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Saturday, March 18 • 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Reproductive Freedoms: How Jewish Women in the US and Abroad Are Fighting Back Against Dobbs and Other Restrictions

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Roe v Wade has been overturned, and the right and access to an abortion has been lost in many states. While some countries, like Rwanda and Ethiopia, are liberalizing family planning and abortion, basic rights for women in the United States are being taken away. Join Tamara Kreinin to discuss the well-being of women and girls globally and in the United States -- from the 214 million women around the world who want contraception and can't get it to the 37,000 girls who are married each day and taken from their childhoods. Kreinin will then take us back to Louisiana and discuss how we can each make a difference for individual women, as well as improve the systems that do not protect them. Core to Tamara's own activism are values grounded in tikkun olam and fundamental Jewish views of the world.

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Tamara Kreinin

Tamara Kreinin joined the Packard Foundation in 2012 as director of the Population and Reproductive Health program after serving as the executive director of women and population at the United Nations Foundation; there she designed and implemented initiatives to improve life for women... Read More →

Saturday March 18, 2023 2:15pm - 3:15pm CDT
Congregation Gates of Prayer Lake Library