The intersection of climate change, women’s health and safety, and current federal and state restrictions on reproductive rights is a perfect storm that will put the lives and well-being of women, disproportionately women of color, at risk.
- Meet Three Innovators Shifting the Maternal Health Narrative
- Ain’t I an Abortion Storyteller?
- The Threat That Climate Change Poses to Women’s Health Is Real
- Black Maternal Health Week Shines Spotlight on Black-Led Solutions
- State Legislators Are Finally Doing Something About the Black Maternal Health Crisis
- Mothers Who Make Liberation: New Book Explores Black Parenting as Political Practice
Each experiments with telling maternal health stories in her own way, and at least two want to shift the Black maternal health crisis narrative to emphasize Black life, community self-help, and #BlackJoy.
Dani McClain's We Live for the We: The Political Power of Black Motherhood is both memoir and a collective parenting primer based on Black women's stories and experiences.
State lawmakers have introduced more than 80 bills this session to address the disparity in Black maternal and infant mortality rates.
Our research says that many Black women have experienced disrespectful pregnancy care, and providers are overwhelmed. It's a perfect storm where bias can flourish.
If anti-abortion lawmakers truly care about women’s health or have any desire to protect children and families, there are plenty of ways they could show their support.