Despite making up only 12 percent of the population, Black women represent 60 percent of all HIV infections in women in the United States. In fact, the rate of H.I.V. infection is 20 times higher among Black women compared to White women, making up 57
People in the southern U.S. are overrepresented in the total population of people living with HIV, a phenomena that may be due to a number of cultural reasons.
Even though the #MeToo movement has gained considerable traction and support since its inception, coming forward takes an incredible amount of courage due to institutional and environmental factors in areas such as entertainment, the workplace, and higher education. While starting and perpetuating conversations is an excellent way to get started, it’s only the beginning of the solution.
Crisis pregnancy centers provide pregnant women with free prenatal care. Their goal? To steer pregnant women away from abortion.
Menstruation is a natural process, but it’s also highly stigmatized in other countries. How can current efforts reduce the stigma many women face around the world?
Vending machines have traditionally offered candies and snacks to passersby. Now, college campuses are embracing vending machines that offer access to emergency contraceptives.
UC Berkeley students from Students United for Reproductive Justice, or SURJ, are working to make medication abortion accessible to college students across California.
Improvements in treatment have allowed HIV-positive individuals to live longer, healthier lives. However, many still suffer from the negative stigma surrounding HIV.
Disparities in health education continue to be prevalent. This organization is trying to fix that.
Title IX is under threat from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. What is Title IX, and how does Title IX currently operate on our campus?