The Appignani Bioethics Center and NGO Health Committee are co-sponsoring a panel discussion on human rights and their impact on doctor-patient relationship.Date & Place: Wednesday, October.29, 2008, 1:00 PM-3:00 PM, 777 UN PLAZA, 10th Floor, 10th floor - Conference Room, NY 10017
A 15 minutes documentary film will be presented entitled "Children of the Decree" by Romanian filmmaker Florin Lepan. In 2004 the film was selected for screening in NYC by the Margaret Mead Film & Video Festival. This documentary analyzes Romania's quest during Ceausescu's dictatorship to increase their population by over fifty percent in a single decade through imposing a ban on abortion from 1966 till 1989. It was a unique experiment in human reproduction infringing upon women's rights:
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