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Reproductive Rights, Race and the US Elections

When: Tuesday, October 23, 2012 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Where: Nyumburu Center : Multipurpose Room
Event Type(s): Forum

A public conversation posing the following question: Why is abortion such a controversial electoral issue in the United States? Which groups within the United States are most affected by restrictions on abortion and birth control? How have population control policies curtailed women's reproductive justice? How do US election results affect underprivileged women within, and beyond, the United States?

Speakers: Carole McDonald of Planned Parenthood, and director of documentary A Vital Service: African American Stories of Reproductive Healthcare; Salina Rivera and Cristina Khan (Alternative Break Puerto Rico).
Moderator: Dr. Ashwini Tambe


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