THE FLOWER IS THE POETRY OF REPRODUCTION

Shivani Saharia
Posted January 2, 2017 from India

" NO WOMAN CAN CALL HERSELF FREE WHO DOES NOT CONTROL HER OWN BODY."

We cannot confront the massive challenges of society like poverty,hunger,diseases and environmental destruction unless we address issues of population and reproductive health.We must guarantee women control over their own reproductive organs as reproductive rights are "human rights."

Reproductive freedom is critical to a whole range of issues. If we can't take charge of this most personal aspect of our own lives, we can't take care of anything.We cannot have maternal health without reproduction health and reproductive health includes contraceptive and family planning and access to legal, safe abortion. Overpopulation is the definition of being forced to live with others. Either a species learns to control its own population or something like disease,famine,war will take care of the issues.

At a time of reproductive freedom for women, fatherhood must be more than a matter of DNA. A man must choose to be a father in the same way that a woman chooses to be a mother.

We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back. The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubt, while the stupid people are full of confidence.

They think we're stupid

Tell them we're not,

We don't need politicians to make our health care decisions.

We have two options, medically and emotionally : Give up or Fight like hell.

Take care of your Body

It's the only place you have to live in ..

This story was submitted in response to Women’s Bodies and the Law.

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Jill Langhus
Jan 02, 2017
Jan 02, 2017

I agree, Zainab. It's essential for all women to be able to have control and say over her body and to control her body and destiny.

Shivani Saharia
Jan 02, 2017
Jan 02, 2017

Dear Jlanghus,

Good Day, thanks for reading me.

Jill Langhus
Jan 03, 2017
Jan 03, 2017

You're welcome:-)

Lisa Anderson
Jan 03, 2017
Jan 03, 2017

Dear Shivani,

Once again, another thought-provoking and powerful post. Thank you for sharing your ideas!

I especially love this line: "We have two options, medically and emotionally : Give up or Fight like hell."

Warm regards,

Lisa

Shivani Saharia
Jan 03, 2017
Jan 03, 2017

Dear lisa, 

Good Day 

Thanks for reading and for appreciation.