From Mapping Feminist Anthropology for the 21st Century, edited by Ellen Lewin and Leni Silverstein
Pleased to be among such a wonderful group of colleagues. My chapter is “Pasts Imperfect: Talking about Justice with Former Combatants in Colombia.”
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First do no harm: enforced sterilizations and gender justice in Peru
From 1996 to 2000 the Peruvian state subjected an estimated 270,000 women to enforced sterilizations under the guise of ‘family planning’. How did an architecture of impunity sanction large-scale sexual violence? From States of Impunity.
Abortions and infanticide are widely reported in post-conflict settings. In Peru, women narrated familial and communal consequences of the internal-armed conflict, becoming bearers of collective history. From States of Impunity.