Reproductive and Sexual Coercion: State Sanctioned and Intimate Partner Violence

Reproductive and Sexual Coercion: State Sanctioned and Intimate Partner Violence Reproductive coercion is defined as threats or acts of violence against a partner’s reproductive health or reproductive decision-making and is a collection of behaviors intended to pressure or coerce a partner into becoming a parent or ending a pregnancy. Reproductive coercion is a form of […]

Reproductive Coercion Toolkit

The National Organization Against Sexism (NOMAS) and the Feminist Women’s Health Center of Atlanta, in collaboration with The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), have developed and created a training and information toolkit for anti-violence, women’s health centers, and collaborative agencies on the impact of reproductive and sexual coercion and intimate partner violence. The vision […]

Position Statement on Reproductive Rights

Being a pro-feminist organization, NOMAS defers to the position of the National Organization for Women on the issue of reproductive rights of women. For each of the following issues: legislation about parental and/or paternal consent catastrophic late-term abortion presidential gag-rules public funds for contraception and/or abortion US Military personnel access to abortion US support for […]

Abortion: The Ultimate Insult to Male Authority

by Joyce Arthur (choice joyce) Reprinted with permission from the author (originally published on the Blogger’s Paradise on Daily Kos) The biggest difference by far between men and women, the only one that’s really important – is that women can bear children and men cannot. I believe that difference, in one way or another, directly […]

Men for Women’s Choice

February 2012 From Michael kimmel, NOMAS Spokesperson Like an ever-growing number of men around the world, we think that women should control their own bodies. We hold these truths as deep moral beliefs. All humans should have the right to autonomy and bodily integrity. For women and men, this often means the same thing, but […]