Low-Income Health Hazards for API Women: poverty, unintended pregnancies, and poor working conditions place low-income API women in unique health dangers.

Published: Friday, December 10th, 2010

Written by our NAPAWF sister, Liezl Tomas-Rebugio, from Seattle!

Socioeconomic status plays a crucial role in determining the health outcomes of individuals and communities. For poor communities, the outlook is not bright. In particular, low-income Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) women face unique challenges in their reproductive lives. When women are unable to access appropriate health care for themselves, it not only impacts them, but it also has detrimental effects on their families…<<read more>>

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