HLED 4 â€“ Assignment #1
Reproductive Healthcare in the Time of COVID-19
Due Date: Â Sunday 9/26/21 by 11:59pm
Purpose: Â The purpose of this assignment is to engage you in critical reflection regarding the impact of COVID-19 on womenâ€™s sexual and reproductive rights and healthcare around the world.Â
Skills: This assignment will help you gain the following skills that are essential to your success in class:
Demonstrate critical thinking when providing a viewpoint and personal perspective.
Knowledge: This assignment will help you become familiar with the following important content knowledge in the discipline:
Challenges to reproductive healthcare in the United States and globally
Select one of the following articles written by researchers at the Guttmacher Institute, a leading policy research organization in the field of sexual and reproductive health. The first two articles discuss the impact of COVID-19 on reproductive healthcare. The third article is a policy analysis of the recently enacted law in Texas. Remember, you only need to discuss ONE article, though you may discuss more than one if you like.
Answer the following questions in a (minimum) 450 word (1.5 page) response. Please number your answers and use 12-point font, double-spaced.
Briefly summarize the articleâ€™s main points in your own words. (150-word minimum)
How does this topic relate to readings from our textbook thus far? Include a minimum of two (2) citations* (quotes or paraphrased material) from our textbook (Chapters 1-5) to demonstrate a connection between your article and the text. (200-word minimum)
Briefly discuss any question(s) provoked by the article or issue(s) that you feel need to be researched further. (100-word minimum)
Please refer to the information on LBCCâ€™s Academic Honesty (Links to an external site.) (pages 13-15) and type out the following statement: â€œI (list your name here) have read, understand, and agree to abide by the Academic Honesty policy as referenced in HLED-4 Womenâ€™s Health issues. I have also read and understand the course syllabus.â€
*Note: You do not need to include a Works Cited page. For each citation, please include the authorâ€™s last name and the page number from our textbook â€“ for example (Alexander, p. 43).