Category: Advocates for Women

Obstetric Fistula: Life as an Outcast

Written by: Jinwon Kim

 

The term Obstetric fistula is unfamiliar to many in the USA. During a prolonged, obstructed labor an opening can develop in the birth canal, between the vagina and the rectum, urethra or bladder. In developed countries with good medical care, fistula is … read more.

The Lobby Room Returns – Info Party Jan. 18!

Many challenges await the 2021 state legislature’s 105-day budget session, which starts January 11. The budget deficit looms large. Pandemic restrictions will slow progress. So, we must inform our legislators about our priorities – early and often! 

Join our Legislative Action Zoom Party

Join us Monday, Jan … read more.

White Privilege in Hair Care?

Your generosity brought in $500 during this fundraiser to purchase hair care products for women of color. Thank you to all who gave!  We are currently purchasing the items and soon we will deliver them to Pathways for Women in Lynnwood.

White privilege in hair care

Pathways … read more.

Sex Ed Referendum 90 Passes! Thanks all!

Thanks to all who helped secure the rights of all children to have access to comprehensive sex education in all school districts in Washington. We worked in the Lobby Room to get this passed in the legislature and then by congregational endorsement plus phone/text banking … read more.