Although feminist movements include the fight for reproductive rights, they tend to forget to center on justice 

Historically, the protection of women’s reproductive rights has not been a priority for governments 

However, the drive and the act of attacking and dismantling a women’s bodily autonomy and dignity has been and continues to be 

In the U.S., the Second Great Awakening, a period in the late 1800s that was marked with religious zeal, played an instrumental role in the anti-abortion movement 

In the U.S., the Second Great Awakening, a period in the late 1800s that was marked with religious zeal, played an instrumental role 

This resulted in the 1873 passing of the Comstock Act, a series of laws that prohibited the distribution of birth control, including abortifacients 

As a result, many women across the U.S. began utilizing unsafe methods of contraception 

By the early 20th century, unsafe abortion became the official cause of death for women and accounted for 18% of maternal deaths