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CWO Forum: Unplanned Pregnancy

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Date: Tues 12th March 2013
Location: Westminster
Speaker: Amber Rudd MP
Region: National
Price: £0.00

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Join the CWO and Amber Rudd MP for a forum on Unplanned Pregnancies.

Cross Party Inquiry into Unwanted Pregnancy (PDF)

Time: 6:00-8:00pm
Venue: Westminster

Speakers:
  • Amber Rudd MP
    Member of Parliament for Hastings and Rye & Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer
    Chair of the recent Cross Party Inquiry into Unwanted Pregnancy
  • Gail Beer
    Consultant Director, 2020Health (co-authors of the Cross Party Inquiry)
  • Sarah Hawksworth


Amber Rudd MP was the Chair of the cross-party inquiry looking into the issue of unwanted pregnancy in the UK (download the report from the link above). The inquiry was supported by 2020health, a think tank whose purpose is to create the conditions for a healthy society. The inquiry was set up in the backdrop of striking trends in unwanted pregnancy:
  • Abortion rates in some age groups have markedly risen in the past few years, with abortions rising 10 per cent in the 30-34 age groups over the last three years. The proportion of repeat abortions has also risen over the past decade, increasing from 31 per cent of all abortions in 2001 to 36 per cent in 2011.
  • Although teenage pregnancy in the UK has declined over the past decade, it remains the highest in Western Europe.


Come along to our forum on Tuesday 12th March and join the discussion. Registration is below. Exact location to be advised by email 48 hours before the events. You do not need to be a Conservative (or even a woman!) to attend our forums - they are open to anyone.




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