"The Greatest Silence: Rape in the Congo" makes its premiere tonight on HBO at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The documentary investigates the systematic rape … More
Monthly Archives: April 2008
The current issue of The Lancet includes a report on the World Health Organization's multinational investigations of intimate partner violence affecting women ages … More
Double Dose: Judy Norsigian on OBOS Book Tour; Global Health Summit; Being a Single Mother in China; Health Database Ignores Key Word: “Abortion”; and More ….
Last-Minute Reminder: Judy Norsigian, executive director of Our Bodies Ourselves, will be at Women & Children First bookstore in Chicago Sunday, April 6, … More
Following Wednesday's revelation that the USAID-funded POPLINE reproductive health database had deliberately blocked users from performing a simple search on "abortion" because, "As … More
Why is a Government-Funded Reproductive Health Database Blocking Users from Searching for Abortion Articles?
Cross-posted at Women's Health News Yesterday through medical librarian channels, I got word that entering "abortion" as a search term in the POPLINE … More
Much has been written about the alarming increase in the percentage of births delivered via cesarean section. Our Bodies Ourselves has just posted … More
A recent study in the Journal of Adolescent Health reports on a survey of about 1700 teens (ages 15-19) who completed the National … More
Stories on Teenage Relationship Violence and Sexual Assaults on Reservations Honored by Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma
A Cleveland Plain Dealer series on teen dating violence, told through the story of a high school student raped and shot by her … More