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Feminismo, deficiência e autonomia reprodutiva: o aborto em tempos de Zika no Brasil
Em novembro de 2015, após o anúncio de que
o número de crianças nascidas com a condição clínica de microcefalia no
nordeste do Brasil havia aumentado dramaticamente, o Ministério da Saúde do
Brasil declarou emergência nacional em saúde pública (Diniz 2016a, …
Full Surrogacy Now: Feminism Against Family
Verso, 2019. 224 pages.
In the first segment of the 1963 Oscar-winning anthology film Ieri, Oggi
e Domani, Sophia Loren plays the role of Adelina, a Neapolitan woman who
sells black market cigarettes to support her family. When she receives a fine
that she cannot pay, she risks jail time. However, …
Saida Hodžić’s The Twilight of Cutting: African Activism and Life after NGOs (University of California Press, 2017) illuminates the myriad state and non-state actors collaborating on campaigns against “Female Genital Mutilation” (FGM) in Ghana, where genital cutting was already on the decline. From a uniquely multi-scalar perspective, Hodžić reveals how cutting emerged as a problem to be shared by African …
Women are having a moment. At President Trump’s State of the Union address, Democratic women wore white as a nod to suffragists and female leadership, and Nancy Pelosi’s backclap went viral. At the 2019 Oscars, women of color made history, receiving an unprecedented number of awards, and Period. End of Sentence. (2018),a film about menstruation in rural India,won best …
Science and Technology Studies (STS) can engage with social movements in a variety of forms. STS scholarship has provided methods, theories, and concepts related to how information and values are communicated between scientific disciplines and affected communities, how those communities are formed and/or dissolved around matters of concern, how they are (not) listened to and (not) legitimated, and how issues …
If I were asked for a definition of myself, I would say that I am one who waits; I investigate my surroundings, I interpret everything in terms of what I discover, I become sensitive.
— Frantz Fanon, Black Skin, White Masks
The world is not a safe place to live in.
— Gloria Anzaldúa, Borderlands/La Frontera
As second-year …