She Speaks: African American and Latino Young Women on Reproductive Health and Rights
Over the past several years, we have experienced an assault on reproductive rights like no other. Different life experiences driven by the dynamics of race and class have created a historic juxtaposition between the meaning of reporductive freedom for white women and women of color. In order to reframe and redefine the issue of reporoductive rights to build a movement that is more proactive, savvy and strong, we must genuinely address this history. Driven by these values and a mission to grow a new generation of diverse young women leaders, the Pro-Choice Public Education Project (PEP) created a research project aimed at filling the void of young women of color voices within the reproductive rights movement. This research is PEP first attempt to capture the unique and essential reproductive rights perspectives of Latino and African-American women. Click here to download full article
MicrobicidesA promising HIV prevention option for African American women
Microbicide research depends on government support and investment. Right now, only about 2 cents out of every dollar spent on AIDS research goes into developing safe, effective microbicides for women to use. We have to demand more! Visit www.global-campaign.org for more information. [link to .pdf document: 402kb]
Women In PerilA New York State AIDS Advisory Council Report on Women and HIV: Key Findings read more...
AAC Women and HIV ReportAn Overview of the NYS AIDS Advisory Council’s Report on Women and HIV and AIDS
Presented by Dr. Megan McLaughlin and Ms. Tracie Gardner, Co-Chairs, NYS AAC Workgroup on Women and HIV, September 14, 2005.
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It‘s Your (Sex) LifeYour Guide to Safe & Responsible Sex
Content provided by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation as part of an ongoing public education partnership with MTV. think.mtv.com
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Getting RealBlack Women Taking Charge in the Fight Against Aids
A publication of the Black Aids Institute, Los Angeles, CA, 2005. www.blackaids.org
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