From Rights to Repentance: Norma McCorvey and Roe v Wade

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Binoy Kampmark

 

“I wasn’t the wrong person to become Jane Roe. I wasn’t the right person to become Jane Roe. I was just the person who became Jane Roe, of Roe v Wade.”

Norma McCorvey with Andy Meisler, I am Roe: My Life, Roe v Wade (1994)

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Women’s rights face a daunting new year worldwide, campaigners warn

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Ellen Wulfhorst

Women’s rights face enormous challenges worldwide in 2017 with campaigners expecting fights to keep health clinics open, to save programs preventing unwanted pregnancies and to enforce laws protecting women from violence.

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