At Issue: Reproductive Rights, 1st Edition

  • Anne Cunningham
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  • ISBN-10: 1534501975
  • ISBN-13: 9781534501973
  • DDC: 613.9
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 104 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released August 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Overview

There has been a neat divide in the United States and elsewhere between the pro-choice and pro-life camps. Reproductive rights are more expansive than the abortion debate. Access to affordable health services is a fundamental right, yet women, who are subject to discrimination, poverty, and violence at a higher rate than men, are at risk for losing access to screenings, maternal care, and contraception. Does the government have the right to legislate women's health? This close examination provides perspectives from all sides to help readers understand what is at stake.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Books in the At Issue Series.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: State Legislatures Hammer Away at Abortion Access.
2: Reproductive Rights in the Age of President Trump.
3: Abortion Is Legal and Saying Otherwise Is Counterproductive.
4: Many States Are Hostile Toward Abortion Rights.
5: ACA Repeal Would Strip Women of Contraceptive Coverage.
6: An ACA Repeal Impacts Specific Areas of Women’s Health.
7: Defunding Planned Parenthood Is a Priority for GOP Leaders.
8: Women’s Health Care in Jeopardy Under New Administration.
9: Women’s March Draws Thousands but Exposes Racial Fissures.
10: Why We Need Intersectional Feminism.
11: Women Worldwide Will Suffer Under Global Gag Rule.
12: Global Gag Rule Defunds Aid to the Poor.
13: US Paid Leave Policies Lag Behind Those of Other Democracies.
14: The Women’s Rights Movement Still Faces Backlash and Misunderstanding.
Organizations to Contact.
Bibliography.
Index.