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Whose Body Is It? Women's Rights Under Attack

Whose Body Is It? Women's Rights Under Attack

Monday, October 24, 2011 - 11:00pm to Tuesday, October 25, 2011 - 1:00am

Panel Discussion with :

Vanessa Volz, Executive Director, Sojourner House

Susan Llyod Yolen, Vice-President, Public Policy and Advocacy

Kate Brock, Executive Director, Ocean State Action

Lt. Governor Elizebeth Roberts, moderator

The panel will discuss

  • How the Right has made access to abortion and birth control more difficult;
  • How that access is even more difficult for women of color and low income women;
  • How abortion issues threaten to derail the development of the Health Insurance Exchange here in RI
  • How funding is being cut for programs that assist victims of domestic violence
  • And what we can do to push back. 

 

Location

Room 117 Macmillan Hall
167 Thayer St
02912 Providence , RI