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Transforming the US Abortion Wars

Started Apr 14, 2010 0 Replies

Dear Friends,I’m writing to ask for your help in transforming the Abortion Wars in the United States.  I am Aspen Baker, founder and executive director of…Continue

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Aspen Baker is the leading voice in the nation on the personal experiences of women post-abortion. It was Ms. Baker's own experience with abortion in 1999 that led her to found Bay Area-based Exhale, an award-winning pro-voice organization dedicated to promoting post-abortion health and well-being. Exhale"s unique programs reach more than 35,000 women every year and our pro-voice strategies create a more supportive and respectful abortion dialogue. Aspen was named a "Local Hero” by San Francisco's KQED for Women"s History Month in 2009, "Young Executive Director of the Year 2005” by the Bay Area’s Young Non-Profit Professional Network, and a “Top Activist Under 30” by Choice USA in 2003. She is a member of the Women’s Health Leadership Network of the Center for American Progress. As a spokesperson for Exhale, Ms. Baker has been featured in a variety of media outlets across the country, including T.V. and radio, on such programs as CNN Headline News, CNN with Paula Zahn Now, Fox National News, Ladies Home Journal, New York Times Magazine, National Public Radio, Associated Press, Newsweek, San Francisco Chronicle, Oakland Tribune, Philadelphia Inquirer, Chicago Tribune, San Jose Mercury News, The New Republic, Alternet, Women’s eNews, Bust and many more. She is a regular contributor to RH Reality Check and the Huffington Post. She maintains her own personal blog and is currently at work on her first book.
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United States
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United States
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
Founder & Executive Director, Exhale
How many years professional experience do you have ?
What is your personal or organizational website?
Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Civil Society, Culture, Gender, Health, Information and Communication Technology, Media, Organizational Development, Social Entreprenuership
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Advocacy, Budgeting, Capacity Building, Communication, Fundraising, Program Administration, Program Design, Program Implemenation, Research, Training
What are some of your current areas of research (if any)?
The impact of aboriton storytelling on a woman's wellbeing and public discourse. The emotional and social experience of abortion.
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Can Listening to Women Who Have Had Abortions Bring Peace to the Abortion Wars? by Eyal Rabinovitch

Posted on May 26, 2010 at 1:21pm 1 Comment

My organization, Exhale, recently published the paper "Can Listening to Women Who Have Had Abortions Bring Peace to the Abortion Wars?" by Eyal Rabinovitch to great acclaim.

“Pro-Voice is one of the most remarkable conflict transformation programs I have read about for a long time.” –…


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At 1:38pm on April 21, 2011, Pastor Samuel Muderhwa M said…

Dear Aspen

you are doing a great works, we need collaboration and friendship.




At 5:13am on February 3, 2010, Sohail Mahmood said…
hello aspen
how are u doing?
nice meeting u here
best wishes

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