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The Intersections of Reproductive Oppression, Gender-Based Violence
and Survivor Justice
Thursday, January 26, 2023
12:00-1:00 CDT/1:00-2:00 EDT

Reproductive rights discussions must include the context of gender-based violence and reproductive oppression. Hear from our panelists about the connections of gender-based violence and control of women’s bodies within a global context, and what needs to change for survivors to achieve justice and reproductive rights to flourish.

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Let’s call it what it is. Femicide.

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Why do we steer away from the term “femicide”? Is it because it seems like the word is removed from our own lives? Femicide is a crime of the domestic sphere, typically with an escalating pattern of violence and abuse. Research shows that power and control are almost always the impetus for violence. The struggle is entangled with the roles of women in society: cultural norms, expectations, stereotypes, misogyny, economic disparities, vulnerabilities. 

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We provide legal reform and systems change support through a survivor-led coordinated community response that prioritizes equality and safety, in order to effectively end gender-based violence against women and girls.

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To stop and prevent violence, a comprehensive and coordinated community response is needed,
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