Pope Francis made headlines on Jan. 8, 2024, when he called for a global surrogacy ban, stating, “I deem deplorable the practice of so-called surrogate motherhood, which represents a grave violation of the dignity of the woman and the child, based on the exploitation of situations of the mother’s material needs.”
Many of product promises like these are based on chemicals that can also be hazardous to your health, including endocrine-disrupting chemicals that can interfere with fertility and reproduction, fetal growth and infant development.
As state lawmakers in Harrisburg work to combat Pennsylvania’s maternal mortality crisis, an advocacy organization is helping doulas with the cost of obtaining a state certification, a move they hope will bring more people into the field and improve maternal health outcomes across the commonwealth.
The mission for Dress for Success Pittsburgh, including its Washington County branch, goes far beyond providing clothing for women: the nonprofit empowers women who are entering and returning to the workforce. (Capital-Star file)
The percentage of women and nonbinary people entering tech has dropped over the last 40 years, but the organization’s CEO still has reasons to hope.
Supporters of reproductive rights are even more concerned now that Justice Alito’s draft opinion is a clear indicator that this half-century-old landmark decision will end this year.
12.3 million women-owned businesses were reported across the country, with over 350,000 of them located in Pennsylvania.
It is vital for women across Pennsylvania that preventative measures are accessible across age demographics and ethnicities.
In the past few years, women-owned businesses in Pennsylvania have been booming, while the rest of the country is catching up.
Since early 2020, when COVID-19 became a global health crisis, researchers have noticed a real disparity in the rise of anxiety in women throughout the pandemic in comparison to men.