Controlling My Birth Control March 8, 2022

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Reproductive coercion: a form of abuse you've probably never heard of. From deliberately sabotaging contraceptives to forcing someone to have an abortion, it is used to gain power and control - and can have devastating consequences. But with links to domestic violence and even homicide, is enough being done to spot the signs? Rachel Stonehouse investigates. Producer: Alys Harte Editor: Maggie Latham Details of organisations that can provide help and support are available at bbc.co.uk/actionline including: Domestic abuse https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/3FQFSnx6SZWsQn3TJYYlFNy/information- and-support-domestic-abuse Sexual abuse and Violence https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/22VVM5LPrf3pjYdKqctmMXn/information- and-support-sexual-abuse-and-violence Emotional distress https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/4WLs5NlwrySXJR2n8Snszdg/information- and-support-suicide-emotional-distress



Reproductive coercion: a form of abuse you've probably never heard of. From deliberately sabotaging contraceptives to forcing someone to have an abortion, it is used to gain power and control - and can have devastating consequences. But with links to domestic violence and even homicide, is enough being done to spot the signs? Rachel Stonehouse investigates. Producer: Alys Harte Editor: Maggie Latham Details of organisations that can provide help and support are available at bbc.co.uk/actionline including: Domestic abuse https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/3FQFSnx6SZWsQn3TJYYlFNy/information- and-support-domestic-abuse Sexual abuse and Violence https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/22VVM5LPrf3pjYdKqctmMXn/information- and-support-sexual-abuse-and-violence Emotional distress https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/4WLs5NlwrySXJR2n8Snszdg/information- and-support-suicide-emotional-distress