Category «Pro-choice activists»

Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza

Win the world’s biggest jackpot Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza (Cenad, Romania , 17 of April of 1938 ) is a German Catholic feminist theologian of Romanian origin. She is professor of theology at the Harvard School of Theology and holds the Krister Stendahl Chair of Sacred Scripture and Inerpretation. Biography He was born in Cenad, in …

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 …