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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 360–382.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Marie Cruz Soto Abstract This article delves into the history of medical institutions, birthing practices, and reproductive rights in Vieques. The exploration exposes contradictions at the heart of Puerto Rico’s colonial modernity. Around the middle of the twentieth century, Puerto Ricans were...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 340–362.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Kimala Price Abstract Frustrated by the individualist approach of the “choice” paradigm used by the mainstream reproductive rights movement in the United States, a growing coalition of women of color organizations and their allies have sought to redefine and broaden the scope of reproductive rights...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 42–65.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Kimala Price Abstract Frustrated by the individualist approach of the “choice” paradigm used by the mainstream reproductive rights movement in the U.S., a growing coalition of women of color organizations and their allies have sought to redefine and broaden the scope of reproductive rights by using...
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Meridians (2016) 15 (1): 166–188.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Jallicia Jolly Abstract This essay proposes transnational reproductive justice as a useful approach to the liberation of multiply marginalized women. I center the systematic terror and denigration of women of color by various institutions, practices, and policies in order to demonstrate why we need...
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Meridians (2004) 5 (1): 226–256.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Shameem Black Copyright © 2004 by Smith College 2004 SHAMEEM BLACK FertileCosmofeminism RuthL.Ozekai ndTransnational Reproduction "WomenHaveNo Needof Borders" Womenhaveno needof borders Weneedonly bearthe childof the man welove Race,nationality,religion-none matter Menwarto makewomentheirs...
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Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 88–117.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Karen Y. Morrison Abstract This essay describes the common concerns about the social reproduction of race found in the works of pioneering Afro-Latin American writers Maria de Fermina Reis, Irma Pedroso, Carolina Maria de Jesus and Daisy Rubiera Castillo. Each was the first African-descended woman...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 94–151.
Published: 01 April 2019
.... The birth control struggle becomes a window on the racial, gender, and economic structures black women negotiated in pursuit of sexual and reproductive self-determination at that time. Taking us back a century, and with emphasis on resilience and resistance, their story reminds us of the deep roots...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 308–325.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Sara C. Flowers Abstract Historically, Black women have contributed to the foundations of medical research, gynecology, sexuality education, and sexual and reproductive justice, and continue to do so today. However, the intersections of race- and gender-based oppression have repeatedly erased...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2020
... medical neglect, sexual abuse, lack of reproductive control, loss of parental rights, and the devastating effects of isolation, that manifest in particular ways in women’s prisons. Advocates who are challenging conditions inside increasingly are connecting with activists across the globe and organizing...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (2): 297–322.
Published: 01 October 2023
... representation. Relatedly, another reason savarna write castelessly is that disciplinary training in social sciences in higher education taught the author to think, feel, read, and write castelessly. Finally, the author traces the reproduction of these disciplinary structures in her scholarship. Ultimately...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 238–252.
Published: 01 March 2018
... on the health of black communities and individuals. US black women’s reproductive outcomes, health risk factors, disease occurrence, and survival after disease onset reflect multiple disadvantages when compared with US white women and, in some cases, with black men. These disadvantages can be understood...
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Meridians (2024) 23 (1): 263–294.
Published: 01 April 2024
.... Adopting the reproductive justice framework as a decolonial tool, the article asserts that African Indigenous birthing knowledge is simultaneously valid and valuable for holistic approaches to maternal health. estherajayilowo@spelman.edu estarjayi@gmail.com Copyright © 2024 Smith College 2024...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 326–328.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Copyright © 2018 Smith College 2018 SisterSong wofrkil, oczoorrRw,f0Attoroiti.molcAKtiyA The SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Health Collective is made up of local, regional and national grassroots organizations representing four primary ethnic populations/indigenous nations...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 218–228.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Alden Sajor Marte-Wood Copyright © 2021 Smith College 2021 Filipino American caregivers care work COVID-19 transnational reproductive labor Philippines March 25, 2020. It’s four in the morning. Since becoming a father, I’ve intentionally begun to wake up earlier and earlier. I’m...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (2): 271–277.
Published: 01 October 2020
...Figure 1. “International Council of Women of the Darker Races of the World, Statement from the Organization,” p. 1, by Margaret Murray Washington, 1923 . Content published with permission of ProQuest LLC. Further reproduction is prohibited without permission. Image produced by ProQuest LLC...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 260–275.
Published: 01 March 2018
... planning for use by middle and high schools. "On Becoming a Woman: Mothers iiid'baughiers Talking Together" This highly acclaimed documentary film, first presented in 1987, is used throughout the country as a teaching and parenting aid for informing adolescents about sexuality and reproductive health...