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Media Hits

  • May 23, 2016, MSNBC“Appeal for Indiana woman convicted for having an abortion”
  • May 20, 2016, The Bergen Dispatch“Sen. Booker Introduces Legislation to Protect Women’s Access to Birth Control”
  • May 3, 2016, SCTimes“SCSU data addresses sex assault and women’s health”
  • May 2, 2016, The American Bazaar“Purvi Patel’s ‘feticide’ case has huge implications for reproductive rights of women in the US”
  • April 21, 2016, Rewire“Breaking: Congressional Testimony: Anti-Choice Measure Would Turn People of Color Into ‘Suspects in the Exam Room’”
  • April 20, 2016, Women’s E-News“Here’s Why that Race-Sex Abortion Ban Bill is So Discriminatory”
  • April 15, 2016, Women’s Health Policy Report, “PRENDA ‘undermines constitutional rights’ of black, Asian American women, op-ed states”
  • April 15, 2016, NBC News, “House Reps. Speak Out Against PRENDA, Say Abortion Bill Based on Racial Stereotypes”
  • April 15, 2016, Raw Story, “House Republicans push ‘nightmare’ abortion bill based on anti-Asian stereotypes”
  • April 14, 2016, Slate“House Hears Arguments on Anti-Abortion Bill with Racist Overtones”
  • April 14, 2016, Think Progress“GOP Representatives Push Abortion Bill Based On Asian Stereotypes”
  • April 14, 2016, Bustle“This Sex-Selective, Race-Specific Abortion Ban Is Actually Being Discussed By Congress Right Now”
  • April 13, 2016, Washington Times, “Women’s rights activists say Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act ‘a wolf in sheep’s clothing'”
  • April 13, 2016, Huffington Post“Purvi Patel’s Case Casts a Long Shadow One Year Later”
  • April 7, 2016, eNews Park Forest“‘Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing’: Rights Groups Sue Indiana Over Abortion Law”
  • March 29, 2016, White House, “What They’re Saying – AAPI Community”
  • March 25, 2016, Media Matters, “69 Leading Civil Rights, Advocacy, And Faith Organizations Call Out Hateful Rhetoric In Wake Of Belgium, Turkey Tragedies”
  • March 25, 2016, Broadly, “Insulting New Abortion Law Forces Women to Pay for Fetus Funerals”
  • March 25, 2016, Indy Star, “Reaction to Indiana’s new abortion restrictions”
  • March 24, 2016, Muslim Advocates, “Nearly 70 Leading Civil Rights, Advocacy, and Faith Organizations Call Out Hateful Rhetoric In Wake of Belgium and Turkey Tragedies”
  • March 23, 2016, truth-out.org, “Indiana’s Anti-Abortion Bill: A Blueprint for Attacks on Rights Nationwide”
  • March 22, 2016, Medium“On AAPI representation, understanding the wealth gap, and how the model minority hurts us”
  • March 22, 2016, NBC News“SCOTUS Ruling on Texas Abortion Case Means Impact on Asian-American Women”
  • March 9, 2016, Colorlines, “New Website Helps Undocumented Immigrant Women Exercise Their Rights”
  • March 8, 2016, NBC News, “Immigration Rights Website Geared Toward Undocumented Women Launches”
  • March 4, 2016, Planned Parenthood Action“5 Unforgettable Moments of this Week’s Abortion Access Rally at the Supreme Court”
  • March 2, 2016, Cronkite News: Arizona PBS, “Arizonans join thousands rallying at Supreme Court for abortion case”
  • March 2, 2016, Teen Vogue, “Today’s Supreme Court Case Could Have a Major Impact on a Woman’s Right to Choose”
  • March 1, 2016, NBC News, “#31Days of Feminism: Fierce Feminists Fighting for Equality Everyday”
  • February 22, 2016, The City Sentinel, “Annual Take Root Conference gathers reproductive justice activists in red states” 
  • February 22, 2016, LGBT Weekly, “LGBTQ Task Force joins Amicus Brief in support of birth control coverage in the Affordable Care Act”
  • February 8, 2016, Asian American Press, “Gail Chang Bohr receives Minnesota MLK Distinguished Service Award”
  • January 22, 2016, Ford Foundation, “43 years after Roe v. Wade, why we (still) need reproductive justice”
