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Narratives of consent and invisible women

23 April 2021 - 23 April 2021

12:00PM - 4:00PM


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“Narratives of consent and invisible women”, Northern Network for Medical Humanities 4th Annual Congress #NNMHR2021

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Durham City

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Session 1, 12 – 13.30, chaired by Sam Halliday

  1. Jacqueline Nicholls:  Consent – what mattered to me
  2. Sandra Igwe: Black women – our voice matters
  3. Rebecca Brione: “It wasn’t about what I wanted”: the experiences of consent of disabled women and women facing disadvantage
  4. Emma Brooks: Choice and consent: communicative challenges faced in multilingual antenatal settings
  5. Emma Milne: Alcohol abstinence and surveilling the ‘bad’ mother

Session 2, 14.30 – 16.00, chaired by Rebecca Brione

  1. Livia Martucci: The central role of women and families when planning care in the perinatal period
  2. Samantha Halliday: Risky women, risky decisions – birth planning in the context of serious mental illness
  3. Louise Nunn: Supporting women in navigating complex choices through birth planning
  4. Claire Murray: Abortion and reproductive choice: supporting decision-making in pregnancy
  5. Anne Lanceley: BRCA 1 and 2 Previvors: Experiences of reproductive decisions

Download abstracts and speaker biographies here: Narratives of consent abstracts.

Learn more about the Narratives of Consent and Invisible Women project and other projects associated with the CELLS research centre here.