Rolling the Dice with Women's Lives: Accomplishments and Challenges in the Battle Over Reproductive Health in Latin America

Pitanguy, Jacqueline
June 2006
Conscience: The News Journal of Catholic Opinion;Summer2006, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p18
This article provides information concerning the reproductive rights of women in Latin America. Women is considered the main person responsible for human reproduction. Women's movement usually adopted a more holistic approach, considering reproductive health and rights as an integral issue. Health and human rights agenda includes conception and contraception, safe abortion, and safe delivery, unwanted pregnancy, sexual violence, safe sex, AIDS disease, cervical and breast cancer and menopause.


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