Social Policy Matters

Welcome to the School of Social Policy’s bi-monthly e-magazine, where our students and academics share innovative research and opinions across the areas of sociology, social policy, criminology, health service management and social work.

Abortion, shame and the "cult of death": the ingrained misogyny of the UK government

Relationships and sex education expert Dr Sophie King-Hill deconstructs the anti-abortion views held by some UK politicians. 

Published December 12 2022

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