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[Editorial] Reproductive health in the USA: must do better

18 Jan 2014

On Jan 7, the Washington-based Population Institute released its second annual report card— The State of Reproductive Health and Rights: 50-State Report Card—which compares US states' rankings in reproductive health and rights. Because reproductive health and rights in the USA have had such a long and difficult history, the report makes for both intriguing and disturbing reading. Over the past 3 years, there has been a disappointing increase in restrictions on abortion rights. Many Americans have been aware of this debate at the national level, but uninformed about the status of reproductive health in their own state.

Date: 
18 January 2014

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