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What Serena Williams’ Pregnancy Means for Women

What Serena Williams’ Pregnancy Means for Women

By Helen Xie, Contributing Writer

September 25, 2017


Filed under Sports

Serena Williams demonstrates that pregnancy does not detract from athletic aspiration or performance.

NYU Law Highlights Issues with Being Pregnant in Jail

NYU Law Highlights Issues with Being Pregnant in Jail

By Kate Howard, Contributing Writer

March 31, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Many women who are incarcerated are pregnant and are often mistreated while in prison, and the event held by NYU Law Students for Reproductive Justice on Wednesday hoped to shed light on the severity of this mistreatment. Miyhosi Benton, a formerly incarcerated woman, and Gail Smith, director of the...

IUD’s Are the Ticket to Sexual Liberation for Women

By Paris Martineau, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Even if a pediatrician does refer the patient to a trained gynecologist, many teenagers are too frightened by the possibility of a birth control-related statement being found on their parents’ health insurance bill to follow through with the process.

Carr Center hosts first conference

Carr Center hosts first conference

April 2, 2014


Filed under News

The NYU School of Law held its first conference for the Carr Center for Reproductive Justice on Tuesday, opening with a keynote from law professor Carol Gilligan. Gilligan, who was named one of America’s Most Influential People in 1996 and held Harvard University’s first ever chair in Gender Studies...

Panelists discuss crisis pregnancy centers, Planned Parenthood

Panelists discuss crisis pregnancy centers, Planned Parenthood

By Kavish Harjai, Staff Writer

November 6, 2013


Filed under News

For the NYU Law Students for Reproductive Justice’s first event of this school year, a panel of experts discussed crisis pregnancy centers and screened a new HBO documentary, “12th and Delaware.” The panel, which took place Nov. 5 at Vanderbilt Hall, featured law and social work specialists...