Maria Olivella-Quintana (Barcelona, 1983) is a feminist researcher and practitioner specialised in gender, sexual and reproductive health and rights and intersectionality. She is currently finishing her PhD in Anthropology at Universitat Rovira i Virgili (Spain) where she is researching on intersectionality and Spanish gender related violence laws. Maria has worked for the last 7 years as a facilitator, educator and researcher within public, academic and civil society institutions in Spain, USA and the UK.
Unequal access to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) is one of the major signs of gender inequality around the world. However, even in discrimination conditions, women have led change.