By: Danielle Ser This past summer, a global audience watched as their nation’s teams competed in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A media frenzy surrounded these Olympic Games with topics ranging from the Zika virus and its possible effect on athletes and onlookers to Brazil’s poverty-stricken areas to Ryan Lochte’s mishap … Continue reading The Refugee Olympic Team
By: Rebecca Reiben Every one hundred and nine seconds a person experiences sexual assault. When a victim reports the assault, the victim can elect to have a physician perform an invasive examination, which involves the victim explaining intimate details of the assault, taking photographs of the victim’s body, taking DNA swabs for evidence left by … Continue reading Ending Arizona’s Rape Kit Backlog Problem
By: Rebecca Banes The 2016 U.S. presidential election cycle lasted for well over a year. Women’s’ rights were at the forefront from the get go, with democrat Hilary Clinton running and becoming the first female major party nominee for President of the United States. In the weeks leading up to Election Day, the focus on … Continue reading 2016 Presidential Election shows U.S has a long way to go toward for respect for Women’s Equality.
By: John Burnett Contraceptive Mandate and Exceptions Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) as passed, the Department of Health and Human Services was charged with determining the forms of female contraception that would be required in nearly all employment-based health plans. The chosen twenty contraceptives recommended by the Institute of Medicine … Continue reading The Business of Burdens: Religious Contraceptive Accommodations Under the ACA
By: Heather Ivery What do you do when you want to have a baby, but it is too expensive or what you want isn’t available where you live? Take it overseas! Reproductive tourism is a phenomenon that has sprung up and expanded over the last two decades. This trend involves citizens of mainly affluent countries … Continue reading Reproductive Tourism: The Globalization of Artificial Reproductive Technology