Journal Article

“Reproductive Health and Rights in East Jerusalem: The Effects of Militarisation and Biopolitics on the Experiences of Pregnancy and Birth of Palestinians Living in the Kufr ‘Aqab Neighbourhood”

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Author: Layaly Hamayel, Doaa Hammoudeh, and Lynn Welchman
Language: English
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Reproductive Health Matters

 A qualitative study of family life in Kufr ‘Aqab that investigated the political determinants of reproductive health in East Jerusalem, specifically the access to maternal care for Jerusalemite families living behind the wall in the Kufr ‘Aqab neighborhood. The effect of Israeli biopolitics aimed at reducing the Palestinian population in the city was explored.