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South Korea Abortion War Won: An Activist & Transnational Feminist Conversation

A talk by Na Young, SeungGyeong Ji and Elizabeth Taylor
October 11, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

432 Bruininks Hall

On April 11, 2019, the Constitutional Court of South Korea finally ruled that the abortion ban was unconstitutional. Feminist Activist NaYoung will share how South Korean feminists shifted the paradigm of discourse on abortion by applying the analysis of historical contexts of South Korean population policy and its intersectionality. 


Na Young is a Co-Chairperson of the Joint Action for Reproductive Justice and a Planning Committee of the Sexual and Reproductive Rights Forum, South Korea. 

SeungGyeong Ji,  Ph.D. is a candidate in Feminist Studies and will add the transnational history of abortion to the conversation.

Elizabeth Taylor, Evaluation Studies PhD Student, will add comment from the perspectives of Native American Reproductive Justice. 


Friday, October 11, 2019


432 Bruininks Hall

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