Why Do You Support a Woman's Right to Choose?

Why Do You Support a Woman's Right to Choose?

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  1. Women Peacemakers In 2012-013 WPM met with 400 people in 8 villages. We found conflict between husband and wife happened in every village that we met. Women in communities that Women Peacemakers/ WPM works with asking men that :.
  2. Women's reproductive rights are an essential part of human rights. Every women should decide freely on her body. Restictive abortion law is an institutional violence against women. Abortion should be legal in every country because only legal abortion is safe. International advocates should do their best to stopd women's deaths because of unsafe, illegal abortion.
  3. I support equal rights and believe every individual should be able to state their own opinion on something.
  4. All aspects of reproductive health care are necessary aspects of a woman's health care.
  5. Because I support everyone's right to choose what to do with their own body!
  6. Because those who ban not always do it out of willingness to brotect an unborn child. And because it is a woman's body, not the Government's.
  7. A woman's right to choose is a manifestation of her freedom to determine what she wants to do with her body. She can decide when she wants to have a sexual relationship and her right to choose empowers her to determine a better sexual, reproductive health and well-being for her girl-child and can stand up against Female Genital Mutilation and other harmful traditional practices affecting her and her children.
  8. because in my daily activism, all women human rights violation are linked to the matter of choice, early mariage, force mariage force pregnacy, unsafe abortion, access to services, political participation , gouvenance issues etc..... so beacuse choice matter in every women's life
  9. Not only as a matter of personal freedom - I also find it incredibly hypocritical that the care for an unborn child is reflected in a ban of abortions only, and almost nothing else. Very little is asked about why women choose to abort, about how the people who are against it could help them, dissuade them if they must. No. They simply ban it, and as for the woman and her unborn child, what their lives will be like - who cares. That's hypocrisy, and it makes it very clear that the ban on abortion has nothing to do with the well-being of the mother or the child, but only with the judgmental religious folk wanting to appease their conscience in a way that will require them to do as little as possible. The willingness of a woman to bear a pregnancy through should be of utmost importance, and anyone opposed to abortions should really be begging women not to abort, and not forcing them, without any real care for them or their child.
  10. Because the human rights of women include our rights to dispose freely and responsibly over our sexuality, including our sexual and reproductive health, and to be able to exercise and control them free of coercion, discrimination or violence.
  11. Because we all have free will to make our own choices. We need to keep it that way. :-)
  12. It is because it is their body and they should choose whether or not to go through a painful 9 months. They should decide if they can provide for themselves and the kid. They should decide whether or not they want to piss their pants whenever they sneeze. They should decide whether or not if they want to risk all of the health problems giving birth can cause. They should decide if they want scars for the rest of their life from the C-section that had to be performed. They should decide whether or not they die in child birth. These things should not be decided by chest beating bigots too caught up in their recitals of the old testament to realize what idiots they are.
  13. What a woman does with her body is her decision, not the government's and not anybody else's. Politicians may brag about getting government off our backs, but are not applying that logic to women's reproductive rights, as opposed to powerful corporations and wealthy businessmen.
  14. Every child deserves to be wanted and conceived on purpose, by responsible adults who want to raise children. Women are not breeding stock. Women deserve sovreignty over their bodies. The decision about whether to continue a pregnancy belongs to the pregnant woman and no one else.
  15. Because it is their birthful right. There is no need anything further.
  16. Women rights ignored for centuries because men and even women have quited and accepted this situation. people do not try to struggle with equalities and I cant stand anymore. only women can have say something about their bodies not other people. everyone must be respect to decisions of women on their bodies and support. I support women rights to end of my life because someone should not quiete. need struggle with inequalities. I am the one of person who choose not to be silent.
  17. Yes, it is a fact that our body is our right. Without any consensus don't violate rights of women or a girl. We should respect them because women grow the human society.
  18. Because woman's body is not a "thing" that can claimed to be in ownership of others! It is not a "Container" that is necessary and compulsory to preserve the cultural values, religion, honour of men and the nation states! it is not a "battle field"where war mongers can fight with each other for power. Only she has the right to decide for herself! That is the biggest fear in the world - how afraid is the world of women's right on her own body!!!!
  19. Women are not created by demons and men by Gods. They all have one and the same maker. When women bleed it is curse and when men do they are poor folks. God made them equal and men made them unequal. Women indeed have rights over their bodies and this right is bestowed on them by none other than Him who created the beautiful universe that men share with women. The sooner men understand it the better for men, for us and for the earth we live in. Law of God is unbreakable. Fools that break it will soon perish.
  20. As i grew up in the slums i always saw women struggle with the burdens that were not of their own making but just because of the choices they were forced to follow by their husbands. They always struggled to see that they meet the best with out assistance from the choice makers and in the end it was them to blame!!!!!!!!!!! The women have the energy, morale, zeal, enthusiasm, potential, ideas, capabilities to make differences in life with out strict control and direction, they have the knowledge and skills to control and manage situations no matter the circumstance. Having seen my Mum (R.I.P) sail through life successful, i was inspired to start an Organization to empower women living in slums make choice in life and even have a say. KAWEMPE WOMEN EMPOWERMENT TO ENHANCE CHILD PROTECTION AGENDA (KAWEECHIPA- www.kaweechipa.org)
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