Reproductive Health and Environmental Justice
At RSP, we recognize the lack of general awareness and knowledge in regard to the toxic chemicals found in many commonly used household and personal care products. A great majority of personal care products used by primarily by black women can lead to adverse health outcomes, specifically in the area of reproductive health (Source: New America Media: How Toxic is Black Hair Care).
Toxins! Race! Gender!
The ‘411’ is not too pretty.
Information about toxic chemicals and reproductive health is not readily available to women of color, especially for those in low income communities.
There are potential adverse reproductive and overall health outcomes.