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Panel “The globalized backlash against reproductive rights movements: Latin America and Europe” at LASA Congress

17th May 2018

The LASA Congress will be held in Barcelona, 23-26 May 2018.

On Saturday 25th May, there will be a panel on Reproductive rights movements organised by Silvia De Zordo, Joanna Mishtal and Lynn Morgan:

1665 // GEN – Panel – Saturday, 5:45pm – 7:15pm, Sala PRIN Mediterráneo – P2

The globalized backlash against reproductive rights movements: Latin America and Europe
Session Organizer: Lynn M Morgan, Mount Holyoke College

  • Introduction to the conservative backlash against sexual and reproductive rights movements: Toward a global analysis: Lynn M Morgan, Mount Holyoke College
  • Against “gender,” against reproductive rights: Local meets global in religious conservative opposition: Joanna Mishtal, University of Central Florida
  • The backlash against abortion rights in Catholic Europe: the cases of Italy and Spain: Silvia De Zordo; Giulia Colavolpe Severi, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France; University of Barcelona, Spain
  • Understanding the political dimensions of the turn against sexual and reproductive rights in Peru: Camila Gianella

For more information on the Congress, please visit


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