Theorizing obstetric violence through feminist, intersectional and gender neutral perspectives

Introduction. One of the ongoing feminist challenges is the answer to the question of what extend women face violence and how it can be unveiled and prevented. While many forms of violence against women have risen to the social, political and legal surface worldwide, there is still a wide spectrum of uncharted ground that needs… Continue reading Theorizing obstetric violence through feminist, intersectional and gender neutral perspectives

Let’s talk about perinatal intimate partner violence and obstetric violence

Many women have experienced and continue to experience perinatal abuse, which consists of violence prior and during pregnancy, obstetric violence and postpartum violence. This phenomenon is quite complicate, since the literature talks about perinatal intimate partner violence (e.g. Silverman et al., 2006; Alhusen et al., 2013; Brown et al., 2008; etc.) and obstetric violence (e.g… Continue reading Let’s talk about perinatal intimate partner violence and obstetric violence