Native American Activists Fight for Plan B Access

By Sarah Mirk, Bitch Magazine and Andrew Stelzer, Making Contact

Photo from the film: Young Lakota

Photo from the film: Young Lakota

“Every other race of women in this country has access to emergency contraceptives as an over-the-counter, except for Native women,” says Charon Asetoyer, executive director of the Native American Women’s Health Education Resource Center. She and other advocates are pushing the slow-moving bureaucracy at the Indian Health Service to make Plan B fully available over-the-counter for women of all ages.

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