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Enslaved Women’s Sexual Health: Reproductive Rights as Resistance

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2021

This story discusses the history of enslaved women’s reproduction and the racist origins and violent strategies of such restrictions. It details how contemporary debates over reproduction and abortion have led to developing restrictions on women's bodies, particularly across the U.S. South. It highlights states, such as Texas and Mississippi, which have enacted laws that go against federal law and Roe v. Wade by criminalizing certain reproductive interventions.

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