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Reproductive Coercion
CPD Hours / Duration
1 hour/s
Depends on Membership level

Reproductive Coercion

Presenter Pamela Doherty

Pamela Doherty has worked with Children by Choice as their Education and Training Co-ordinator since 2009. Children by Choice provides counselling, information and education services on all options with an unplanned pregnancy, including abortion, adoption and parenting. Children by Choice has been working to advance Queenslanders' reproductive choices, and to improve access to safe and legal abortion since 1972.

Children by Choice are recognised nationally and internationally as a key advocacy group for the needs and rights of women in relation to reproductive and sexual health. For more information about our work visit

Course Content

Reproductive Coercion, a new area of research, is believed to be on the rise in Australia and its effects can be far and wide.

In this webinar, we will discuss reproductive coercion, and its link with Domestic Violence, unplanned pregnancy and abortion. You will also explore how health care practitioners can support reproductive autonomy and empower women to exercise their reproductive rights.

Target Audience

Learning Outcomes

In this session, you will:

  • Increase your understanding of the link between domestic violence and unplanned pregnancy
  • Identify reproductive coercion and behaviours or reproductive
  • Develop skills to support people experiencing an reproductive coercion
  • Acquire knowledge of contraceptive methods suitable for those experiencing reproductive coercion
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