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Posted on February 01, 2010 by Kyla Bender-Baird
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January 22, 2010 posted by admin
Posted on January 26, 2010 by Kyla Bender-Baird
January 19, 2010 posted by adminFrom the Center for Reproductive Rights: This post is part of a forum
Posted on January 26, 2010 by Kyla Bender-Baird
January 4, 2010 posted by adminTo learn more about the campaign, Not Under the Bus, visit their website.This post is part of a forum
Posted on January 26, 2010 by Kyla Bender-Baird
December 18, 2009 posted by admin     As debate around healthcare reform heats up in the Senate, come read the facts about women and access to affordable healthcare. According to our research, there are more than 17 million women in the U.S. without any health coverage at all, and this number continues to grow each year. We also found that two-thirds of uninusred women (67%) report delaying or foregoing care due to costs. Download our latest fact sheet, Access to Affordable Healthcare, to learn more!This post is part of a forum
Posted on January 25, 2010 by Kyla Bender-Baird
December 2, 2009 posted by Kyla Bender-BairdA study released this fall reported some chilling trends:More than 2 million babies and mothers die worldwide each year from childbirth complications, outnumbering child deaths from malaria and HIV/AIDSAbout 42 percent of the world's 536,000 maternal deaths occur during childbirthThe research was led by the Save the Children Foundation, the Gates Foundation, and Johns Hopkins University.This post is part of a forum
Posted on January 25, 2010 by Kyla Bender-Baird
November 16, 2009 posted by adminAs the healthcare reform debate heats up following the House passage of the Affordable Health Care Act (HR 3962), several of NCRW Member Centers have launched innovative campaigns to ensure that women's health needs and voices are not left out of any legislative action.  Check out these campaigns from the Women's Media Center, the National Women's Law Center, and the American Association for University Women:    
Posted on January 20, 2010 by Kyla Bender-Baird
Posted November 13, 2009 by adminOriginally posted By Gloria Feldt* on November 12, 2009 as a WMC ExclusiveDemocratic leaders have said that the turn-around on abortion contained in the House health-reform bill will not appear in the final version. The author, a Women’s Media Center board member and former president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, explains here why voters who value women’s health cannot sit back and accept such assurances.
Posted on January 19, 2010 by Kyla Bender-Baird
November 12, 2009 posted by adminLast Saturday, the House passed the historic Affordable Health Care Act (HR 3962), but it came at a steep price for women's reproductive rights, as the Stupak-Pitts Amendment was tacked on -- greatly restricting health insurance options for women.

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