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UBC experts on overturning of Roe v. Wade

The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that legalized abortion in the U.S. UBC experts are available to comment.

Black people in the U.S. twice as likely to face coercion, unconsented procedures during birth

Black people in the U.S. twice as likely to face coercion, unconsented procedures during birth

Black people in the U.S. are twice as likely as white people to be coerced into procedures during perinatal and birth care, and to undergo them without their explicit consent, according to a new study by researchers at UBC’s Birth Place Lab and the University of California San Francisco (UCSF).