The Third Wave Foundation launched the first annual National Week of Action for Reproductive Justice on Wednesday. The Third Wave Foundation with the Reproductive Justice Network will be holding events all over the country throughout the week to reach out to the public about reproductive justice.
The Reproductive Justice Network has posted a video on Youtube titled "What is Reproductive Justice?" Organizations like Colorado Organization for Latina Opportunity and Reproductive Rights (COLOR), New Voices Pittsburgh, Miami International Latinas Organizing for Leadership and Adocacy (MI-LOLA), Students Active for Ending Rape (SAFER), Sistas on the Rise, and the Young Women’s Empowerment Project are hosting activities in cities across the US. A list of events is available at the Third Wave Foundation blog.
3/7/2014 Study Finds Continuing Gender Gap in Medical Research - Although 20 years have passed since the government instituted legislation requiring adequate female representation in medical studies, a recent study finds that a significant sex and gender gap still persists in medical research.
"Sex-Specific Medical Research: Why Women's Health Can't Wait" by researchers at the Connors Center for Women's Health and Gender Biology at Brigham and Women's Hospital and the Jacobs Institute at George Washington University Hospital finds that scientists still fail to account for differences between males and females. . . .