Promoting Gender Equity Will Break Down Barriers To Contraceptive Use
Huffington Post: Re-Examining the Global Barriers to Reproductive Freedom
Robert Walker, president of the Population Institute
“…[I]t will take more than expanded access to contraceptive services to ensure that all women are capable of spacing or limiting their pregnancies. So long as a woman’s reproductive freedom is constrained by her husband’s opposition, religious prohibitions, or misinformation, she will not be fully capable of exercising that freedom. And because reproductive choice is so important to a woman, her family, and her community, the empowerment of girls and women — a high priority in its own right — takes on added importance” (4/16).
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