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Stories by Laura Tillman
Desperate U.S. Women Forced to Go to Mexico to Take Care of Unwanted Pregnancies
Posted on: Aug 29, 2010, Source: The Nation
Women across the country continue to seek out alternatives to clinics that are embattled, increasingly costly and geographically inaccessible.
For Love and/or Money: When Business and Activism Join Hands
Posted on: Aug 20, 2010, Source: Women's Media Center
Social-entrepreneurial partnerships can be win-win situations, but nonprofits and celebrities have to choose their collaborators carefully.
Boomers Take Up the Plow and Open Small Farms
Posted on: Aug 5, 2010, Source: Daily Yonder
Baby boomers are leaving regular jobs and opening small farms. It's not only a new way of life, some are making a little money, too.
How Police Can Protect Immigrant Women
Posted on: May 4, 2010, Source: Women's Media Center
As the Arizona governor tries to push back criticism of the new immigration law, other Southwest communities concentrate on fighting actual criminal behavior.
America's Immigration Gulags Overflowing With Mentally Ill Prisoners
Posted on: Feb 19, 2009, Source: The Brownsville Herald
The number of mentally and developmentally disabled detainees in federal immigration detention centers has surged during the past year.
School for Teen Mothers Sheds Light on Young Women's Pregnancy Choices
Posted on: Mar 31, 2008, Source: The Brownsville Herald
Teen mothers still drop out of school at alarming rates. One school tries to fight the trend.
Teen Parents Illustrate the Need for Better Sex Ed
Posted on: Mar 28, 2008, Source: The Brownsville Herald
Teenagers are still being kept in the dark about their sexual health, with life-altering consequences.
Southern Border Brings Easy Access to Abortion-Inducing Drug
Posted on: Mar 25, 2008, Source: The Brownsville Herald
Women in anti-choice states like Texas are turning to off-label drug use to induce abortions.
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