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Women and Gender in the World Cluster Showing of No Mas Bebes

Tuesday, February 7, 2017// 12pm - 2pm //Varsity Theater (616 2nd St.)
When Feb 07, 2017
from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Where Varsity Theater
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See the award-winning documentary, No Más Bebés. This film tells the story of a small group of women who sued county doctors, the state, and the U.S. Government after they were sterilized while giving birth at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center during the late 1960s and early 1970s. This became a landmark event in reproductive justice. After the showing, there will be a conversation with the film’s producer, Virginia Espino and consultant, Professor Elena Gutierrez of the University of Illinois, Chicago. 

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