142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Reproductive rights and justice for women including LGBTQ communities

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Tuesday, November 18, 2014: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
This session will discuss grass roots and research efforts in reproductive rights and justice that are validating the negative impact structural and systematic barriers has had on women--spiritually, physically, economically, and emotionally, and how these barriers negatively impact women in their homes and communities. This session will also discuss local, state, regional and international efforts in improving the lives of women.
Session Objectives: 1. Identify the link between reproductive rights/justice and self-esteem. 2. Identify strategies and tools to effect policy change.


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Organized by: APHA-Committee on Women's Rights
Endorsed by: Ethics, Socialist Caucus, Public Health Social Work, Women's Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)