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MEM: Debora Diniz, Informal conversation about the Zika virus and reproductive rights in Brazil

February 28, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Please join us on Tuesday, February 28 (2 PM, Alumni 308) for an informal conversation about the Zika virus and reproductive rights in Brazil with Debora Diniz. Debora is an anthropologist and law professor at the University of Brasília in Brazil. She is co-founder of Anis: Institute of Bioethics, Human Rights and Gender, one of the key feminist groups dedicated to bioethics in Latin America.
Debora has produced a documentary on the Zika virus. Her recent editorial in Developing World Bioethics is attached, and several other references are listed below should you like to read further.

Diniz, Debora; GUMIERI, S. ; GALLI, B. ; COOK, R. J. ; DICKENS, B. M. . Zika virus infection in Brazil and human rights obligations. International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics. Supplement, v. 136, p. 105, 2017.

Diniz, Debora. The Protection to Women’s Fundamental Rights Violated by the Zika Virus Epidemic. American Journal of Public Health, v. 106, p. e9-e9, 2016.

Diniz, Debora; Madeiro, Alberto ; Medeiros, Marcelo . Brazilian women avoiding pregnancy during Zika epidemic. JOURNAL OF FAMILY PLANNING AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE, v. 43, p. 43, 2016.

This event is co-sponsored by ABRE (Brazilian Alliance for Research and Education) at UNC and MEM.


February 28, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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