Using Legal Strategies to Promote Women’s Reproductive Rights: Achievements and Challenges

The University of Georgia School of Law's 21st annual Edith House Lecture was delivered on Monday, March 3, 2003, at 4 p.m. in Classroom A.

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"The legal system fails women," Hall- Martinez said, noting that governments often take women's issues lightly because they are underrepresented in positions of power. She said reproductive rights encompass the ability to have safe pregnancies, access contraceptives, be protected from genital mutilation and have access to comprehensive female healthcare - including abortions.

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