Infertility in the developing world: The combined role for feminists and disability rights proponents

Many of the millions of women in the developed world who experience infertility have difficulty coping with its psychological and social consequences, as well as attaining a resolution to these potentially devastating effects. Nevertheless, these women enjoy a relative benefit vis-à-vis infertile women in the developing world insofar as they live in a society that does not force them out of their own houses, curse at them in the streets, or condemn them to a life of poverty and destitution due to their infertility. For example, a woman in the United States with a history of anovulation may not only be able to both seek compassionate and competent medical care for her infertility, but may also find emotional and ..
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DOI 10.2979/FAB.2010.3.2.109
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