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Student Conference 2014 Programme

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Abortion Rights Student Conference 

Saturday 22rd November

SUARTS: University of the Arts Students Union


11:00: Registration

11:30: ‘Abortion and intersectionally ‘

Shrunti Iyer, Barbara Ntumy (NUS Women’s Committee), Aisling Gallagher (NUS DSC committee)

Chaired by Susuana Antubam (NUS National Women’s Officer)

1:00-1:30: Lunch & Networking

Work Shops 1 (choice of 3) 13:30-14:30

Medical students and abortion – Vaishnavi Sornarajah (Medical Student) 

Learning abortion: medical students and choice

Clinic harassment and effective campaign strategies: Abigail Fitzgibbon (Public Policy Manager) & Jess East (Masters Student & Activist) 

Hear prospective and advice from abortion service providers and grass-root campaigners

Media: Anna Abdelnoor (Editor & founder of ALT Magazine)/Barbara Ntumy (NUS Women’s Committee)

Representing abortion: the pitfalls and possibilities of the media

Workshop 2 (choice of 3) 14:30-15:15

Migrate Students Access and experience abortion service: 

Myth busting session aimed to inform non-UK citizens to their rights in accesses reproductive services.

Tans* perspective: Stephen Davidson

Pro-trans, pro-choice

Craftivism: Jo Harrison (Artist) 

Get creative with your activism in this low-fi interactive zine workshop

Break: 15:15-15:30

15:30 ‘The Politics of choice’

Polly Toynbee (Journalist), Charlynne Pullen MP, Kerry Abel (Abortion Rights Chair)

Conference end 5pm

Abortion Rights Student Conference 2014