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Obstetric and gynecological violence: Empowering patients to recognize and prevent it

By Audrey Ferron-Parayre, Professeure agrégée, Section de droit civil, Faculté de droit, L’Université d’Ottawa/University of Ottawa
Catherine Régis, Professeure titulaire, Faculté de droit, Chaire de recherche du Canada en droit et politiques de la santé, Centre de recherche en droit public, Université de Montréal
Emmanuelle Bernheim, Professeure titulaire, Faculté de droit, titulaire de la Chaire de recherche du Canada en santé mentale et accès à la justice | Full Professor, Faculty of Law, Canada Research Chair on Mental Health and Access to Justice, L’Université d’Ottawa/University of Ottawa
Sylvie Lévesque, Professor, Département de sexologie, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)
Obstetric and gynecological violence is care that is violent, disrespectful, abusive or neglectful. At its heart is the absence of consent, or consent without having received appropriate information.The Conversation

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