Reproductive Justice & Violence

Reproductive Justice & Violence

Reproductive Justice & Violence

Reproductive Justice (or RJ) calls for the “complete physical, mental, spiritual, political, social, and economic well-being of women, girls, and individuals, based on the full achievement and protection of human rights.” In this section, we will apply RJ principles to issues of violence against girls and young women.

 

Data

Reproductive Justice & Violence: Key Data

Reproductive Justice & Violence: Key Data

Here you can read data from the Status of Girls in Illinois report on girls’ reproductive and sexual health, as well as 2009 data from surveys of middle school students.

 

Issues & Needs

Reproductive Justice & Violence: Issues & Needs

Reproductive Justice & Violence: Issues & Needs

Young women lack access to reproductive health care and information, and this intersects with other forms of violence they experience. Here is information on young women’s reproductive justice needs, issues to be addressed, and opportunities for collaboration.

 

Innovative Models

Reproductive Justice & Violence: Innovative models

Reproductive Justice & Violence: Innovative models

Read about innovative work to ensure young women’s safety and sexual health. From peer education to performance to youth-created videos to policy advocacy, this section presents several innovative youth-driven approaches.