On this episode, the LMC speaks with Sabrina Fernandes about the struggle for reproductive rights in Brazil as the religious right continues its plan to eliminate Brazil’s limited abortion laws. Sabrina Fernandes is a PhD in Sociology from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. She is also the host of the YouTube channel, Tese Onze.
For Women’s History Month, Jocelyn Viterna returns to discuss her book, “Women In War: The Micro-Processes of Mobilization in El Salvador.”
While the question of abortion is usually centered around religion; this episode shows how the real issue behind abortion is actually poverty. How does the debate change when seen under this context? Jocelyn Viterna, assoc Prof of Sociology @ Harvard Univ, explains why.