In this video I outline the “foetus-first mentality”: the prioritisation of foetuses over women. Many agree that an unborn child is important. But, as I explain, when a foetus is considered more important than the pregnant woman, this becomes very troublesome and dangerous for women.
Dr Emma Milne is a UK academic researching social controls and legal regulations of women in pregnancy, sex and reproduction. Author of Criminal Justice Responses to Maternal Filicide: Judging the Failed Mother
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