What is Reproductive Justice?: How Women of Color Activists Are Redefining the Pro-Choice Paradigm

  title={What is Reproductive Justice?: How Women of Color Activists Are Redefining the Pro-Choice Paradigm},
  author={Kimala Price},
  journal={Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism},
  pages={42 - 65}
  • Kimala Price
  • Published 1 March 2010
  • Political Science
  • Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism
Frustrated by the individualist approach of the "choice" paradigm used by the mainstream reproductive rights movement in the U.S., a growing coalition of women of color organizations and their allies have sought to redefine and broaden the scope of reproductive rights by using a human rights framework. Dubbing itself "the movement for reproductive justice," this coalition connects reproductive rights to other social justice issues such as economic justice, education, immigrant rights… 
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