FILE PHOTO: Former Texas State Senator Wendy Davis speaks during a Planned Parenthood rally outside the State Capitol in Austin

Texas Refuses Access to Abortion Procedures Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

As the rest of the United States fight to recover from the coronavirus threat, officials in Texas fought hard in the state's courts to refused women access to abortions.
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Republican Congressman Joe Heck Announces Senate Bid But Record for Latinos, Women Is Questioned

Acknowledging his mother's history as an immigrant, Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nevada, announced his U.S. Senate bid to succeed Sen. Harry Reid's, D-Nevada, seat.

TURNOUT: Civil Rights Activist Dolores Huerta: Latinos Will Be The 'Deciders' in 2016 Election, Analyzes GOP Candidates

Regarded as "one of America's great labor and civil rights icons," Dolores Huerta has dedicated her life to advocating labor and civil rights, and her work continues as the Latino electorate brave the 2016 presidential election season.
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Senator Patty Murray Discusses Proposed Women's Health Bill With Planned Parenthood

"The 21st Century Women's Health Act," new legislation proposed by senior United States Senator from Washington Patty Murray, is a bill that looks to honor progress made on behalf of women's reproductive health care, and it proposes to protect those advancements. In a recent teleconference with Planned Parenthood, Murray discussed the bill, equality, opportunity and women's health.
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Experts from Women's Reproductive Health Groups Ask and Answer the Question: 'Is Roe a Reality for All?'

Experts from leading women's reproductive health, rights and justice communities agree: birth control and abortion access in this nation is abysmal. And that's simply based on the fact that women who do not have access to abortion care are 3X more likely to fall into poverty.
Texas Latinas, Demonstrators Protest Following a Hearing at U.S. Court of Appeals in New Orleans

Texas Latinas, Demonstrators Protest Following a Hearing at U.S. Court of Appeals in New Orleans

"Salud, Dignidad y Justicia" (health, dignity and justice) was the greatest demand at Wednesday's demonstration following a hearing at the U.S. Court of Appeals in New Orleans. There, activists from numerous states, namely Texas, spoke against the closure of abortion clinics, and the restrictions placed on preventative contraception in the state.
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Delaying Motherhood in America: Latina Millenials and Women Nationwide Having First Child at Older Age

According to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center, first-time mothers are older than they were four decades ago; in 2012, there were more than nine times as many first births to mothers 35 and older than there were in the 1970s. The report also indicated that over the past two decades first birth rates rose for older women of all races and Hispanic origins. The report failed to outline the reasons behind the trend, though it may have a great deal to do with economics.
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Life Hacks Every Latina Should Know

Did you know that there are countless life hacks that Latinas should be aware of that will help them save time, energy and money? Check out the list of life hacks Latin Post has compiled for the purpose of ease and health benefits.
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Mexico City's Breastfeeding Campaign Unwittingly Sexualizes Women and Shames Mexican Mothers

Women's health groups in Mexico City are launching campaigns to help normalize breastfeeding for mothers. However, the initiative utilized distasteful posters, featuring toned and topless female celebrities with a banner censoring their bare breasts, which reads "No les des la espalda, dale pecho," — "Don't turn your back on them, give them your breast."

The Dutchess and the State Department Want to End Gender-based Violence

The Black Eyed Peas' first lady and vocalist Stacy Ann Ferguson-Duhame, or Fergie, has decided to lend her voice to a valuable cause. She went Washington to announce a new global initiative with Avon Foundation, Vital Voices, and the State Department to end violence against women.
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Shakira Defines What it Means to Be Sexy, Reveals Her Workout Secrets

Shakira is on the cover of Women's Health magazine's April issue, in which she defines what being sexy really means and reveals her workout secrets to maintaining her flawless body.
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F#ck Cancer!: Initiative to Use Young People and Social Media to Stomp Out Cancer

F#ck Cancer! is an ambitious campaign, and declaration, which hopes to put an end to cancer by inviting more people to join the fight. The movement was created with the intention of involving young people, and encouraging them to act against cancer, particularly breast cancer.

Amendment Keeps the Doors to Nearly 40 Abortion Clinics Open

A federal judge amended a Texas abortion ruling, interrupting the closure of nearly 40 abortion clinics in the state.
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