Abortion Legislation Committee | NZ Parliament
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Abortion Legislation Committee | NZ Parliament

My name is Ruth Dyson. I’m the member of Parliament for Port Hills. Earlier this month, the Hon Andrew Little, Minister of Justice, introduced legislation to Parliament, and Parliament established a new and special select committee to consider this legislation. The bill is about reforming our abortion law. It’s about decriminalising abortion. It’s about moving […]

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Abortion Battles in Mexico and Beyond: Sexual & Reproductive Health & Rights in Challenging Contexts
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Abortion Battles in Mexico and Beyond: Sexual & Reproductive Health & Rights in Challenging Contexts

CRISTINA ALONSO: Jocelyn Viterna is a professor of sociology and co-director of the transnational studies initiative at Harvard University. Her research examines how social mobilization affects gender norms, gender practices and states in welfare and institutions and in communities. Currently, Viterna is developing two new research projects. The first investigates the effects of revolution on […]

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When Abortion Became Legal | Roe v. Wade
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When Abortion Became Legal | Roe v. Wade

Mr. Beat presents Supreme Court Briefs Dallas, Texas, 1969 A young woman named Norma McCorvey was single, pregnant, and scared about her future She wanted an abortion, but in Texas abortions were illegal except in cases in which the mother’s life was in danger McCorvey had planned on having one anyway at an illegal clinic. […]

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HHS Office for Civil Rights:  Here to Serve You
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HHS Office for Civil Rights: Here to Serve You

Hello, my name is Roger Severino and I am the Director of the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. My office is charged with enforcing three types of federal civil rights laws: Laws protecting the privacy and security of health information such as HIPAA; Laws prohibiting discrimination in […]

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