Posts Tagged: women’s rights

Holy Politics: Exploring Catholicism, Dictatorship and Women’s Rights in Chile

A Brief Introduction Chile, a country that prides itself on their democracy and vibrant economy has tried to move past the dark history that brings to mind stories of torture and violence. For almost two decade Chile suffered a period

Holy Politics: Exploring Catholicism, Dictatorship and Women’s Rights in Chile

A Brief Introduction Chile, a country that prides itself on their democracy and vibrant economy has tried to move past the dark history that brings to mind stories of torture and violence. For almost two decade Chile suffered a period

Maquiladoras, Misogyny, and Migration: Exploring Femicide in Ciudad Juárez

This dossier is examining the multiple components that contribute to the proliferation of femicide, as well as the actions being taken to curb it.

Maquiladoras, Misogyny, and Migration: Exploring Femicide in Ciudad Juárez

This dossier is examining the multiple components that contribute to the proliferation of femicide, as well as the actions being taken to curb it.

Casas, Lidia. “Invoking Conscientious Objection in Reproductive Health Care: Evolving Issues in Peru, Mexico and Chile.” Reproductive Health Matters November 2009: 78-87. accessed 11 May 2015.

A medical provider may invoke a legal provision called “conscientious objection” if they, the health care provider, does not agree to the procedure being performed and can be extended to include such things as dispensing birth control and other medication.

Casas, Lidia. “Invoking Conscientious Objection in Reproductive Health Care: Evolving Issues in Peru, Mexico and Chile.” Reproductive Health Matters November 2009: 78-87. accessed 11 May 2015.

A medical provider may invoke a legal provision called “conscientious objection” if they, the health care provider, does not agree to the procedure being performed and can be extended to include such things as dispensing birth control and other medication.

Dignity Denied: Violation of Rights of HIV Positive Women in Chilean Health Facilities Center for Reproductive Rights (2010) Accessed April 15, 2015

Women who are HIV Positive are sterilized to prevent the births of HIV positive children. This report outlines many factors that contribute to the multiple risks that women in Chile face due to structural barriers in cultural and social undercurrents

Dignity Denied: Violation of Rights of HIV Positive Women in Chilean Health Facilities Center for Reproductive Rights (2010) Accessed April 15, 2015

Women who are HIV Positive are sterilized to prevent the births of HIV positive children. This report outlines many factors that contribute to the multiple risks that women in Chile face due to structural barriers in cultural and social undercurrents

Against Her Will: Forced and Coerced Sterilization of Women Worldwide (chile)

Forced sterilization occurs when the individual is sterilized without their consent or the ability to provide consent. Unlike forced sterilization, coerced sterilization occurs when incentives, misinformation or intimidation tactics compel an individual to undergo the procedure, therefore the are given

Against Her Will: Forced and Coerced Sterilization of Women Worldwide (chile)

Forced sterilization occurs when the individual is sterilized without their consent or the ability to provide consent. Unlike forced sterilization, coerced sterilization occurs when incentives, misinformation or intimidation tactics compel an individual to undergo the procedure, therefore the are given

Godoy‐Paiz, Paula. “Not Just “Another Woman”: Femicide and Representation in Guatemala.” The Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology 17, no. 1 (2012): 88-109.

The author writes about femicide in Guatemala, beginning with a general overview of what the phenomenon is and who plays a role and ending with a personal account from a victim’s mother. Godoy-Paiz defines femicide as the killing of women

Godoy‐Paiz, Paula. “Not Just “Another Woman”: Femicide and Representation in Guatemala.” The Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology 17, no. 1 (2012): 88-109.

The author writes about femicide in Guatemala, beginning with a general overview of what the phenomenon is and who plays a role and ending with a personal account from a victim’s mother. Godoy-Paiz defines femicide as the killing of women

Fregoso, Rosa-Linda, and Cynthia Bejarano. Terrorizing Women: Feminicide in the Americas. New York. Duke University Press, 2010.

Annotation: Terrorizing Women: Feminicide in the Americas, chronicles a diverse range of personal accounts of feminicide, otherwise known as hate crimes specifically targeted at women, in Guatemala, Peru, Costa Rica, Mexico and Argentina. These accounts vary from scholarly articles and

Fregoso, Rosa-Linda, and Cynthia Bejarano. Terrorizing Women: Feminicide in the Americas. New York. Duke University Press, 2010.

Annotation: Terrorizing Women: Feminicide in the Americas, chronicles a diverse range of personal accounts of feminicide, otherwise known as hate crimes specifically targeted at women, in Guatemala, Peru, Costa Rica, Mexico and Argentina. These accounts vary from scholarly articles and