“As a nurse, there are just times when it’s very intuitive. You just sense that something catastrophic is going to happen.” Bonnie Castillo, the executive director of National Nurses United In early January, before most…
As COVID-19 shifts classrooms online, remote schooling poses a special challenge for families who are not fluent in English.
Rules written by Catholic bishops ban procedures deemed “immoral” by the church, like abortion, contraception, in-vitro fertilization and tubal ligation.
In reproductive care, critics argue, Catholic ethics can trump medical best practice and patients can be denied the care they desire or need.
In some cases, changes in hospital ownership broadened access to reproductive services in Wisconsin, in others, it restricted it
Expectant mothers in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, have a wealth of hospitals to choose from, unlike some of their counterparts in rural areas. For the county’s black and Hispanic women, however, the choice is often a…
When Ascension’s St. Joseph Hospital in Milwaukee announced it would cut back services in 2018, residents of the surrounding Sherman Park area balked. The predominantly black, low-income neighborhood already faced its share of challenges. Nearly…
In Miami, a program designed for trafficked foster youth is showing promise.
Judge Maria Sampedro-Iglesias established the GRACE Court, one of the first trauma-informed courts for juvenile survivors of human trafficking.
Human trafficking is deeply misunderstood, and misconceptions allow traffickers to operate unnoticed—and often in plain sight.
More than 200 cases of sex or labor trafficking have been reported from Alabama to the national trafficking hotline since 2015.
She was separated from her son for 9 months while seeking asylum. She’s still haunted by everything she missed.
"He’s never going to crawl for the first time again," says Mariana Ibarra Morán, who was separated from her son for 9 months.
Articles on immigration focused almost exclusively on border security, conflict and crisis. The absence of women’s voices from such coverage is striking.
In 1977, the public school system of Tyler, Texas, a small city 100 miles southeast of Dallas, began expelling students who couldn’t prove they were in the United States legally. The state had passed a law cutting…
‘I Felt My Heart Being Taken Away From Me,’ Says His Mother Valquiria had never spent a day apart from her 7-year-old son, B, until March, when U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) whisked the…