HRC 50 Side Event - Reproductive injustice: Population policies and denial of bodily autonomy

Published on July 04, 2022

The Sexual Rights Initiative (SRI), and its partners: Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights, Akãhatã, the Coalition of African Lesbians (CAL), CREA, the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) and the Foundation for Women and Family Planning along with the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID), the Center for Reproductive Rights and FEMENA invite you to:

Reproductive injustice
Population policies and denial of bodily autonomy
50th session of the UN Human Rights Council

The side event explores the history and resurgence of coercive population policies - from pro-natalist policies to forced sterilisation.
Register to join us for an online conversation with feminists working in different national contexts to oppose coercive population policies by centring bodily autonomy and reproductive justice.

PANELISTS        

  • Loretta Ross, activist, public intellectual, professor and co-founder of Sister Song
  • Melissa Upreti, Chair of the UN Working Group on Discrimination Against Women and Girls
  • Sarojini N., Sama - Resource Group for Women and Health
  • Sussan Tahmasebi, FEMENA

MODERATOR

  • Pooja Badarinath, Sexual Rights Initiative

Interpretation will be available in English, French and Spanish and captioning will be available in English. 

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