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2014-03-27 08:34:33

New Advocacy Grants Will Strengthen Reproductive Health Rights in Nicaragua, Burkina Faso, Senegal and Uganda NEW YORK, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced the launch of a multi-faceted $50 million reproductive health program to prevent maternal deaths and help more women freely and safely make decisions about when to have children. At the 2012 London Summit on Family Planning, Michael R. Bloomberg committed $50 million to Family Planning 2020...

2014-02-22 23:00:36

"With the highest rate of pregnancy-associated deaths among all 50 states, Georgia proposes dangerous anti-woman policies while women continue to die. Over 35 organizations rally together in opposition at the Georgia State Capitol on 2/25 at 11:30am," according to the Feminist Women's Health Center. Atlanta, Geogia (PRWEB) February 22, 2014 On Tuesday, February 25 at 11:30am, over 35 organizations and hundreds of their members will rally together at the State Capitol. The...

2013-10-07 23:24:25

NLIRH called the “go-to organization for all things Latina” by experts. New York (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) has been named one of the top 25 nonprofits in the nation working on reproductive health, rights, and justice by Philanthropedia, an online resource for donors who want to make a bigger difference with their charitable giving. NLIRH was ranked seventh of 25 high-performing nonprofit organizations, from a total of 139...

2013-08-06 23:20:27

Latinas and their families know #15years is too long to wait. New York (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 This week, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) launches its fourth annual Latina Week of Action for Reproductive Justice. With the support of more than 85 organizations, including the partnership of California Latinas for Reproductive Justice (CLRJ) and the Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights (COLOR), NLIRH’s activists will rally...

2013-07-12 23:37:22

Pioneering Sex Positive Retailer Supports Women's Health and Wellness in California and Massachusetts. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 Wendy Davis’ moving 11-hour filibuster rescued 37 clinics in Texas and inspired thousands of people across the country to stand up for reproductive freedoms. But the Texas legislature is poised for another attack, and Planned Parenthood is more vulnerable than ever. Good Vibrations, the trusted San Francisco-based retailer, is proud to...

2013-06-04 23:15:40

Population Services International, Women Deliver and special guests Barbara Bush and Mandy Moore honor the recipients of the 2013 Impact Awards. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 PSI President and CEO Karl Hofmann and Women Deliver President Jill Sheffield were joined by guests of honor Global Health Corps CEO and co-founder Barbara P. Bush, and singer-songwriter, actress and PSI Ambassador Mandy Moore on Wednesday to present awards to four visionaries in girls´ and...

2013-05-22 23:18:40

The Women's Strike Force has begun interviewing candidates who support women's reproductive rights and oppose the extreme policies of the Republican Party to decide who it will support in the November elections. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 The Women´s Strike Force kicked off its candidate interviewing process this week to identify and assist candidates who support women´s reproductive rights and oppose the policies of the Republican ticket announced at the GOP convention....

2013-04-05 23:04:25

The Virginia General Assembly voted this week to prohibit insurers from offering abortion coverage in federally managed health insurance exchanges under the Affordable Care Act. The Women´s Strike Force strongly opposes this action, aimed at expanding government intrusion into women´s healthcare decisions. Richmond, Virginia (PRWEB) April 05, 2013 Leaders of the Women´s Strike Force today condemned the Virginia General Assembly and Governor Bob McDonnell for their joint...


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