Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy

Scholarship in Reproductive Ethics


Scholarship in Reproductive Ethics: Centering the Family Planning Needs, Preferences, and Lived Experiences of Marginalized Women- 2020 Change makers in Family Planning

Project Description

The purpose is to leverage interdisciplinary training and leadership to:

  • Collaborate with medically underserved communities by embracing them as valued research partners to promote equity in family planning research and outcomes
  • Broaden family planning research models to include a reproductive ethics framework that gives attention to the ways in which institutions and policies systematically marginalize groups and minimize informed decision making in family planning.

Supported By: Society of Family Planning Research Fund

Project Personnel

Faith E. Fletcher, Ph.D., Principal Investigator


Fletcher FE, Amutah-Onukagha N, Attys J, Rice WS. How Can the Experiences of Black Women Living With HIV Inform Equitable and Respectful Reproductive Health Care Delivery? AMA J Ethics. 2021 Feb 1;23(2):E156-165. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2021.156. PMID: 33635196.