New York to supply free abortion capsules at city-run well being clinics as mayor Eric Adams says: ‘For too lengthy, healthcare has centered round males’
- Four clinics will supply the capsules, with entry on the Bronx clinic beginning tomorrow
- Mayor Eric Adams made the announcement at this time alongside metropolis well being officers
- ‘We have been standing on the sidelines of girls’s well being for too lengthy,’ he stated
Free abortion capsules might be supplied at 4 city-run well being clinics in New York, mayor Eric Adams introduced at this time.
From tomorrow, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene clinic on the Bronx will supply abortion treatment, with three extra clinics in Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens to start shelling out the capsules by the top of the yr.
The transfer is a part of a plan to healthcare inequalities for girls within the metropolis.
Mr Adams stated in a speech at this time at City Hall alongside metropolis well being officers: ‘For too lengthy, well being and well being care has been centered round males.
‘If males had durations, pap smears and menopause, they’d get a paid trip. And if males may get pregnant, we wouldn’t see Congress making an attempt to move legal guidelines proscribing abortion.’
He added: ‘We have been standing on the sidelines of girls’s well being for too lengthy, and I’ve personally seen firsthand how the well being system is letting our ladies down.’
New York City Mayor Eric Adams made the announcement at this time throughout a speech on the New York State Democratic Convention in New York. He is pictured right here talking on the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s (BAM) annual tribute yesterday in Brooklyn, New York