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Access to Abortion in the Middle East and North Africa

Access to Abortion

Thursday, April 6, 2023

12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

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The panel will explore access to abortion in various parts of the Arab world, the intersectionality of access for married, and unmarried women, the interplay of class in access to abortion, and how women have sought to access abortions in the face of the different barriers and restrictions that are imposed on abortion in their respective countries.

Center for Middle East Studies
Virtual Events

Samia Al Nagar, Independent Researcher
Topic: “Hippocratic Disobedience, abortion in the highly policed Sudan”

Zeina Fathallah, American University of Beirut
Topic: "Access to abortion in Lebanon (class, marriage status)

Angel Foster, University of Ottawa
Topic: “Resourcefulness in the wake of restricted access to abortions”