What to Expect: Legal Developments and Challenges in Reproductive Justice
Four Center attorneys spoke at a conference sponsored by the Cardozo Journal of Gender and Law entitled What to Expect: Legal Developments and Challenges in Reproductive Justice. Staff Attorney Suzanne Stolz, Fellow Dana Sussman and I.L.P. Regional Manager &, Senior Legal Advisor for Asia Melissa Upreti, spoke on a panel about Reproductive Human Rights. Melissa spoke about the connection between reproductive rights and the international human rights framework. Suzanne spoke about using an international human rights frame in domestic advocacy and litigation. Dana addressed the reproductive health care needs of incarcerated women, specifically shackling during pregnancy, as a human rights violation. U.S.L.P. Deputy Director, Bonnie Scott Jones joined a panel discussion on Sexuality and Education, focusing on gender stereotypes and the trouble with abstinence-only education.