Reproductive rights oral history project with Peggy Antrobus

DescriptionPeggy Antrobus (born in Grenada in 1935) has been involved in programs for the advancement of women’s rights and development since the 1970s when she set up the Women’s Bureau in Jamaica. She established the Women and Development Unit (WAND) at the University of the West Indies in 1978 and was a founding member of the Caribbean Association for Feminist Research and Action (CAFRA) and DAWN (Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era). As DAWN’s General-Coordinator from 1990-96, she was actively involved in the work around the UN International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) that took place in Cairo. She has written several articles and chapters in books and her book The Global Women’s Movement: origins, issues and strategies was published by Zed Books in 2004.
NotesThe transcript of this interview is available upon request at the Graduate Institute Archives by writing to archives[at]