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Reforming Abortion Law: Comparative Perspectives 22/03/2013

This conference brings together leading international experts in the fields of comparative constitutional law, gender and law, and abortion law reform. It will provide a timely opportunity to reflect on and analyse the regulation of abortion in Ireland, across Europe and in the USA. Combining academic and practitioner insights, the seminar will inform current debates on reproductive and sexual health and human rights in Ireland today.

This event will mark the launch of the GENDER, LAW AND SEXUALITY (GLAS) research initiative in the Faculty of Law, University College Cork. This initiative supports collaborative and interdisciplinary research in UCC Law across a range of thematic areas, including in fields of human rights law, health and medical law, employment law, migration and refugee law, criminal justice and family law.

Professor Carol Sanger, Barbara Aronstein Black, Professor of Law, Columbia University, New York
Professor Blanca Rodriguez Ruiz, University of Sevilla, Spain
Dr Ruth Fletcher, Dept of Law, Keele University, UK
Johanna Westeson, Centre for Reproductive Rights, NY, USA
Professor Siobhán Mullally, University College Cork
Dr Claire Murray, University College Cork

Date: Friday March 22nd 2013

Registration 1-1.30pm
Programme: 1.30-5.30pm

Venue: Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, College Road, Room G_06
University College Cork

Contact: Noreen Delea, Law Department, UCC
Tel: 021 490 3220 email:

68 tickets available

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