Mark your calendars now to attend “Global Reproductive Politics, Reproductive Justice, and Limits of Law,” a virtual event on May 11 featuring an exciting conversation to discuss reproductive justice through an intersectional framework.
The Center for Reproductive Rights is co-sponsoring the event with the Law and Marginalization Clinic; Centre for Justice Law & Society at Jindal Global Law School, India; ARROW; and five other organisations working on SRHR issues. The event is free and open to the public. (Click here to register.)
Within a complex global legislative and advocacy landscape, this symposium will bring together experts, academics and activists from around the world who’ll deliberate on questions such as:
- What is the relationship between the law and social movements in advocacy for decriminalization of reproductive laws?
- What is reproductive justice and how do we adopt the framework of reproductive justice while advocating for SRHRJ?
- How do we understand the relationship between law, politics and regulation of sexuality?
Topics and speakers include:
Panel 1: Decriminalizing Abortion: Towards a Rights-Based Approach
- Agnieszka Król (Poland), Manager, Programs and Innovation, CREA
- Alicia Yamin (Argentina), Senior Fellow at the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology and Bioethics at Harvard Law School; Senior Scholar at the Global Health Education and Learning Incubator at Harvard University (GHELI); and Adjunct Lecturer
- Clara Rita Padilla (Philippines), Founder and Executive Director of EnGendeRights
- Phylis Mbeke Ndolo (Kenya), Founder and the Executive Director of Women Spaces Africa
- Moderator: Andrea Parra (Colombia), Queer Attorney, Feminist Legal Activist, Experiential Trainer, Independent Consultant
Panel 2: Reproductive Justice: A Discourse in Centering Access
- Nikita Sonavane (India), Co-founder of the Criminal Justice and Police Accountability Project, India
- Mytheli Sreenivas (India/USA), Associate Professor of History and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, The College of Arts and Sciences, Ohio State University
- Blas Radi (Argentina), Philosophy professor (UBA), a PhD candidate (CONICET), human rights activist, and Co-Coordinator of the Independent Chair of Trans Studies at the School of Philosophy and Literature at the University of Buenos Aires
- Maria Ní Fhlatharta (Ireland), Legal researcher, policy advisor and human rights advocate, Co-Founder, Disabled Women Ireland
- Moderator: Rupsa Mallik (India), Independent Consultant
- Event: Global Symposium on Global Reproductive Politics, Reproductive Justice and Limits of Law
- Where: Virtual/Online
- Date: Wednesday, 11 May, 2022
- Times: 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm IST; 9:30 pm – 1:30 am KST; 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm GMT