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The UN’s “My Body is My Own” study looked at women’s bodily autonomy around the world.

Nearly half the women in 57 countries around the world face restrictions on what they can do with their bodies, such as have sex, use contraception or...

The authors of the report by the United Nations Population Fund addressed for the first time women’s bodily autonomy.

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The study entitled “My Body is My Own” lists attacks on women in 57 countries, ranging from rape to forced sterilisation to virginity tests and genital mutilation.

The study looks at restrictions on women deciding what to do with their bodies without fear of violence or a…

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