…an adolescent girl learns that her 13th birthday will be her wedding day.
…a young woman seeking contraception is told she needs her husband’s consent.
…a man forces his wife to have sex in a country where marital rape is not illegal.
Bodily autonomy means my body is for me; my body is my own. It’s about power, and it’s about agency. It’s about choice, and it’s about dignity.
Bodily autonomy is the foundation for gender equality, and above all, it’s a fundamental right.