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Disabled Women: Our Bodies, Our Rights Conference

Disabled Women: Our Bodies, Our Rights Conference

COSLA Conference Centre, 19 Haymarket Yards, Edinburgh EH12 5BH.
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November 6, 2018, 10.00 – 15.00

COSLA Conference Centre, Edinburgh

The booking deadline for this event has passed. If you would like to attend, please email

Join us for a conference as part of the Disabled Women: Our Bodies Our Rights project. This will be a great opportunity to hear the views of disabled women and find out what we have learned throughout year and a half of consultations on disabled women's experiences of parenting and reproductive services in Scotland. We'll be launching a report which will share our findings and sets out recommendations to realise disabled women's reproductive rights.

We're delighted that Minister for Older People and Equalities, Christina McKelvie MSP, will be addressing the conference, which will be chaired by Dr Sally Witcher, CEO of Inclusion Scotland. We welcome disabled women, disabled people's organisations and health, social care and education professionals and policy-makers to attend to find out more and join the discussion.

Access information

The venue is wheelchair accessible and equipped with a hearing loop. BSL interpreters and electronic notetakers will be available if they are booked by Monday 22nd October. There is a question on the booking form which asks you this.

We are able to provide childcare and travel costs if this makes it easier for you to attend. Please mention this in the 'special requirements' box on the booking form and we'll be in contact to find out some more information.

Refreshments and lunch will be provided; vegetarian options will be provided, but please let us know about any additional dietary requirements using the 'special requirements box on the booking form.

If there's anything else we can do to make it easier for you to attend, please mention it on the booking form, or get in touch with us at or on 0131 558 9596.

The booking deadline for this event has passed. If you would like to attend, please email

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