Can you imagine? When I show up at my work place, I’m worried about how the company is going to stiff me again today. When workers of women’s health clinics show up for work, they’re worried about whether someone will try to kill them. And patients! You go to the clinic to help make your life better or at least keep it from getting worse — and now you have to weigh whether this means being taken hostage or gunned down.
- RH Reality Check: “Threats Against Abortion Providers Have Doubled Since 2010, Report Finds”
- The report itself, Feminist Majority Foundation’s 2014 National Clinic Violence Survey (PDF)
- U.S. Department of Justice: National Task Force On Violence Against Health Care Providers
- United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA): Addressing Violence Against Women And. Girls In Sexual And Reproductive Health. Services: A Review Of Knowledge Assets (PDF)