Tag Archives: reproductive justice

Do Indigent and Incarcerated Women Have a Real Right to Reproductive Justice?

By Hira Baig Associate Editor, Volume 23 Reproductive justice is not just concerned with women having access to the healthcare they need, it is also concerned with the disparate impact caused by restrictions on reproductive healthcare. Historically, the more restrictions … Continue reading

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Reproductive Justice and Black Lives Matter: Remembering the roots of RJ

By Dana Ziegler Associate Editor, Vol. 21 Online Publications Editor, Vol. 22 On February 9, 2016, advocates from Black Lives Matter (BLM), New Voices for Reproductive Justice, and Trust Black Women held a conference call to reassert the connection between … Continue reading

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“Criminalized pregnancy” hurts poor and minority women most, faces legal challenges

By Dana Ziegler Associate Editor, Vol. 21 In March 2015, Purvi Patel, an Asian-American woman from Indiana, became the first woman in the U.S. to be convicted and sentenced for feticide. She was sentenced to 20 years in prison for … Continue reading

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