DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2018.10.003
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Desirée Simone Gould

Abstract: Reproductive justice, a term coined by Loretta Ross, is defined as the fight for women to have the right not to have children, and for women to have the right to have children. Inspired by this theory, I examined factors that may interfere with women's right to have children. In this study, I center black women experiencing infertility in the United States and compare black women's rate of infertility to the rate of infertility among white women. While there are many causes for infertility, health disparities …

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