Discussion Forum

We will be hosting our second discussion forum on the 20th of May. The forum will be held in Galway. 

The topic of the discussion forum is Parenting. 

Further information and applications are available here

 

Roadshows

Castlebar Roadshow

Have you experience accessing the following: Fertility treatment, Contraception, Abortion services, Pregnancy and childbirth services, Parenting supports Surrogacy, fostering or adoption services Do you have a disability/mental health diagnosis/chronic condition? We are interested in the experiences of people with disabilities in this area. We also want to hear from professionals who support people in these areas. We will be in the Letterkenny Community Centre Pearse Road on the 22nd of November 2019 from 10 am to 2pm. The project team will have more information and can help you record your story. realproductivejustice.com

The Re(al) Productive Justice Team will be in Letterkenny on the 22nd of November! 

 

Have you experience accessing the following:

Fertility treatment,

Contraception,

Abortion services,

Pregnancy and childbirth services,

Parenting supports

Surrogacy, fostering or adoption services

Do you have a disability/mental health diagnosis/chronic condition? We are interested in the experiences of people with disabilities in this area. We also want to hear from professionals who support people in these areas.

We will be in the Letterkenny Community Centre Pearse Road on the 22nd of November 2019 from 10 am to 2pm. The project team will have more information and can help you record your story.

 

Opening Conference

Re(al) Productive Justice will be launched at an event in the ILAS building in NUI Galway on the 23rd of May 2019.

The opening conference will feature panels on all areas of disability and reproductive justice, including fertility and contraception (including assisted reproduction and sterilisation); abortion; pregnancy and birth, and parenting (including adoption).

Lunch and Coffee will be provided.

You can register on Eventbrite 

You can also get further information by emailing realproductivejustice@nuigalway.ie or by calling 091 494272

This event is open to all and we would encourage those with an intrest in the topics above to attend.

 

Re(al) Productive Justice Conference Programme

 

Location: ILAS Building

 

Date:  23rd May 2019                                         

 

9.3011.15              Introduction & Opening Address Eilionoir Flynn

Explanation of work packages: Oral History, Legislative     Review, Toolkit Pro

                                   Q & A

                                    

11.15 – 11.30                                                 Tea & Coffee Break

11.30 – 12.10             Chair – Aine

                                   Fertility –

  • Selina Bonnie, Activist and Academic
  • Sinéad Feeney, GP
  • Ciara Staunton, Middlesex University
  • Q & A

 

12.10 – 13.00            Chair – Eilionoir

                                   Abortion –

  • Suzy Byrne, Disability Rights Activist
  • Mara Clarke, Abortion Support Network
  • Sandra Duffy, Lawyers for Choice
  • Q & A

13.00 –14.00                                     LUNCH

14.00 – 14.40             Chair-Maria

Pregnancy and Childbirth –

  • Sarah Fitzgerald, Writer, ILMI Board Member and Parent
  • Sinead Redmond, Childbirth Rights Activist
  • Ruth Fletcher, Queen Mary University of London
  • Q & A

 

14.40- 15.20              Chair – Jenny

                                    Parenting –Mairead Forde, Parent and Self Advocate

  • Michael Browne, Researcher
  • Louise Ward, Senior Advocate NAS
  • Q & A

 

  • 30 Tea & Coffee Break

15.3016.00               Reflection – Rosaleen McDonagh, Playwright and Activist

                                         Q & A

                                          Wrap up – Eilionoir

                                                           

16.00                          Finish

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