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Biolegitimacy and Restrictive Abortion Regulations in Latin America: Overview and Perspectives

October 13, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Dr. González is a renowned international expert and leader in the field of health and sexual and reproductive rights, the right to health, and gender equality. She has held several positions across the spectrum of her profession: as a service provider, policy formulator, researcher, international advisor, activist, and teacher on “health law” at the Faculty of Medicine. Dr. González is the former national public health director in Colombia and co-founder of La Mesa por la Vida y la Salud de las Mujeres and the Medical Group for The Right to Decide in Colombia. She pioneered the Causa Justa movement of Colombia that established the most liberal abortion laws in Latin America and the Caribbean. She is also part of the regional coalition “Articulación Feminista Marcosur” and was recently included as one of the 100 most influential people in the TIME100 list of 2022.


October 13, 2022
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Harvard Global Health Institute