Undivided Rights captures the evolving and largely unreported history of women of colour organizing themselves in their struggle for reproductive justice. This pioneering volume presents a fresh, textured, and expanded understanding of the reproductive rights movement by foregrounding the experiences, priorities, and activism of women of colour.*BR**BR*Weaving together pieces from personal interviews, organizational files, and archived documents, the book features the groundbreaking work being undertaken by women of colour who have defined and implemented expansive reproductive health agendas. Rejecting legalistic remedies and seeking instead to address the wider needs of their communities, they stress the urgent need for innovative strategies that push beyond the traditional base and goals of the mainstream pro-choice movementastrategies that are broadly inclusive while being specifically effective.*BR**BR*While raising tough questions about inclusion, identity politics, and the future of women's organizing, the authors offer a way out of the limiting focus on qchoice, q and articulate a holistic vision for reproductive freedom. With Undivided Rights, the authors echo the words of Lila Watson, an aboriginal activist: *BR**BR*qIf you have come to help me, please go away. But if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, let us work together.q *BR**BR*A read both inspiring and informative, this volume will be prized by activists and academics alike, who will come to look upon it as a foundational work in the annals of women's history.*BR**BR*But if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, let us work together.aquot; *BR**BR*A read both inspiring and informative, this volume will be prized by activists and academics alike, who will come to look upon it as a ...
|Author||:||Jael Miriam Silliman|
|Publisher||:||South End Press - 2004|