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Annabel Sowemimo Dr

  • CountryUnited Kingdom


Dr Annabel Sowemimo is a Sexual and Reproductive Health doctor and writer. Her interests include addressing Gender Based Violence particularly Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and improving SRH access for people of colour. She is a regular contributor for online platforms including Black Ballad and gal-dem on a range of topics from health, social justice to culture and music. She holds an undergraduate degree in Medical Anthropology and an MSc in Sexual & Reproductive Health Research. 

Annabel is founder of Decolonising Contraception a community interest company aimed at addressing the unethical history in sexual and reproductive healthparticularly experimentation on people of colour. Decolonising contraception is about understanding how culture and history impact these populations and effect how they experience sexual & reproductive health care. 

In 2019 Dr Sowemimo joined Dr Luiza Prado in Research Network: Long Graceful Grasses at Iniva. Dr Sowemimo reflected on Dr Prado’s performance-lecture by discussing the discovery of modern day abortifacients in Brazil, the medicalisation of abortion and the current fight for reproductive justice. 

Annebel Sowemimo is based in the UK. 

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