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[Editorial] Decisions only she should make

21 Oct 2017

From a teenager seeking safe abortion in the USA, to the multiple actresses with sexual harassment allegations against the film producer Harvey Weinstein, recent media reports concerning the rights of women and girls share the familiar sense of objectification of female bodies by men in power and lost agency in sexual and reproductive rights. The latest draft of the 2018–22 strategic plan of the the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) defined the HHS mission as “serving and protecting Americans at every stage of life, beginning at conception”.

Click here to view the full article which appeared in The Lancet