Obesity: a social problem, not an individual one
Co-author Jimmy E. Ramos Valencia
Metadiscourses represent body weight as a consequence of lifestyle. In neoliberal societies, where the “autonomous and self-regulated individual” is highly valued, the social construction regarding “fat people” is especially condemnatory.
State also Violates Women’s Rights’
Co-author Kevin S. Tiburcio
Violence exercised by health professionals on women’s bodies and reproductive processes is still present in Latin America. This violence goes against the State’s obligation to guarantee respect and access to rights.