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About Kimberly Theidon

Kimberly Theidon is a medical anthropologist specializing in Latin America. She is a 2014-2015 Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington DC, and will then begin her appointment as the Henry J. Leir Chair of International Humanitarian Studies at the Fletcher School, Tufts University.

Articles by Kimberly Theidon

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Adam Bychawski is an editorial assistant at openDemocracy.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Hidden in plain sight: children born of wartime sexual violence

Abortions and infanticide are widely reported in post-conflict settings. In Peru, women narrated familial and communal consequences of the internal-armed conflict, becoming bearers of collective history. From States of Impunity.

First do no harm: enforced sterilizations and gender justice in Peru

From 1996 to 2000 the Peruvian state subjected an estimated 270,000 women to enforced sterilizations under the guise of 'family planning'. How did an architecture of impunity sanction large-scale sexual violence? From States of Impunity.

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