Writing for the publication Bankwatch: Critical Perspectives from the NGO Forum on ADB, Nina Somera considers ongoing efforts to link climate change policy to women’s reproductive freedom:
“While climate change is indeed an opportunity to advocate for women’s agency though their sexual and reproductive rights, [population control] simply is the wrong venue. It helps governments and industries digress from the real issues of [greenhouse gas] emissions reduction and historical responsibilities. It also betrays reproductive justice that is located in the broader contexts of women’s human rights and social justice.”
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