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The Coat Hanger Project - Film Screening

Mon, October 4, 2010 • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM • Par 203

Film Screening

The Coat Hanger Project is a documentary film about abortion and the current state of the reproductive justice/pro-choice movement.

Before the legalization of abortion in 1973 in the United States, thousands of women died from complications resulting from botched illegal abortions. Currently, the Guttmacher Institute estimates that 60,000 - 80,000 women worldwide die annually from unsafe abortions. An additional 5,000,000 women suffer permanent or temporary injury.

Feminist filmmaker and director of this film, Angie Young, will be at the screening to answer questions and discuss the film.
 
For more information on the film, visit:

http://www.thecoathangerproject.com/

Sponsored by: Gender and Sexuality Center and co-sponsored by the Center for Women's and Gender Studies


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