Panels ¦ Workshops ¦ Debates ¦ Films ¦ Performances ¦ Exhibitions
Speakers include Preethi Sundaram (IPPF), Clare Murphy (BPAS), Marge Berer (International Campaign for Women’s Right to Safe Abortion), Eleanor White (Abortion Rights Campaign). Chaired by Mara Clarke, from Abortion Support Network
Speakers include Dr Nevila Pahumi (University of Michigan), Aleh Stankova (LSE) and Dr Eszter Tarsoly (UCL – SSEES). Chaired by Marta Kotwas, from Dziewuchy Dziewuchom London.
3pm – 4.15pm: Progress and challenges in the fight for sexual and reproductive rights in Latin America
Speakers include Juliana Cano (Amnesty International), Sonia Corrêa (Associação Brasileira Interdisciplinar de AIDS, Sexual Policy Watch), Anita Peña-Saavedra (campaign “Aborto Pura Vida”, Sisters Uncut) and Illary Valenzuela (London Latinxs, Sin Fronteras, LAWRS). Chaired by Lieta Vivaldi, Chilean lawyer and member of the campaign “Por el derecho a decidir, también en Chile”.
Workshops and talks
1.30pm: Talk with Viva la Vulva “Doctors in the fight for reproductive justice”
Speakers include Sean Rees and Maira Vera-Poblete, UCL medical students
2.30pm “Pro-choice craftivism and zine making”, workshop facilitated by 15M London Women‘ s Assembly
3.30pm Talk with Speaking of IMELDA
4pm “Herbs for women”, workshop facilitated by Radical Herbalism
Exhibitions and performances
Curated by Poli Palian (Polish Feminists), with works by Katrina Majkut, Guerrilla Girls Broadband and Marzena Ablewska-Lech.
Exhibition by “Sin Fronteras”
Curated by Illary Valenzuela (LAWRS) and Ingrid Guyon (Photosynthesis). Four young migrant Latin American women will present their photography projects depicting the politics of homelessness, migration, identity and story-telling.
Curated by Magda Fabianczyk (Dziewuchy Dziewuchom London) and Mercedes Tarrío (15M London Women‘ s Assembly)
Festival of Choice 2016 – Organisers and partners: 15M London Women’s Assembly ¦ Abortion Support Network ¦ Amnesty International UK ¦ CAWN – Central America Women’s Network ¦ Dziewuchy Dziewuchom Londyn ¦ Feminist Fightback ¦ Imperial College Feminist Society ¦ LAWRS – Latin American Women’s Rights Service ¦ Music Quiz for Abortion Support Network ¦ No limits – Sin Fronteras ¦ Polish Feminists ¦ Royal Holloway Feminist Society ¦ Speaking of IMELDA ¦ Viva la Vulva – UCL
*The programme may be subjected to last minutes changes*