First off, there is this great event going on this week at UBC, and organized by students in Gender, Race and Social Justice. It is part of the “Who Needs Feminism Campaign,” and will be running from Wednesday to Friday: https://www.facebook.com/events/351418378284859/
Second, the Vancouver event for Reproductive Justice: Equal Access Now is taking place on Saturday! Here is the FB link, and a description follows: http://www.facebook.com/events/381282888632492/?ref=ts&fref=ts
Public Event · By Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada on Saturday, October 20, 2012. 12:00pm until 12:30pm
|Waterfront Station, 601 W. Cordova St. (inside main lobby area), Vancouver BC|
|Please help bring attention to the ongoing problems that women have accessing abortion care and sexual and reproductive health services, especially in the Maritimes and BC!
This will be a short fun event, with a few brief speeches afterwards (20-30 minutes total). All are welcome to participate, it’s easy!
Please wear something purple, and arrive between 11:30 and 11:50am to receive simple instructions and tools for the event. Look for volunteers holding “RJ-Day” signs, either inside or outside the station. (Or arrive by noon just to watch.)
This event is part of the Pan-Canadian Day of Action for Reproductive Justice: Equal Access Now! For more information, including events happening in other cities, please check our website: http://oct20rjday.wordpress.com/
See you on the 20th!