Over the past two weeks, we have discussed women framing themselves--and being framed by others--as mothers, and how that impacts their status as social and political actors.
But we've been operating under the assumption that the act of motherhood is not a political act in and of itself.
This week, we will challenge that assumption by looking at the politics of women's choice to become or not become mothers. We will discuss a full range of reproductive justice issues including birth control, abortion and forced sterilization laws. Get ready for the week with this short quiz: