This module provides an introduction to longstanding patterns of sterilization violence and coercion in the United States, much of it perpetuated by medical professionals. The module is part of RHEDI’s Justice & SRH Unit, which focuses on Reproductive Justice in sexual and reproductive health.
The module can be used for self-study or as part of group didactic sessions. Learners have the opportunity to discuss the material with their peers in RHEDI’s Curriculum Discussion Forum, to share their responses anonymously, and to submit their answers to their instructor. The module is also available on the RHEcourse learning management system.