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The right to an informed choice, free of all and any coercion, in the personal decision of whether a woman will or will not proceed with pregnancy and childbirth.
By tigtog on October 21, 2011
I wanted them to know that there are still people who think well of them compared to the demonstrators outside many of their clinics right now as part of the “40 Days For Life” international anti-abortion campaign.
By Chally on September 20, 2011
From the press release: Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Dr Gro Brundtland and Mary Robinson will draw global attention to the neglected issue of child marriage during the United Nations General Assembly week in New York, 19-23 September. [...] Each year, an estimated 10 million girls are married worldwide before the age of 18. That’s more than [...]
Posted in gender & feminism, health, medicine | Tagged birth, birthing, children, children's rights, girls, marriage, pregnancy, reproduction, reproductive choice, reproductive freedoms, reproductive justice, reproductive justice, reproductive rights, young mothers | 4 Responses
By Mary on May 26, 2011
The Sex and Age Discrimination Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 establishes breastfeeding as a separate discrimination grounds; includes provisions about discrimination based on family responsibilities; and strengthens and extends sexual harassment provisions.
By Mindy on April 7, 2011
April 7 is World Health Day. Mothers for Choice are having a blogswarm on why Abortion is a health issue not a crime.
Posted in Culture, education, gender & feminism, health, law & order, Life, medicine, Politics, social justice, Sociology | Tagged abortion, blog for choice, reproductive choice, reproductive justice, sexuality and health, social change | 1 Response
By tigtog on April 1, 2011
Because it’s “respectful” to treat women as if their reproductive organs are obscene, don’tcha know.
By tigtog on December 6, 2010
Part of this month’s Blast from the Past reposting program: originally published January 4, 2006. This post notes the ongoing pattern of research around abortion being distorted and misrepresented.
By tigtog on November 22, 2010
Despite some of the reports out there in tabloid land about the Pope “ending the ban on condom use” he actually has done no such thing.
By tigtog on November 21, 2010
A USAmerican couple have put up a website asking the Internet whether they should choose to complete her pregnancy or terminate it. Of course it’s a pro-life/anti-choice stunt,
By Mary on October 14, 2010
Tegan Leach and her partner Sergie Brennan have been acquitted:
By tigtog on July 5, 2010
”Our findings challenge the belief that Australians strongly oppose women accessing late abortion.”
By blue milk on May 10, 2010
At some point during my own pregnancy I knew I would confront my pro-choice politics, not because I had had an abortion in the past but because I could have, and because I believe so strongly in my right to do so. Because I dedicated some years of my career to the pro-choice movement; because [...]
Posted in arts & entertainment, ethics & philosophy, gender & feminism, language, medicine, parenting, technology | Tagged abortion, photography, pregnancy, pro-choice, reproductive justice, social change | 4 Responses