Entire system’ needs to change: Indigenous women encounter unique issues regarding reproductive rights – 660News

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Entire system’ needs to change: Indigenous women encounter unique issues regarding reproductive rights – 660News

by ahnationtalk on June 26, 2019425 Views

Jun 26, 2019

CALGARY – Access to appropriate healthcare, specifically surrounding a woman’s reproductive choices, varies drastically between communities.

Indigenous women in Canada have faced unique problems throughout history when it comes to reproductive healthcare.

“When we go into a doctor’s office, we are not often asked the usual [pregnancy] questions, like, ‘What are you planning?’ It’s often questions like, ‘How are you raising your child? Are you working? Do you have an education? Where are you living? Are you a drug addict?’”

Read More: https://www.660citynews.com/2019/06/26/indigenous-women-reproductive-rights/

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