VALERIE M. HUDSON The evidence is clear: The best predictor of a state’s stability is how its women are treated. In the academic field of security studies, realpolitik dominates. Those who adhere to this worldview are committed to accepting empirical evidence when it is placed before their eyes, to […]