Families, fertility and feminism: landmarks in women's rights
Women have fought long and hard to secure access to family planning and abortion, and reduce maternal mortality. A modern timeline of that struggle tells a story full of highs and lows
by Liz Ford
Thursday 27 July 2017
Women have been joining forces to agitate for their right to a better life for centuries, but some of the most significant changes have occurred over the past four decades.
It has been a journey of big leaps, small steps and setbacks. Four international women’s conferences, a bunch of UN resolutions and two sets of global goals have all played their part.
Continued at source: The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2017/jul/27/families-fertility-feminism-landmarks-in-womens-rights-timeline