The NYPD will stop its practice of confiscating condoms from suspected sex workers to be used as evidence of prostitution.
Two new reports by United Nations agencies revealed that although there has been significant progress in reducing maternal mortality worldwide over the last decade, much more can be done to protect women's lives.
Becoming a mother didn't cost me my life, and it didn't cost my daughter hers either. Some moms aren’t so lucky.
SB 1391 would permit women to be charged with assault - theoretically up to the point of aggravated assault, which incurs a maximum penalty of 15 years in prison - if they have pregnancy complications after using illegal drugs or deliver children with "neonatal abstinence syndrome."
States have used fetal homicide laws, like the one is Florida, to criminalize pregnant women or poor pregnancy outcomes.
A current condom shortage in Cuba is stirring fears of higher STD rates and unplanned pregnancies.
Despite false advertising about the ACA, numerous Republican attempts to dismantle the law, and problems with the rollout of the Healthcare.gov site, millions of Americans will now access quality, affordable health insurance.
Despite the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978's bar on discrimination toward pregnant employees, many American women are forced out of their jobs or denied accommodations that would allow them to continue working once they become pregnant.
The Health Equity and Access Under the Law (HEAL) for Immigrant Women and Families Act of 2014, introduced last week, would significantly improve the ability of immigrant women and families to access affordable health care.
53 percent of the 1,000 adults surveyed by telephone said that they believe employers should be required to include contraception coverage in workers' health plans even if the employers oppose its use.