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Poor Women

Why Couldn't My Mother Keep Me?

Sylvia Frey | Posted 06.02.2015 | Impact
Sylvia Frey

"Why couldn't my mother keep me?" The power of that question put by a six-year old boy to his adoptive mother struck me because the life history of the boy and his birth mother is the painfully familiar story of a disproportionate share of the Gulf-South's population of women and children.

Abortion Rises In Poor Women

Mother Jones | Andy Kroll | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A new report by the Guttmacher Institute shows that poor women in the US make up a higher proportion of those getting abortions than they did eight ye...