• women's reproductive
  • 2 A second national effort aimed at gaining federal recognition of CPMs was spearheaded in 2009 by the Midwives and Mothers in Action (MAMA) Cam- paign, a collaborative effort by several professional organizations for midwives and "consumer" groups supporting midwives.3 Both of these campaigns have 2 Introduction drawn nationwide public attention to the recent efforts aimed at expanding women's reproductive rights to include access to midwifery care. (xlibx.info)
  • sexual
  • 09.27.10 - In September, the Center submitted a shadow letter to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) on the situation of sexual and reproductive rights in Uganda. (reproductiverights.org)
  • In regards to reproductive rights, it indicates that these rights are based on the recognition of the basic right of all couples and individuals to decide freely and responsibly the number of their children, their birth spacing, and to have both access to information about how to do so, as well as the means to do so, and the right to reach the highest level of sexual and reproductive health. (wordpress.com)
  • pregnancy
  • After her lawyers exhausted all options, Aurora filed an "amparo" (protection request) before Costa Rica's Supreme Court on December 17, 2012 asking that she be granted an early delivery as the progression of the pregnancy was aggravating her already deteriorated mental health. (reproductiverights.org)
  • legal
  • Since 1992, the Center's innovative legal work has fundamentally transformed the landscape of reproductive health and rights worldwide, and has already strengthened laws and policies in more than 50 countries. (reproductiverights.org)
  • Legislative maneuverings are nothing new, but the Virginia General Assembly, with some last minute shenanigans during this past session, may have just maneuvered itself into reproductive rights morass with very real legal implications. (wordpress.com)
  • That will depend on the regulations produced by the Board of Health, but clinics in the state that currently provide safe and legal first-trimester abortions will have to meet at least some of the facilities requirements now imposed on the various types of hospitals classified under state law, possibly the requirements now mandated for outpatient surgical centers. (wordpress.com)
  • disaster
  • On February 24, 2011, the House of Delegates passed SB 924, a bill that requires the Board of Health to issue regulations related to infection prevention and disaster preparedness for hospitals, nursing homes and certified nursing facilities. (wordpress.com)
  • access
  • Overnight, Senate Republicans introduced an updated version of the bill that includes a new provision to allow plans not to cover contraception, doubling down on changes that would rob millions of Americans of their health care and imperil women's access to affordable care. (reproductiverights.org)
  • This intensified "push" is the continuation of growing support for access to midwives across the nation since the 1970s that has paralleled (but in some cases been at odds with) the broader reproductive rights movement. (xlibx.info)
  • If I were a man I would be fighting for my reproductive rights for the creation of and access to more then just vasectomies. (wordpress.com)
  • issue
  • Recent scholarly and popular books have described midwifery as "a global feminist issue"4 and have positioned the right to birth where and with whom one chooses as a "basic reproductive right. (xlibx.info)
  • take
  • After the emergency regulations expire, the Board will follow the normal process for creating health regulations, which can take anywhere from 18 months to over two years. (wordpress.com)
  • Court
  • Without a doubt, the sentence of the Inter-American Court represents the end of an era for reproductive rights, because it clarifies once and for all a series of concepts that will be immensely valuable in the promotion and defense of these rights in Latin America and the Caribbean. (wordpress.com)
  • The court took 36 days to resolve her request-in the meantime she had an emergency caesarian on December 30, a stillborn-and in its judgment the court agreed with the hospital, claiming that when she filed the request there was no threat to her health. (reproductiverights.org)
  • individuals
  • For as much power as politicians have in taking away reproductive rights, individuals have just as much impact and agency in taking steps to protect their health and the health of those around them. (care2.com)
  • comment
  • During the normal course of creating health regulations, there is a greater opportunity for public comment and provisions in place that can force the process to begin again if substantial objections are raised. (wordpress.com)