About the Webinar
The pandemic has created complications in women’s lives – their reproductive and sexual health took a huge hit. There is a significant lack of emergency contraceptives during the lockdown which further leads to unsafe abortions and maternal deaths.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had potentially catastrophic secondary impacts on the health of women and girls and the threat of sharp rises in maternal and neonatal mortality looms over them.
Date: 28 Aug 2020
Time: 5 PM
Dr. Asha Bajpai who is a Professor of Law at the Centre for Socio Legal Studies and Human Rights in the School of Law, Rights and Constitutional Governance. She was the founder Dean of the School of Law, Rights and Constitutional Governance at TISS. She has assisted the Government of India, Government of Maharashtra, The National Commission for Women and the Maharashtra State Commission for Women in drafting several policies and laws relating to women and children with a gender justice perspective.
Ms. Apoorva Mohan has done her Bachelors in Journalism and has over 3 years’ experience working with corporate businesses, television networks and marketing agencies and has worked with companies like Axiom Gen Nxt India Pvt ltd and Sun Tv Network. She has been working at the grassroot level for the past couple of years to aid women who need emergency contraceptives (ECPs) in Chennai and parts of Tamil Nadu, where such over-the-counter emergency contraceptives or morning-after pills are shadowbanned.
Interested candidates can register online via this page.
Email: dtiwari[at]studentsforliberty.org or sbarabde[at]studentsforliberty.org