  • January 12, 2016, India.com, “State Reponds to Purvi Patel’s Appeal on 20-Year Sentence for Feticide and Neglect”
  • January 11, 2016, RH Reality Check“Advocates Call ICE Raids ‘Classic Reproductive Oppression’”
  • December 17, 2015, eNews Park Forest, “Court Dismisses Challenge to Racist Arizona Abortion Ban”
  • December 17, 2015, Northwest Asian Weekly, “AZ abortion law affects Asian Americans”
  • December 17, 2015, Ms. Magazine, “Activists Challenge Arizona Sex and Race-Selective Abortion Law”
  • December 16, 2015, RH Reality Check, “Court Rejects Challenge to Arizona GOP’s Race- and Sex-Selective Abortion Ban”
  • December 16, 2015, Phoenix New Times“Judge Throws Out ACLU’s Challenge to Arizona’s ‘Racist and Sexist’ Abortion Law”
  • December 16, 2015, Reappropriate, “Appeals Court Dismisses NAACP & NAPAWF Lawsuit Challenging Arizona’s Racist Anti-Abortion Ban”
  • December 16, 2015, 550 KFYI“Appeals Court Upholds AZ Abortion Law”
  • December 16, 2015, Sierra Vista Herald“Court rejects suit against Arizona race, sex abortion law”
  • December 16, 2015, Arizona Daily Star“Court rejects attempt to overturn abortion law”
  • December 15, 2015, Washington Times“Arizona abortion ‘sex-selection’ lawsuit dismissed”
  • December 15, 2015, 91.5 KJZZ, “Court Rejects Challenge to Arizona’s Race, Sex Abortion Ban”
  • December 15, 2015, Washington Examiner, “Court dismisses challenge to ban on abortions based on race, sex”
  • December 15, 2015, The Arizona Republic“Court rejects suit against Arizona race, sex abortion ban”
  • December 15, 2015, Live5News, “Court rejects suit against Arizona race, sex abortion ban”
  • December 10, 2015, Red Lake National News, “ACLU Challenges Arizona Abortion Law that Discriminates Against Black and Asian American Women”
  • December 10, 2015, eNews Park Forest, “ACLU Challenges Arizona Abortion Law that Discriminates Against Black and Asian American Women”
  • December 10, 2015, Tuscon Weekly, “ACLU to Federal Court: AZ Law Banning ‘Race & Sex Selection’ Abortions Stigmatizes Women of Color”
  • December 10, 2015, Phoenix New Times, “ACLU Challenges ‘Racist and Sexist’ Arizona Abortion Law”
  • December 10, 2015, AZ Central, “Montini: That way Arizona lawmakers disrespect black and Asian women”
  • December 9, 2015, AZ Central, “Arizona law banning abortion based on race, sex goes before court”
  • December 9, 2015, Huffington Post, “The NAACP Is Suing Arizona Over ‘Racist’ Anti-Abortion Law”
  • December 9, 2015, Think Progress, “Supposedly ‘Anti-Racist’ Law Relies On Stereotypes And Lies To Ban Abortion”
  • December 9, 2015, Yuma Sun, “Attorney: Abortion restriction unconstitutional”
  • December 9, 2015, RH Reality Check, “Court Challenge Continues Against Arizona GOP’s Race-Based Abortion Ban”
  • December 8, 2015, AsAmNews“Asian American Group to Challenge Arizona’s Sex Selection Abortion Ban”
  • December 7, 2015, NewsBusters, “The 8 Most Shocking Claims at Planned Parenthood’s D.C. ‘Day of Solidarity'”
  • December 1, 2015, NBC News, “On #GivingTuesday, AAPI Organizations Also Encourage #GiveAPA”
  • November 5, 2015, New York Times, “Asian American women’s reproductive rights are being targeted, says advocate”
  • October 22, 2015, Feministing, “Asian and Pacific Islander women won’t be silent on reproductive justice”
  • October 2, 2015, Public Radio International (PRI), “Purvi Patel’s legal team attacks evidence behind her controversial conviction for feticide, child neglect”
  • September 15, 2015, The Nation, “Shouting Back at Donald Trump”
  • September 4, 2015, Salon, “How the GOP primary became a race to channel America’s racist id”
  • August 9, 2015, Free District, “Lady Gaga Defends Geisha at AMA”
