Abortion

Jul 22

Maureen’s Story

Growing up in a family of physicians and eventually becoming a Nurse Practitioner, health care has been both a personal and professional interest for me. I was raised in a strict Catholic family where the topic of sex was rarely discussed. At school, sex education was not a part of the health curriculum. Talking about…

Jul 16

We’re Hiring!

We’re growing! The Reproductive Health Access Project (RHAP) is seeking a full-time Communications Manager and a part-time Fall Development Intern to join our team. Supporting the work of a small but busy organization, these positions will play a key role in ensuring that RHAP meets its short and long-term strategic goals. Through our national organizing…

Jun 25

Spotlight on a Donor

Dr. Nishant Shah is a family medicine and public health physician. He has worked in full-spectrum primary care, obstetrics, and abortion care for many years, as well as in behavioral health and addiction medicine. He is also a consultant supporting family planning programs and a trainer for the UCSF Bixby Beyond the Pill program. Dr.…

Jun 18

#StopTheBans

It has been a tumultuous few weeks for reproductive rights. Nine states – Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, and Utah – now have anti-abortion laws that criminalize clinicians and patients. Several more states have similar bans that are likely to pass in the coming weeks. These cruel and unconstitutional laws are the…

Jun 04

Papaya Workshops for Everyone!

We host “Papaya Workshops” all the time. Usually, the workshops are for clinicians, students, or allies, but we thought it would be great to offer our donors a chance to experience a papaya workshop. Not only would they learn more about abortion care, but they’d see our approach to teaching and patient-centered counseling in action.…

May 22

Help Us Ramp Up Medication Abortion Training

As access to abortion training is limited in primary care, we are taking action by rolling out free continuing education medication abortion workshops around the country. Just last month, one of our RHAP fellows led a workshop for a group of New York-based physicians, nurse practitioners, and midwives on the fundamentals of counseling and managing…

May 20

#StopTheBans

Last week was tough. Alabama, Georgia, and Missouri passed legislation effectively banning abortion in their states. Eight states–Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, and Utah–now have anti-abortion laws that criminalize clinicians and patients. Several more states, including Louisiana, have similar bans that are likely to pass in the coming weeks. These cruel and unconstitutional…