Why are men dying from COVID-19 at higher rates than women? The pandemic raises crucial questions about how gender norms influence health.
Even if the Supreme Court does not overturn Roe this year, it could permit so many anti-abortion obstacles that only the wealthy will be able to access full reproductive health care.
Given health disparities and social inequalities, including women’s greater likelihood of experiencing chronic pain, policymakers must consider how their responses to the opioid crisis may affect groups differently.
Flu vaccination during pregnancy provides critical health benefits in utero. Yet only about half of pregnant women get the shot, with even lower rates among black women.
Keeping U.S. aid from organizations that provide abortion-related services is devastating to vulnerable women, girls, and LGBTQI communities in the global south.
On Sunday April 7, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigned. Nielsen oversaw the implementation of controversial U.S. child separation policies at the U.S.-Mexican border. She stepped down when the Trump Administration asked her to violate a court order against the practice to resume such family separations. Nielsen’s departure will not deter the Trump Administration, nor can it heal the traumas accrued from years of forced family separation policies and politics.
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