An Overview of Reproductive Coercion as Intimate Partner Violence

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Reproductive coercion–when someone attempts to “exert control and power over their partner’s reproductive health choices”–is a type of intimate partner violence that is often overlooked. This article focuses on the experiences of teenagers, identifying different forms of reproductive coercion and their role in intimate partner violence.

https://www.scarleteen.com/article/abuse_assault_disability_pregnancy_parenting_relationships_sexual_health/reproductive