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Sasha Isaac

Sasha Isaac is a recent graduate writing and presenting on issues to do with reproductive ethics. She is particularly interested in the phenomenological experience of women living in low income communities, having written her Master’s thesis on transnational surrogacy with a specific focus on the experience of surrogates specifically.  

 

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Ectogenesis, Feminism, and the Metaphysics of Pregnancy

Posted Thu 12 Sep 2019 - 11:57 | 1,430 views

Advances in biological sciences suggest that in the future it would be possible to give birth to babies outside of the woman's body, and this upsets assumptions that connect reproductive labour to fixed gender roles. What are then the implications for feminist imaginations and futures?

Image description: Foetus with umblical cord