Category women

Comprehensive reproductive health services include abortion

Martha Paynter contrasts Newfoundland and Labrador and New Brunswick to describe how abortion should be part of the continuum of a rationally organized health care service delivery system for reproductive health in Atlantic Canada.

Ideology has no place in Canada’s prostitution laws

Stuart Chambers agrees with an Ontario judge that expert witness testimony lacked credibility in a recent case in which Canada’s law on sex work was found unconstitutional.

Lessons From “Lying-In”

Alana Cattapan reflects on what postpartum confinement can teach us about living through COVID-19.

Abortion is Always Essential Medical Care

Janis Broder and Celeste E. Orr denounce the use of the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to make abortion inaccessible.

Reasons for Recommending Early Epidural During COVID-19

Naila Ramji defends the practice of asking women in labour to undergo an early epidural in the context of the current pandemic.