We need 1,000,000 people to tell Congress: Access to contraceptives and Reproductive Health Care is an ESSENTIAL RIGHT.
March 08, 2011
On the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day, Gloria Feldt, a leading feminist and former President of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, lent her support to the “Million for a Billion” petition drive. Writing in her “9 Ways” blog, Ms. Feldt said, “The best way I can think of to celebrate IWD is to petition the U.S. Congress and other world leaders to make good on their commitments to fund international family planning.” Emphasizing that “reproductive self-determination is essential for women,” she also criticized efforts in Congress to slash funding for domestic and international family planning.
Gloria Feldt is a nationally renowned American activist and author with a strong passion for social justice. Her new book, No Excuses: 9 Ways Women Can Change How We Think About Power, was published by Seal Press in October 2010.
Link to the blog: http://9ways.gloriafeldt.com/2011/03/08/we-need-a-million-for-a-billion/