Grateful acknowledgement is made to the following institutions for primary sources:
Center for Reproductive Rights
Comparative Education Review
Latin American Bureau
National Post Company
Organization of American States
About the Author
Jadwiga Mooney is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Arizona. Her teaching and research focuses on Latin America, Gender, and Comparative/Global History, with an emphasis on health and gender equality in the late 20th century. She is currently studying the social politics of fertility regulation in Chile from 1964-1989, and is involved in a project exploring challenges to reproductive rights by comparing and contrasting historical and political circumstances of groups of women in Puerto Rico, Peru, and North Carolina.
About the Lesson Plan Author
Bill Velto is an Upper School History Teacher at Cary Academy in Cary, North Carolina, teaching World History and an elective Terrorism: Modern Political Violence. Prior to that, he taught at James Pace High School in Brownsville, Texas, and Potsdam High School in Potsdam, New York. Bill holds degrees from St. Lawrence University and the University of Texas at Brownsville. He is a Teaching Fellow for the Choices Education Program at the Watson Institute for International Studies and has presented at numerous national conferences on a variety of topics.