Are Reproductive Rights Human Rights? Episode 79, What Happens Next

When the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade in June 2022, it was a blow not only to reproductive health in the States, but to human rights across the globe. Reproductive justice – individuals’ freedom to control decisions regarding contraception, abortion, sterilisation, and childbirth – is a human right. Given the influence of American politics around the world, the decision set a dangerous example.