Standing Up for Women's Rights

Let's End The Stigma Flashmob - Sydney!

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On November 18 2012, men, women, politicians and activists danced in Hyde Park against abortion stigma, silence and the shaming of women. Photos here

As well as the fantastic dancers, we would like to say a special thanks to:

  • Lee Rhiannon, Federal Greens Senator for NSW
  • Alex Greenwich, Independent Member for Sydney
  • Helen Westwood, Labor Member of the NSW Legislative Council
  • Penny Sharpe MLC, Labor Member of the NSW Legislative Council
  • Marie Stopes International Australia, for t-shirt donations
  • Eve Mahlab, for website donation
  • Jane Caro, for messaging support
  • Our organising volunteers

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Listen to Leslie Cannold speak at Tedx Canberra on why the silence and shame around abortion is doing us damage

November 18, 2012 at 1pm - 2pm
Hyde Park, next to Archibald Fountain
Jill Wiliams Amie Stell Sarah Hastings Georgina Freeman Louise Marsden fabiola meza Sy Woon Amanda O'Neil kristy allworth Darren Tan Felicity barnes Robert Ryan Jemma Bailey Benjamin Agnew Darelle Duncan Christine Smith Anthony Jaeger Mehreen Faruqi Ivi Olszewska Kirra Wood Solid Citizen Helen Westwood Morgan Bull Natasa Tosic Penny Bowen Deb  Healey Lisa Craig Cathy Bates Margaret Slezak Genevieve Black Anna Hunt Kaye Maresso Annabel Osborn Sabine Hamad Melanie Rosen Sally Corbett larissa andelman Leslie Cannold Lynn Muir Anne Barber sarah de jongh Cassie Harris nicky danesh Eileen Z Julie Gibson Bridget Harilaou Nicky Lavigne Casey Burchell

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Standing Up for Women's Reproductive Rights
Reproductive Choice Australia is a coalition of organisations and individuals who are interested in ensuring that women’s reproductive rights are protected and enhanced in Australia.