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Vol. 21 No. 1 (2023)

Healthcare in Her Shoes

February 25, 2022


Subjects within the realm of a woman’s reproductive health have been greatly debated for decades and the controversy that surrounds them does not appear to be dissipating any time soon. Thousands of articles are published annually on the topics of abortion, female sterilization, their associated ethical dilemmas, and the disparities that women face in the healthcare system. Although we have made great strides in creating an equitable healthcare system, there are still changes to be made. I would argue that women face a disproportional degree of stigmatization, bias, and unethical policy when it comes to their reproductive healthcare, and my aim is to highlight some realistic examples of what this may look like. Broadcasting these issues and encouraging others to think about them allows disparities to be more greatly recognized and thus better able to be dismantled.


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