Stories by Jennifer Block

Jennifer Block writes frequently about women and health. Her work has appeared in many publications, including Newsweek and the Daily Beast,ELLE, the Village Voice, Babble, Plenty, and Ms., where she was an editor. She is the author of Pushed: The Painful Truth About Childbirth and Modern Matternity Care (2007). subscribe to Jennifer Block's feed

Posted on: Jan 22, 2013, Source: AlterNet

40 years after Roe v. Wade, we've failed to protect pregnant women's rights.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2010, Source: Comment Is Free

U.S. women are tired of seeing their rights being ignored or abused under America's lopsided healthcare system.

Posted on: Feb 16, 2004, Source: Village Voice

The morning-after pill, still only available by prescription despite 20 years of scientific data in its favor, gets some subversive distribution by a group of determined activists.

Posted on: Apr 28, 2003, Source: Conscience

Using censorship, disinformation and gag rules, the Bush administration is supplanting public health science with politics and ideology.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2003, Source: Village Voice

It's been 30 years since the courts made abortion a right. We've come a long way, sort of...