3158.0 Reproductive justice as social justice: An international perspective

Monday, November 8, 2010: 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
This session provides an international view of reproductive justice issues for women. There are posters on abortion access, violence against women and medical mistrust of women.
Session Objectives: 1. Discuss issues related to abortion in the developed and developing world. 2. Explain the role of cultural norms as risk and protective factors for sexual violence against women. 3. Define medical mistrust and explain its relationship to institutionalized racism.

Board 1
Magnitude of postabortion care complications in Malawi
Brooke A. Levandowski, PhD, MPA, Linda Kalilani-Phiri, PhD, Edgar Kuchingale, MBBS, Fannie Kachale, MSc, Erin E. Pearson, Doctoral Candidate and Hailemichael Gebreselassie, PhD
Board 3
Health Care and Human Trafficking
Deborah A. Mulligan, MD FAAP FACEP, Robin Thompson, JD MA and John Lanza, MD PhD MPH FAAP
Board 5
Abortion the best or the worst solution for an unexpected pregnancy
Ileana M. Prejbeanu, MD, MPH, PhD, Cornelia Rada, Psycho-soc, PhD, Manuela Dragomir, MD, MPH, PhD st, Marcelina G. Mihai, MD, MPH st, Monica Laura Cara, MD, MPH, Corina-Aurelia Zugravu, MD, PhD and Cornelia Amza, MD
Board 7
Factors shaping college students' perceptions of appropriateness or legality of sexual encounters
Leigh Ann Bynum, MS, Benjamin Banahan, PhD and Ashley Thompson, MA
Board 8
Voluntary termination of pregnancy and intimate partner violence in Cameroon
Amina Alio, PhD, Hamisu Salihu, MD, PhD, Heather Clayton, MPH, Phillip Nana, MD, Euna August, MPH and Emanny Sanchez

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: APHA-Committee on Women's Rights
Endorsed by: Women's Caucus