Debora Diniz

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Debora Diniz Rodrigues (known as Debora Diniz), is an anthropologist and law professor at the University of Brasilia, and a co-founder and researcher at Anis: Institute for Bioethics. She is also a researcher, writer and documentary filmmaker. Her research projects focus on bioethics, feminism, human rights and health. She was a visiting researcher at the University of Leeds, the University of Michigan, the University of Toronto, among other institutions.[1][2][3]

By 2016, Diniz had received about 90 awards, including scientific and academic awards for her films at festivals, including the Fred L. Soper Award for Excellence in Public Health Literature, the Pan American Health Organization, in 2012, for the publication of her National Abortion Survey.[4]

Her research found that one in five Brazilian women had an abortion by age 40.[5]


  1. ^ "Currículo do Sistema de Currículos Lattes (Debora Diniz)".
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  4. ^ "Debora Diniz ganha prêmio de Direitos Humanos da Universidade de São Paulo".
  5. ^ "The Zika Virus and Brazilian Women's Right to Choose". The New York Times.