NAPAWF RELEASES NEW REPORT

Turning the Page on U.S. Immigration Policy: Immigration and Asian American Women and Families

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Recent Updates

04.17.2015 We honor and celebrate our sister Cathy Han Montoya.

The National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF) staff, board members and activists offer our deepest sympathy to the family, friends and allies of Cathy Montoya, NAPAWF Atlanta co-founder and chapter leader. Cathy was a shining light, a dedicated leader and activist committed to our community and immigrant rights, racial justice, reproductive justice and queer […]

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04.14.2015 KPFA Women's Magazine Interview with Shivana Jorawar

Targeting Asian Women – Exploiting Asian women to criminalize all women. Preeti Shekar talks with Shivana Jorawar, NAPAWF’s Reproductive Justice Program Director, about the strange case of Purvi Patel.  The 33-year-old Patel was sentenced to more than 20 years in prison for “feticide” and “neglect of a dependent” after seeking medical care for a miscarriage. Click here […]

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04.07.2015 Miscarriage of Justice: Asian-American Women Targeted And All Women Threatened By Feticide Laws Like Indiana's

Written by Shivana Jorawar, Reproductive Justice Program Director, NAPAWF Also posted on The American Prospect  Purvi Patel’s pregnancy ended with a medical emergency—and a 20-year prison sentence.  Like many women, Purvi Patel, a 33-year-old woman living in South Bend, Indiana, had an unplanned pregnancy. But unlike most women’s experiences, her unplanned pregnancy and subsequent stillbirth […]

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