Backlash or Widening the Gap?: Women’s Reproductive Rights in the Twenty-First Century

  title={Backlash or Widening the Gap?: Women’s Reproductive Rights in the Twenty-First Century},
  author={Dorota Anna Gozdecka},
  • D. Gozdecka
  • Published 20 February 2020
  • Political Science
  • Laws
This article examines legal challenges to women’s reproductive rights in Ireland and the United States, arguing that backlash against reproductive rights is a consequence of the long unsettled position of women’s reproductive freedom in liberal democracies and the catalogue of rights. It examines the legal foundations of reproductive rights and their perceived conflicts with other values, such as religion, and focuses on the current legal challenges to women’s bodily autonomy regarding choice… 
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