Tag: midwives

‘Medical colonialism’: midwives sue Hawaii over law regulating Native birth workers

In this piece by the Guardian, Center plaintiff Kiʻi Kahoʻohanohano and Senior Staff Attorney Hillary Schneller discuss a new case seeking to protect midwifery care in Hawaiʻi.

Defending Reproductive Autonomy: Center Sues Hawaiʻi to Protect Midwifery Care 

Lawsuit asks state court to block a midwifery restriction law to restore access to safe, respectful, and culturally informed maternal care in Hawaiʻi communities.

Hawai‘i Law Restricting Midwives Challenged in Court 

Native Hawaiian midwives and others sue state to block law that prevents them from serving communities in traditional ways.