AS- Women and Society- 6-21 Notes

AS Women and - Reproductive Rights Discussion What are your views on womens reproductive rights Which definition of reproductive rights do you

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Reproductive Rights Discussion: What are your views on women’s reproductive rights? Which definition of “reproductive rights do you think is better? (see handout) Reasons for high abortion rate among young people changing sexual behavior sexual intercourse at early age change in attitude regarding premarital sex change in marital status and fertility among women under 25 Why abortion? low social acceptability of childbearing outside marriage (1% in Japan) low cohabitation (2% among single women in 1997) limited choice of contraceptive methods and over reliance on condoms the need for effective sex education and family planning strategy Controversy surrounding the pill 1991 the approval of the pill was suspended for fear of prevalence of AIDS and “loose morals” public reaction to the pill was not that favorable (unnaturalness) the pill was not supported by the women activists either in 1997 the approval of the pill was postponed again for prevention of
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AS Women and - Reproductive Rights Discussion What are your views on womens reproductive rights Which definition of reproductive rights do you

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