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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 340–362.
Published: 01 December 2020
... by using a human rights framework. Dubbing itself “the movement for reproductive justice,” this coalition connects reproductive rights to other social justice issues such as economic justice, education, immigrant rights, environmental justice, sexual rights, and globalization, and believes that this new...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): 42–65.
Published: 01 March 2010
... a human rights framework. Dubbing itself “the movement for reproductive justice,” this coalition connects reproductive rights to other social justice issues such as economic justice, education, immigrant rights, environmental justice, sexual right, and globalization, and believes that this new framework...
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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 (2019) 18 (1): 94–151.
Published: 01 April 2019
... and broad vision of black women’s leadership in what has become a women-of-color–led human rights movement for reproductive justice today. 7 Hazel Moore, “Birth Control for the Negro,” Field Report, 1937, Florence Rose Papers, SSC. 8 For a review of scholarship on Margaret Sanger, see Berkman...
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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 (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 (2016) 15 (1): vii–xvii.
Published: 01 December 2016
... and reproductive justice. In "From Slaveryto Jane Crow to Say Her Name: An Intersectional Examination of Black Women and Punishment," Nishaun Battle explores the ongoing movement that has been happening around the country since 2012 exploring the question of whether anyone cares for the lives and experiences...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 548–558.
Published: 01 December 2020
... outlined in the first section, the lesson plans in #BlackGirlFeminism expand the lens of Black feminist thought to discuss issues as varied as the prison industrial complex and reproductive justice. In “From Slavery to Jane Crow to Say Her Name: An Intersectional Examination of Black Women and Punishment...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (2): 512–537.
Published: 01 October 2022
... children are killed by police incur harm at another level. Others have theorized police violence against Black children as being an act of reproductive injustice (Rogers 2015 ). According to SisterSong, a national reproductive justice collective, reproductive justice encompasses not only the right...
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Meridians (2010) 10 (2): v–vii.
Published: 01 March 2010
... scholarship and activism. An issue that has vexed reproductive activists of color is the fact that the discourse around "choice" has been expressed through the classic liberal framework ofindividualism and privacy. In the essay, "What is Reproductive Justice? How Women of Color Activists Are Redefining...
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Meridians (2022) 21 (1): 236–264.
Published: 01 April 2022
... . Ross Loretta . 2017 . “ Reproductive Justice as Intersectional Feminist Activism .” Souls 19 , no. 3 : 286 – 314 . https://doi.org/10.1080/10999949.2017.1389634 . Ross Loretta , Roberts Lynn , Derkas Erika , Peoples Whitney , and Bridgewater Pamela . 2017...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 April 2019
... of Feminism Oral History Project” at the Sophia Smith Collection (SSC) and of the Steinem Initiative (SI) piloted at Smith College. Together, the SSC and the SI committed to make visible and available the extensive historical record of women of color working toward reproductive justice, class justice...
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Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 189–203.
Published: 01 March 2016
... the largest multiracial women's network in the country. Ross is the co-author of Undivided Rights: Women of Color Organizing for Reproductive Justice. Her oral interview is also featured in the Voices Project. Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism 13, no. 2 (2016): 189-203. Copyright © 2016 Smith...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 1–12.
Published: 01 December 2020
... . “ Challenging Convictions: Indigenous and Black Race-Radical Feminists Theorizing the Carceral State and Abolitionist Praxis in the United States and Canada .” Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism 15 , no. 1 : 137 – 65 . Price Kimala . 2010 . “ What is Reproductive Justice? How Women...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 253–259.
Published: 01 March 2018
... the organization forward in its mission to achieve health equity and reproductive justice for Black women. LINDA GOLER BLOUNT THE SECRET To BLACK WOMEN'S HEALTH 259 ...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2020
... a pattern and practice of extreme neglect of women’s reproductive health in prisons. 10 Theresa Lopez was a client of Justice Now who was granted compassionate release a few days before she died. 11 Ms. Rodriquez was a client of Justice Now. Works Cited ABC News . 1999 . Crime...
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Meridians (2001) 2 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2001
... with basic medical treatment. 10 In an interview with community activists recording women prisoners' oral histories, Davara Campbell described the politics of reproductive health in prisons: In the 1970s I was suffering severe menstrual cramps and a tilted uterus. As a young woman in the criminal justice...
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Meridians (2004) 4 (2): 124–128.
Published: 01 March 2004
... to choose between racial justice and gender justice. Yet,it is precisely through sexism and gender violence that colonialism and white supremacy have been successful. This failure to see the intersectionality of racism and sexism in racial justice movements was evident at the UN World Conference Against...
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Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 326–328.
Published: 01 March 2018
... for human rights 5) A process of re-education and consciousness-raising to value our diverse work and movements. 6) Supporting reproductive rights and women's choices, the right of selfdetermination and bodily integrity, the right to organize for social change, economic and environmental justice, and our...
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Meridians (2023) 22 (1): 58–75.
Published: 01 April 2023
... a reproduction of the racialized underclass. Another variant of this compensatory strategy is described by Celia in the following quote: Three things were on my mother’s agenda, the facts repeated to us daughters again and again as natural catastrophes. The first one was racism, impossible to change...