Rodante van der Waal
February 2023: Podcast on autonomy and self-determination in childbirth!
December 2022: Information video on obstetric violence
September 2022: New paper out! Obstetric violence: An intersectional refraction through abolition feminism
Rodante van der Waal (she/they, 1992) is a PhD-candidate in Care Ethics at the University of Humanistic Studies in Utrecht, a lecturer in care ethics, and an independent midwife in Amsterdam, both located in the Netherlands. She has a BA in midwifery, and a BA and MA in Philosophy (cum laude) from the University of Amsterdam. Her research focus is on obstetric violence and reproductive justice from feminist, postcolonial, abolitionist, and care studies perspectives. Papers from her hand have been published or accepted in Frontiers, Agenda, Feminist Anthropology, Birth, and Nursing Ethics. She is a founding member of the Critical Midwifery Studies Collective and the editor of Contractions, a political podcast on midwifery. Rodante.firstname.lastname@example.org
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