The recent overturning of Roe vs. Wade upset millions of people across the United States and has had ripple effects on abortion rights all over the world. Abortion is ultimately a women’s rights issue and a women’s health issue. Roe vs. Wade was a temporary protection for women’s rights to abortion in the United States.
Roe vs. Wade overturned doesn’t mean we stop fighting for women’s reproductive rights. It does mean we have to take a closer look at how and what the women’s rights movement is fighting for. The War and Worship of Women’s Bodies, a selection of women’s rights films from the Voices for Change, online film collection and hopes to re-inspire people all over the world to defend women’s reproductive rights, including women’s right to abortion. In going on this cinematic journey together, we see women’s resilience and persistence. We are invited to support and revere them, seeing them through their own eyes — healed and whole.