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‘Black Mirror’ Obscures Women’s Health Care

‘Black Mirror’ Obscures Women’s Health Care

By Paola Nagovitch, Deputy Opinion Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Even though it is a fictional show, the producers of "Black Mirror" should be conscious of the implications of this conflation during a political period where women’s healthcare is constantly under attack.

The Failure of the American Feminist

The Failure of the American Feminist

By Kate Holland, Contributing Writer

February 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Intersectional feminism highlights our duty as feminists to offer our voices to victims of oppressive societies and archaic healthcare resources.

Good Riddance to Intrusive Birth Control Prescriptions

Good Riddance to Intrusive Birth Control Prescriptions

By Paris Martineau, Staff Writer

April 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Protection from an unwanted pregnancy through safe sex cannot continue to be demonized strictly on moral principles. The health of those at risk and the lives of the children they will unwillingly bring into the world need to come first.

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...

A Look at the NYU Students Sending Thank You Letters to Abortion Clinics

A Look at the NYU Students Sending Thank You Letters to Abortion Clinics

By Brooke Jensen, Contributing Writer

March 29, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU Students for Sexual Respect and others came together to write thank-you letters to abortion providers in the NYC Metro area.

Battle Over Abortion Reignites in the Supreme Court

Battle Over Abortion Reignites in the Supreme Court

By Annie Cohen, Staff Writer

February 29, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The sole purpose of abortion practice standard laws and other iterations of them all over the country is to restrict women’s access to abortions by shutting down abortion clinics that fail to meet ridiculous, arbitrary standards.

Zika Virus Does Not Justify Rights Infringement

Zika Virus Does Not Justify Rights Infringement

By Connor Borden, Contributing Writer

February 8, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The presence of the Zika Virus has led to some governments taking action that infringes on the rights of women to be sexually active.

Women need more than Cruz’s condoms

Women need more than Cruz’s condoms

By Elizabeth Moore, Deputy Opinion Editor

December 3, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The war on women is frighteningly real, and just because one Republican’s privilege and ignorance blinds him to it doesn’t mean that it doesn’t exist, or that he himself hasn’t played an active role in waging it.

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...