The Zika Virus and Reproductive Heath Rights

March 01, 2017 • 12:30 PM • Law School 4047
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As a parallel event with the Second Annual Global Health Film Festival scheduled for February 27 through March 4, Debora Diniz, law professor at the University of Brasilia and co-founder of Anis: Institute of Bioethics, Human Rights and Gender, will discuss the Zika virus and its impact on reproductive rights for women in Brazil based on her work before the Brazilian Supreme Court on cases involving abortion, marriage equality, and stem cell research. Diniz is also vice-chair on the board of the International Women's Health Coalition (IWHC), an advisory committee member of Global Doctors for Choice, and co-editor of the Developing World Bioethics journal. Co-sponsored by the International Human Rights Clinic, the Center for International and Comparative Law, Duke Human Rights Center at the Kenan Institute for Ethics, Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute, International Law Society, the Duke Global Health Film Festival and the Human Rights Law Society. Lunch will be served. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Ali Prince at