The Last Front Line of Human Rights: The Childfree Choice and Women Empowerment

Genero, Meio Ambiente e Direitos Humanos. César Barros Leal e Soledad Garcia Muños (Org.) Fortaleza: Expressão Gráfica e Editora. 2017; ISBN 978-85420-1086-2

24 Pages Posted: 13 Oct 2017

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Tatiana Waisberg

Escola Superior Dom Helder Camara

Date Written: March 1, 2017

Abstract

This paper aims to approach some aspects related to the denial of the childfree choice in women rights agenda in connection with liberal and radical thought approaches to human rights discourse. It is argued that the rise of family planning in illiberal societies vis-à-vis liberal societies genetic engineering paradoxes underscores moral values embedded in the separation of public and private spheres in liberal states. Further, it is argued that the new millennium trends, indicates that reducing the family size, may not only be eco-friendly, but also may lead to women empowerment.

Keywords: Human Rights; Climate Change; Women Empowerment; Family Planning; Childfree Choice

JEL Classification: K36; K34; I18; D31; N86; O44; O54; J00; B54

Suggested Citation

Waisberg, Tatiana, The Last Front Line of Human Rights: The Childfree Choice and Women Empowerment (March 1, 2017). Genero, Meio Ambiente e Direitos Humanos. César Barros Leal e Soledad Garcia Muños (Org.) Fortaleza: Expressão Gráfica e Editora. 2017; ISBN 978-85420-1086-2. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3050988

Tatiana Waisberg (Contact Author)

Escola Superior Dom Helder Camara ( email )

R. Álvares Maciel, 628 - Santa Efigênia
Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais 30150-250
Brazil

HOME PAGE: http://www.domhelder.edu.br/corpo_docente_detalhes.php?id=116

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