Wanda Nowicka is currently Member of Parliament and the Deputy Speaker of Sejm – Lower Chamber of the Polish Parliament. She has been an activist in the field of women’s rights and health, human rights esp. sexual and reproductive health and rights for many years. She is a cofounding member of the Federation for Women and Family Planning and ASTRA – Central and Eastern European Women’s Network for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (1999). In 1996-2002 she served as a member of the Gender Advisory Panel of WHO’s Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction Programme. In 2008 Nowicka was granted the University-in-Exile Award awarded by The New School – the University in New York in recognition of the engagement in the struggle for women’s reproductive rights, both in Poland and in international arena.
Please join us on TUESDAY, MARCH 12th at 6:30 pm
6 East 16th Street, Wolff Conference Room #1103