Weekly News Round-Up, 10/18
Blog for Choice on the decline in the number of abortion providers in Massachusetts.
Earlier this month, Guttmacher released a report on the costs of unsafe abortion in the developing world.
The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health has a call for women of color activists to participate in a conversation (via conference call) on Tuesday Oct 20 with the White House to discuss why health reform is so important for women of color. RSVP needed by Monday the 19th.
Isis at ScienceBlogs posted about some difficulties of finding tampons in Brooklyn, and – delightfully – every other comment on the post is essentially “get a reusable cup!” I love reusable cups.
The Think Before You Pink campaign, a project of Breast Cancer Action, is calling for more transparency and accountability from companies who use pink/breast cancer campaigns to push products, from clarity on the amount of money contributed from purchases to criticism of companies with “pink” campaigns whose products may actually contribute to the development of cancer.
There are a bunch of good posts linked from the latest installment of the Carnival Against Sexual Violence.