This article describes how mass incarceration directly undermines the core values of reproductive justice - the right to have children, the right not to have children, and the right to raise a family with dignity - and how this affects incarcerated and non incarcerated women.

The authors argue that mass incarceration compromises and undermines bodily autonomy and the capacity for incarcerated people to make decisions about their reproductive wellbeing and bodies.

By Crystal M. Hayes, Carolyn Sufrin, and Jamila B. Perritt.

Published in the American Journal of Public Health.

Reproductive Justice Disrupted

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