Category «Pro-choice activists»

Tewhida Ben Sheikh

Tewhida Ben Sheikh (also known as Tawhida Ben Cheikh or Taouhida Ben Cheikh) (January 2, 1909 in Tunis – December 6, 2010) 1 was the first modern Muslim woman in North Africa to become a doctor . She was a pioneer in sexual health, in particular by facilitating access to contraceptive methods and abortion . …

Marie Stopes

Marie Charlotte Carmichael Stopes ( 15 of October 1880 – 2 of October 1958) was an author, paleobotánica, researcher, eugenicist Scottish defender women ‘s rights and pioneer in the field of birth planning . His contributions in paleontology and coal classification were very significant, besides being the first academic of his faculty in the University …

Simone Veil

Simone Veil ( Nice , 13 of July of 1927 ) lawyer and political French , surviving the Holocaust , as Minister of Health in the government of Valéry Giscard d’Estaing , enacted the law called Act Veil by which decriminalized abortion in France . She was the first woman to preside over the European …

Goretti Horgan

Goretti Horgan is an Irish socialist activist and lecturer in social policy at the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland . 1 Biography Born in Ireland, she was named by Maria Goretti . He attends college before moving to England . He later returned to Dublin , where he involved in pro-choice campaigning. Prior to …

Gisele Halimi

Gisèle Halimi ( Tunisia , 1927 ), born Zeiza Gisèle Élise Taïeb, is a feminist lawyer , activist and essayist Franco – Tunisian . 1 Biography Born in La Goulette , a Jewish mother and father, she was educated at a French lyceum in Tunisia, and then attended the University of Paris, where she graduated …

Christine Delphy

Christine Delphy (n. Paris 1941 ) is a feminist, writer and theoretical sociologist. She was co -founder of the Women ‘s Liberation Movement in 1970 and the Questions Feministes (1977-80) and Nouvelles questions feministes (1980-present) New feminist questions) with Simone de Beauvoir. Delphy is a researcher and feminist activist, pioneer of the second wave of …

Bill Baird

William F. “Bill” Baird is a Pro American election activist , founder of the Pro Choice League . It established the first national referral center for abortion in 1964 , and shortly after the first abortion and birth control center on a campus in the United States . Biography Baird was clinical director of EMKO, …

Simone de Beauvoir

Simone de Beauvoir ( Paris , 9 of January of 1908 – ibid . 14 of April of 1986 ) was an author , teacher and philosopher French defender of human and women ‘s rights. 1 He wrote novels, essays, biographies and monographs on political, social and philosophical topics. His thinking is framed in the …