reproductive justice

Investigation, Compensation for Victims of Recent Sterilization Programs

In North Carolina and California, victims of coerced and forced sterilization are demanding compensation. In the early 20th century, both states passed eugenics-based sterilization laws that explicitly aimed to prevent people with mental or physical disabilities from having children. In practice, … Continued


Cross-Post: North Carolina Confronts the Ugly Past of Its Eugenics Law

A must-read article published on Colorines by Asraa Mustufa: A North Carolina state task force is holding a public listening session later this month for victims of the state’s now defunct eugenics law to come forward and share their stories. … Continued


Cross-post: Eleven women were found murdered in the desert in Albuquerque

From the Asian Communities for Reproductive Justice Blog (ACRJ). Published on Wednesday, February 2, 2011. By Adriann Barboa Two years ago today, in a story that shook me to my core, a woman walking her dog found a femur in … Continued


Audio Blog: All sides of abortion debate fail to address needs of women

Press play below to listen: In this edition of Imagine2050′s audio blog we take a look at reproductive justice.  The debate about abortion has effectively masked the utter lack of accessible and quality health care for all women, but especially … Continued