Period Poverty & Anniversary of the Abortion Act
Event details
Date
Thu 20 Sep 2018 - 15:00 to 17:00
Location
TUC Regional Office
Unite House,1st Floor
NE1 8TW Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom
GB
Cost
FREE
Overview

This event has been organised by the TUC Northern Women's Group in response to motions debated at the Regional Conference in April.

At the event, attendees will hear from Councillor Linda Hughes, Darlington Borough Council. Councillor Hughes has been instrumental in the Council’s decision to support the Tees Valley Free Period campaign.

And in the 50th anniversary year of the implementation of the 1967 Abortion Act there will be a showing of the excellent short film Kind to Women. In this moving documentary women who survived illegal abortion, the nurses who picked up the pieces when things went wrong, campaigning doctors, and abortion rights advocates share vivid memories of the time; and bring to life the story of this ground breaking legislation and of a historic turning point for women's rights.

Read more about the film and watch the trailer here

If you would like to join the TUC Northern general email list (covers relevant news, campaigns and events from the region) please register your interests at http://eepurl.com/dCmmcr

Location
Period Poverty & Anniversary of the Abortion Act
TUC Regional Office
Unite House,1st Floor
NE1 8TW Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom
GB
Transport and Travel

Please note there is no on-site parking at the TUC Regional Office. Nearest car park is opposite the Unite Building on John Dobson Street.

Accessibility

The TUC office is on the first floor there is a ramp into the building and a lift is available. Any specific requirements or questions please contact the organiser.