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By Ruth Colker

Argues that after the nation intervenes in judgements concerning pregnancies, it falsely perspectives the girl and the fetus as having conflicting wishes. This publication discusses country intervention into women's decision-making in the course of pregnancies carried to time period. It examines powerful family-planning options that aid ladies in making reproductive offerings.

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