A Recount of Anarchist Emma Goldman’s Experience of Midwifery in the 1890’s Shows How Far Reproductive Rights Have Come… and the Importance of Keeping Them

In her autobiography, “Living My Life”, famed anarchist Emma Goldman, recounts her experience as a midwife, serving mostly poor immigrants who could not afford a doctor for childbirth. Her experience shows what life was like before safe reproductive options were available and illuminates the impact of those who have tirelessly dedicated their activism to women’s reproductive rights have made on…