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Australian Gov. Slashes Cost of Abortion Pill Despite Harm to Women
Last edited 1st July 2013

Julia Gillard's last act as Australian prime minister included signing off on cabinet approval for slashing the cost of abortion pill RU486 to as little as $12. Listing the abortion drug on the taxpayer-funded Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) will see the price of a medical abortion in Australia drop from up to $800 to just $12 for concession card holders from August 1.

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The 'Dignity and Vocation of Woman' in the Life of St. Edith Stein
Last edited 16th June 2013

In order for us to live out what John Paul II calls the special “dignity and vocation of woman,” we need to educate ourselves at the feet of a saint who could not only articulate this mystery, but whose life was perhaps the most articulate witness of all. It is best to begin with Saint Edith Stein’s own words:

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Women Voters Deserve More than the 'A' Word
Last edited 14th June 2013

Why do Australian politicians think that the only way to appeal to rights of women, is by bringing up the issue of abortion? Is that the best they can offer women? Following recent comments made by the Prime Minister of Australia, Australian women are speaking about society's assumptions regarding women and abortion.

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As a Result of Forced Sterilisations, 4.6 Million Women Can No Longer Have Children in India
Last edited 13th June 2013

A dozen tables next to each other, sheets stained with blood, doctors and nurses without coats, sometimes without protective masks, and tools only rinsed with hot water are the conditions in which 4.6 million women underwent sterilisation against their will in India last year in accordance with the government's birth control policies.

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'Black Virgin' Condemned to Die
Last edited 4th June 2013

When she was gang-raped by four men at the age of 13, her village classed her as a "black virgin" and ordered her killed.

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UN Pushing Midwives Program to Tackle Soaring Infant Mortality Rates in South Sudan
Last edited 20th May 2013

South Sudan, the world newest country, is one of the most unsafe places for mothers. More women and babies die from childbirth complications here, than almost anywhere else in the world.


An Open Letter To Moms from Kid President
Last edited 13th May 2013

A hilarious and silly message to Mom's from the "Kid President."


There’s Always Another Choice
Last edited 9th May 2013

With the media full of the horror of Kermit Gosnell’s Philadelphia abortion mill, we might forget how hard parents fight to make sure that their children survive. In this article, a Texas mother remembers how doctors struggled to save her premature twin daughters. This is her story...


RU486 Risky, Painful and Dangerous - Women's Health Advocate
Last edited 8th May 2013

The Australian Federal Government's decision to consider subsidising RU 486 (mifepristone) or the Abortion Pill as it is popularly-known by placing it on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme is a return to the dangerous days of illegal back street abortions in the 1950s and early 60s.

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Australia's Postnatal Depression Helpline at Maximum Capacity, Calls for Funding Boost
Last edited 7th May 2013

Mothers suffering postnatal depression may be left without help because Australia's specialist helpline is struggling to cope with a 70 per cent increase in demand. The Post and Antenatal Depression Association (PANDA) yesterday said that without an immediate funding boost the organisation would not be able to keep pace with the number of desperate calls for support.

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