Trading on the Female Body

StopSurrogacyNow invites you to a global conversation on surrogacy.
Surrogacy is an international problem that demands an international
solution. Come and learn about how we can work together to
Stop. Surrogacy. Now.

Trading on the Female Body

Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 1:00-3:00 PM
The Benjamin Hotel 125 East 50th Street, New York, NY 10022

Hear Firsthand from Women Harmed by Surrogacy and Egg Donation

Panelists to Include
Kelly Martinez – 3x gestational surrogate
Gail Robinson – gestational surrogate
Kylee Gilman – egg donor
Jessica Kern – born of surrogacy

And Hear from an Expert Panel Featuring Feminist
Campaigners against Surrogacy

Julie Bindel – Journalist, author, and feminist activist who has done undercover reporting on surrogacy will give an on the ground report on what is happening and what needs to be done strategically to stop surrogacy.

Pierrette Pape – Policy and Campaigns Director at the European Women’s Lobby will discuss the current status of surrogacy in the European context, what has been done, and what still needs to be done to abolish surrogacy.

Janice Raymond – Professor and author, will discuss the historical context that has brought us the modern commercial industry of surrogacy.
 

Kathy Sloan – Author, speaker, and feminist activist will present on the growth of surrogacy in the U.S. and the problems of state-by-state legislation.

Moderated by Jennifer Lahl – Founder and President of The Center for Bioethics and Culture, and documentary filmmaker whose credits include Breeders: A Subclass of Women? and Eggsploitation.

The Commission on the Status of Women (#CSW61) will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 13 to 24 March 2017.

We believe that the practice of commercial surrogacy is indistinguishable from
the buying and selling of children. We stand together asking national
governments of the world and leaders of the international
community to work together to end this practice and
Stop Surrogacy Now.

Please join us! Space is limited, reserve your spot at
info@stopsurrogacynow.com

 

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