Ana Grahovac is a graduate student at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. She researches the relationship between anti-abortion legislation and its effect on the geographic availability of abortion providers in the US. She is interested in investigating how legislation regarding women’s health care is affecting women’s daily lives through the spaces that they live and work in. Ana is working towards her master’s degree in health geography, with a focus on access to women’s reproductive services. She also holds an undergraduate degree in international studies and French from DePaul University.
Today marks the 41st anniversary of the adoption of the Helms Amendment—a harmful policy that has been enforced as a total ban on U.S. funding for abortion overseas, even in cases of rape, incest, and life endangerment. As this video … Continue Reading →
Today, Michelle Obama joins other First Ladies in Tanzania for a summit focusing on women’s education, health and economic empowerment. It’s a gathering of powerful women in a place where too many young women still lack the power to determine the course … Continue Reading →
With the recent Supreme Court decision allowing Hobby Lobby to refuse to cover contraceptives, and state legislators all over the country slowly stripping away access to abortion rights, women in this country seem to be entering a new, dangerous era. … Continue Reading →