This one hour presentation on domestic violence and reproductive coercion provides an overview of the sexual assault and reproductive health impacts of domestic violence, specifically looking at:

  • The patterns and prevalence of unplanned pregnancy and abortion in those affected by domestic violence
  • Reproductive coercion as a perpetrator practice, and its role in the over representation of those affected by domestic violence presenting with unplanned pregnancy and abortion
  • A health care practitioner’s role in screening and responding to the needs of people subjected to reproductive coercion with a specific focus on contraceptive counselling and abortion access
  • Practitioner resources available