For generations, women in Quebec's north were forced to leave their home for weeks at a time to give birth in the south or in Moose Factory, in northern Ontario.

In Salluit, that changed in 2004 when a maternity run by midwives was set up in a rural hospital there.

Inuit midwives keep pregnant women closer to home and family

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Donald Trump and his allies in Congress thought it would be easy to repeal the Affordable Care Act. But they didn’t count on the enormous outpouring of voices like yours. Onwards!
Just 1 in 50 women in need in the US has reasonable access to birth control.

7 Stats That Show Why We Need More Public Clinics For Women

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Happy birthday, Gloria Steinem! May you grow more radical with age.
The problem with the failed American Health Care Act, in one photo.

This is a photo of lawmakers discussing taking away maternity coverage

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Our job is to make sure a woman's deeply personal decision is never at the mercy of lawmakers like this.

Oklahoma lawmaker defends anti-abortion bill, says rape and incest are ‘will of God’

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Circumstances under which a woman in El Salvador is allowed to end a pregnancy: None.

Support building for landmark move to overturn El Salvador's anti-abortion law

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So he's saying only married women should be able to get affordable maternity care?

White House says maternity care won’t be more expensive for women —if they’re on a family plan

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After three days of hearings, we still don’t have a straight answer as to whether or not Neil Gorsuch would uphold women’s fundamental constitutional rights.

What I would tell Gorsuch about my abortion

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Have you called your House representatives yet to say NO ACA REPEAL? [ Bit.ly Link ] We can do this!

Trumpcare would force insurers to stop offering abortion coverage on their marketplace plans

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Eighty percent of voters believe that a woman should be able to have sex for pleasure without worrying about pregnancy.

Poll: 80% say women should be able to have sex for pleasure, not pregnancy

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The bill allows doctors to withhold the truth and impose their personal religious beliefs on their patients.

Texas Senate Passes Bill Allowing OBs To Keep Info From Pregnant Women

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As Maya Angelou said: When someone tells you who they are, believe them.
"Wow, Plan B! You're like the Deion Sanders of preventing pregnancy!" Well done, Lady Parts Justice.

Catchy 'Schoolhouse Rock' Parody Reminds Us That Plan B Is 'Just A Pill'

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“Denying someone their legitimate, rightful access to a service, as a health worker, is equally as murderous as killing someone.”

The Global Gag Rule: America’s Deadly Export

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Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch said women "manipulate" maternity leave, according to former students.

Former Law Student: Gorsuch Told Class Women 'Manipulate' Maternal Leave

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Women will never truly be free if they cannot afford proper health care.

Trump Plan To Eliminate Universal Maternity Coverage Would Put A High Price On Being A Woman

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The risks are very low. The health and societal benefits are high.

Over-The-Counter Birth Control Pills Could Have Huge Benefits For Teens, Experts Say

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