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Reproductive Health: A Social Justice Issue



Chaqya Hosea, MSW, Program Manager, Equity Forward - November 8, 2022 Blog Post

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The United Nations (UN) defines human rights as, “rights we have simply because we exist as human beings - they are not granted by the state.” These range from the right to food and education, to health and liberty. The United Nations also affirms that...

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Families Need Legitimate Support, Not Anti-Abortion Propaganda



Ashley Underwood, MPH, Director, Equity Forward - October 4, 2022 Blog Post

I am the proud mom of a toddler who has recently become fully potty trained. This was a huge milestone for my family, and I must admit that I am elated to no longer have to buy diapers or pull-ups. Diapers are essential and expensive. Children will go through anywhere from three to...

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Recent Court Ruling Makes Need For AACs Accountability Crystal Clear



Ashley Underwood - August 1, 2022 Blog Post

Anti-abortion organization, Real Alternatives (RA), has once again been found to be using taxpayer money to fund its operations and expansion instead of on services. Why does this keep happening?

Five years ago, Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale found that...

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Deception With Your Dime: Anti-Abortion Centers Are Misusing Funds to Harm People and Enrich Themselves



Mary Alice Carter, Senior Advisor - December 18, 2020 Blog Post

We’ve all seen the billboards on the highway and the bus and subway ads. The text reads, “Pregnant? Afraid? We’re here to help.” And they often feature a woman, usually white, with her head bowed, brow furrowed. Underneath is a toll-free number and a website link. If you have ever thought that...

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