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Posted on: Sep 6, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Reproductive coercion involves a complex interplay of violence, mental abuse, pregnancy and sexual assault -- fortunately, simple front-line intervention can make a difference.

Posted on: May 31, 2010, Source: AlterNet

These groups appear to be helpful to many women. But are they ministering to -- or even perpetuating -- sexual problems the Christian church has created?

Posted on: May 28, 2010, Source: The Nation

In a study of young women clients at reproductive health clinics, 15 percent say they've experienced birth-control sabotage; 53 percent say they've been subjected to violence.

Posted on: Mar 10, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Super-sexualized 'prosti-tot' culture posits hotness -- as opposed to, say, math -- as a girl's highest attainable goal.

Posted on: Jun 25, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Intimate partner violence doesn't always show up in police photos as swollen bruises. Instead, the evidence might be the victim's pregnant belly.