Demonstrators rally in support of women’s rights at the Women’s March on Jan. 20, 2018 in Washington, D.C.
Women face extraordinary difficulty in seeking the birth control method of sterilization due to sexist reproductive norms.
Postcard of the Napa State Hospital in Napa, Calif., circa 1905. Over 1,900 Californians were recommended for sterilization while patients here.
The collection of Alex Wellerstein
About 20,000 Californians were once sterilized under state eugenics laws. New research shows Latinos were disproportionately targeted. Is there any opportunity today to address these wrongs?
Contraceptives lie at the heart of proper family planning but in Nigeria uptake has been slow.
Nigeria must reduce its population growth to increase the quality of life for people in the country. A better knowledge of contraceptives can help achieve this.
The death of 13 women in sterilisation camps in India has caused uproar.
Public outcry, demonstrations and riots have followed the death of 13 women at a government female sterilisation camp in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh. Investigators have blamed tainted medicines and…