What is the “Global Gag Rule”?

What is the “Global Gag Rule”?

By Literary Women in Action One of President Trump’s very first actions as President was to re-instate The Global Gag Rule. What is the Global Gag Rule, what is its history, and what does it mean for women worldwide? What is the Global Gag Rule? Broadly, the Global...
Birth Control 101

Birth Control 101

By Literary Women in Action Image from Bedsider It may be hard to imagine but there was a time when women in this country could be arrested for using birth control. Having access to affordable, safe birth control is a right that was hard won for women and is...
Reproductive Rights in Texas: A History

Reproductive Rights in Texas: A History

Image from #HereforJaneTX  By Literary Women in Action When you first start trying to get an abortion in Texas, it can seem like all the cards are stacked against you. First, there are so few clinics that it can take a week or longer to get an ultrasound appointment....