Maternal mortality has been one of the world's most intractable human rights problems because of the low status of women, but recent efforts have shown that it can be significantly reduced.
Has Canada's anti-choice movement been gaining the upper hand in the last few years? It might seem that way sometimes. But there's another way to look at it, taking into account pro-choice victories.
The use of fetus porn is a sign of desperation. These pictures have been in widespread use for 20 years now, with zero evidence they have caused any shift in public opinion towards anti-choice views.
In the media avalanche following Dr. Henry Morgentaler's death on May 29, two radically different views of the man quickly emerged.
Judy Rebick: Morgentaler & reproductive rights. Karl Nerenberg: Senate expenses. Catherine Taylor: School homophobia/transphobia
David P. Ball
Author and rabble.ca co-founder Judy Rebick spoke with the Media Mornings show about how she remembers the late Dr. Henry Morgentaler, and his reproductive rights legacy today.
Many prominent Canadian individuals and organizations paid tribute to Morgentaler, a pioneering medical professional who took great personal risks to support women's right to abortion.
Angela Robertson speaking at an event to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision that repealed Canada's abortion law.
Michele Landsberg speaks at an event to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision that repealed Canada's abortion laws.
Judy Rebick spoke last week at an event to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision that repealed Canada's abortion law.