[act-ma] Oct 12: Reproductive Justice Ambassadors Tour

jeremy ogusky jeremyogusky at gmail.com
Wed Oct 7 06:04:14 PDT 2009

*Save the Date!*

The Harvard School of Public Health Program on International Health and
Human Rights, the Working Group on Women, Gender, & Health and the Center
for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE) Invite you to a Panel Discussion

*Reproductive Justice Ambassadors Tour*

Monday, October 12, 2009
6:00 pm—8:00 pm

Harvard School of Public Health
François-Xavier Bagnoud Building
Room number TBD
651 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115


*State Representative Kay Khan
*11th Middlesex District (*Welcoming Remarks*)*

Serra Sippel*
President, Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE)

*Fisseha Mekonnen Alemu*
Executive Director, Family Guidance Association of Ethiopia

*Sergia Galván Ortega*
Executive Director, Colectiva Mujer y Salud, Dominican Republic

*Grace Sedio*
Project Officer, Bomme Isago Association, and member, International
Community of Women Living with HIV and AIDS, Botswana

*Aziza Ahmed*
Project Manager, Program on International Health and Human Rights, Harvard
School of Public Health (*Moderator*)

Women and girls in developing countries face a constellation of reproductive
health challenges: high levels of unmet need for family planning, high rates
of unintended pregnancies and maternal death, and a burgeoning HIV and AIDS
pandemic.  Panelists will discuss why investing in comprehensive sexual and
reproductive health and rights is urgently needed and how the U.S. can
strengthen holistic, human rights-based care overseas that breaks down the
divisions among HIV/AIDS, reproductive health, and maternal and child

This event is free and open to the public.  Light refreshments will be

Please RSVP to Katey Zeh at *kzeh at genderhealth.org* <kzeh at genderhealth.org>.
Room number will be emailed.
For more information, please contact
*kwhipkey at genderhealth.org*<kwhipkey at genderhealth.org>

Additional co-sponsors include: Harvard Law School Human Rights Program and
Harvard Law Students for Reproductive Justice
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