Debora Diniz

Vice Chair

Debora Diniz is the co-founder of Anis: Institute of Bioethics, Human Rights and Gender, one of the key feminist groups dedicated to bioethics in Latin America. An anthropologist by training, she is now a professor of the Law Faculty at the University of Brasília, in Brazil.

As a documentarian, her films received more than 50 prizes. One of her most recent films is “Zika”, which tells the story of five Brazilian women surviving to the epidemic. She has strong advocacy experience working with the Brazilian Supreme Court on cases on involving abortion, zika epidemic, marriage equality, secular state, and stem cell research. Her research interests include reproductive and sexual rights, human rights, penal systems, and research ethics.