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Support Fordham U. Students Demanding Access to Contraception!

Send a letter to Fordham University President Joseph M. McShane

This Fall, a group of anonymous students at Fordham University in the Bronx, N.Y., have been taking action against the school's unsafe policies banning the distribution and prescription of contraceptives on campus.

Fordham’s policy denies students access to contraceptives on campus, including the prescription of birth control from the health center and the distribution of condoms. Medical personnel are prohibited from even giving advice on such matters. The Fordham administration defends these restrictions on religious grounds, though many students attend the university for its academic programs and not its religious affiliations. [Read more]

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Support Fordham U. Students Demanding Access to Contraception!

Students are fighting a policy that denies distribution to any form of contraceptives on campus, including the prescription of birth control from the health center and the distribution of condoms.
 

Take Action for Women’s Equality Day

On Women’s Equality Day, join WORD taking action across the country demanding Full Reproductive Rights Now! Join speak-outs, rallies, outreach, forums and more in cities across the country between August 23- 29.
 

WORD stands with the people of Palestine

WORD stands in full solidarity with the Palestinian people. We stand with the Palestinian people as they resist an apartheid, colonial state whose leaders unabashedly target mothers and children for massacre. The war on Palestine is another war on women, and no woman will be free until this racist and national oppression ends.

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