Reproductive Justice and Immigrant Rights

I’m spending plenty of time thinking about my upcoming blog series about midwifery and reproductive justice. However, when I’m honest with myself, I know that it’s a project I will probably be able to delve deeply into until school is out for the summer. In the meantime, check out other awesome folks who are already making the reproductive justice link, like Misma.

So, How Do Immigrant Rights and Reproductive Justice Connect?

The human rights, well-being, and livelihood of all people–regardless of documentation, status, or country of origin–is what reproductive justice is all about. Immigrant rights activists and reproductive justice activists are advocating for many of the same things: the right to live in and fully participate in society free from violence and discrimination, the right to fully access high-quality social services, including education and health care, and the right to self determine the course of their lives.

Read the full blog post here.

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