Scholars of ARTEMIS will have an impact on improving the health and well-being of globally underserved populations with a specific focus on women and newborn health.
This one-day mini-conference will convene a group of interdisciplinary scholars who study historical and contemporary patterns of sterilization and are concerned about social and reproductive justice.
Professor Alexandra Stern's research on forced sterilization was featured recently in The Atlantic. Professor Stern directs our Reproductive Justice Faculty Program.
California should consider offering reparations to more than 800 survivors of the state's 20,000 forced sterilizations that took place between 1919 and 1952, say University of Michigan researchers.
Presentation of stories and artwork from the Providers Share Workshop, a facilitated, multi-session workshop where teams of abortion care workers can reflect upon the unique rewards and burdens of their work.
Sponsored by AwakenMichigan Reproductive and Sexual Justice Project.
Panelists discuss common mistakes, how to avoid them, and best practices, followed by discussion.
Alexandra Minna Stern, professor of American culture, women's studies, history, and obstetrics and gynecology, and co-director of IRWG's faculty program in Reproductive Justice wrote an article for The Conversation, which was later picked up by Newsweek, raising the question of whether the Zika virus will prompt Latin America to rethink abortion and birth control.
Documentary Screening and Q&A with Filmmaker Renee Tajima-Peña. No Más Bebés tells the story of a little-known but landmark event in reproductive justice, when a small group of Mexican immigrant women sued county doctors, the state, and the U.S. government after they were sterilized while giving birth at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center during the late 1960s and early 1970s.