Last Rights: Women and Medical Assistance in Dying
Women's Studies, Popular Culture, Social Issues, Social Justice, Canada
A majority of the key players in the debate on medical
assistance in dying in Canada have been women. From
Sue Rodriguez in 1993 to the federal government’s latest
law on assisted death, women have taken up leadership
roles on the issue as litigators, judges and policy-makers.
Jocelyn Downie, "Last Rights: Women and Medical Assistance in Dying" (2016) 30:2 Herizons 16.