Atima Omara

Atima Omara is a writer, advocate, and award winning leader in politics and the progressive movement. She serves on the board of directors of Planned Parenthood Metro Washington Action Fund and is a former member of the board of directors of the D.C. Abortion Fund. She holds a B.A. in American Studies from the University of Virginia and a Masters in Public Administration from George Mason University.


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In a new front in the emotional battle over abortion, state legislatures and courts have been imposing prison sentences on women who seek to terminate their pregnancies. Read more

Health and Social Policy


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Forty-three years after the historic Supreme Court case, drastic new restrictions on abortion target economically vulnerable women. Read more

Economic Policy


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For most women, birth control is a universal good—but only when it's consensual. Read more

Health and Social Policy


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Why reproductive health is a social justice issue.  Read more

Books, Arts and Culture