  • August 7, 2015, The Guardian, “Justice Department asks judge to leave migrant families in detention centers”
  • August 7, 2015, Think Progress, “The Obama Administration Doesn’t Want To Stop Detaining Migrant Moms And Kids”
  • August 7, 2015, Raw Story, “Mike Huckabee’s bizarre fetal personhood proposal would criminalize miscarriages”
  • July 29, 2015, Sampan, “National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum applauds the introduction of The Equality Act to protect LGBT Americans from discrimination”
  • July 11, 2014, Latin Post, “The EACH Woman Act Grants Access to Abortion Care, Regardless of Income, Insurance or Residence, Empowering Low Income Women”
  • July 9, 2015, Mic.com, “It’s Time To Dismantle The Law Preventing Millions of Women From Getting Abortions”
  • July 8, 2015, RH Reality Check, “Pro-Choice Advocates Go on Offense With Congressional Call to End Hyde Amendment”
  • June 26, 2015, India West, “Indian Americans Applaud Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Ruling”
  • June 25, 2015, WeNews, “After Ruling Obama Says ACA ‘Here to Stay'”
  • June 23, 2015, SheKnows, “Groundbreaking nail salon legislation passed in New York”
  • June 19, 2015, New York Magazine, “A Major Win for Nail-Salon Workers”
  • June 19, 2015, TIME, “New York Acts to Protect Nail Salon Workers”
  • May 26, 2015, The Washington Times, “Bill to ban abortions based on gender fails to win support”
  • May 26, 2015, RH Reality Check, “Louisiana Lawmakers Clash as GOP Fails to Advance Anti-Choice Measure”
  • May 26, 2015, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune, “Proposal to ban abortions based on sex of unborn child squashed by Louisiana Senate panel”
  • May 22, 2015, Huffington Post Los Angeles, “How California’s Ethical Nail Salons Can Teach New York To Clean Up Its Act”
  • May 18, 2015, Reuters | Business Insider | Asia One, “Nail salons in New York told to respect workers or face closure”
  • May 18, 2015, Asiance, Discrimination against Asians and Asian Americans
  • May 16, 2015, Al Jazeera, “La. proposed abortion restrictions threaten Asian-Americans, activists say: Civil rights groups in Louisiana worry bill may push doctors to refuse services to Asian-American women”
  • May 15, 2015, The Advocate “Bill banning abortions based on gender passes full Louisiana House”
  • May 14, 2015, WWL AM 870/FM 105.3, “Sex selection bill debate hits House Floor today”
  • May 14, 2015, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune “Abortion restrictions proposed in Louisiana could set up providers for litigation, lawmaker worries”
  • May 13, 2015, Al Jazeera, “Mandatory manicures come at a grave price”
  • May 11, 2015, The Nation “How Can You Get an Ethical Manicure? Support Worker Organizing”
  • May 11, 2015, Common Dreams “NY Governor Orders Emergency Protections for Nail Salon Workers”
  • May 7, 2015, Jim Engster Show, Interview with Shivana Jorawar on Louisiana House Bill 701
  • March 31, 2015, NBC News “Indiana Sentences Purvi Patel to 20 Years for Feticide”
  • March 19, 2015, China Press “奥克兰市议会通过谴责性别堕胎决议案”
  • March 4, 2015, NBC News “These Women Are Fast Becoming ‘the Face of American Immigration'”
  • August 19, 2013, Salon “Sex-selective abortion bans: Just another right-wing ruse”
  • May 29, 2013, Washington Post “Civil rights groups sue Arizona over law banning abortions based on race or sex selection”
  • Summer 2009, Audrey Magazine  CYWC project featured in Sex Ed
  • May 2, 2009, San Francisco Chronicle  NAPAWF Bay Area chapter featured in photos of immigrants rights march
  • Oct. 23, 2008, Asian Journal “Reid Meets with Las Vegas National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum”
  • January 31, 2008, APA Compass “Asian Pacific American Women Speak of Feminism and Racism”

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