Promoting Respect, Preventing Abuse During the Maternity Experience

  • today May 9, 2013
  • schedule 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
  • location_on 777 United Nations Plaza
    10th Floor Church Center for the UN (44th St. and 1st Ave.)

This event is open to the public. No registration is required.

Mande Limbu, LLM, JSD

Human Rights Lawyer, Advocate, Consultant, Technical Advisor
Strategist for improved maternal & reproductive health & HIV care
Human Rights Consultant to the Policy Project in Washington, DC
Former Director of Maternal, Sexual and Reproductive Health Unit of CARE-Tanzania
Secretariat-White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood for Global Health

Lynn P. Freedman, JD, MPH

Professor of Clinical Population and Family Health
Director, Averting Maternal Death and Disability Programs at Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
Attorney, Author, with a focus on Human Rights and Women's Health
Research in Asia, Sub Sahara Africa, Latin America, 50 countries

Johanna B. Fine, JD, MS

Legal Advisor, Manager-Center of Reproductive Rights
Author, Fact Finding Expert of laws/rights/safety violations in care of HIV women & induced abortions world wide
Member of the Federation of Women Lawyers of Kenya

Frances Ganges, CNM, MPH

Regional Midwife Representative of the Americas to the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) at the Hague, The Netherlands
Strengthening Midwifery Globally


The Center For Reproductive Rights
Averting Maternal Death and Disability
The White Ribbon Alliance For Safe Motherhood
International Confederation of Midwives

Maternal Health in Developing Countries
Maternal Health in Developing Countries (Credit: United Nations Photo)


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