UW VOX (Voices of Planned Parenthoood) chapter sponsors Christy Turlington Burns film about maternal health
Published: 10.24.11| Updated: 10.24.11
Planned Parenthood is proud to partner with fashion icon and women’s health advocate Christy Turlington Burns in the release of her film, No Woman, No Cry, a documentary that follows women in the US and abroad as they face the challenges of pregnancy-related care.
In her gripping directorial debut, Christy Turlington Burns shares the powerful stories of at-risk pregnant women in four parts of the world – from a remote Maasai tribe in Tanzania to a slum of Bangladesh to a post-abortion care ward in Guatemala to a prenatal clinic in the United States – Turlington Burns also examines her own experience.
The film features PPFA’s Guatemala Program Officer, Dr. Linda Valencia, and Planned Parenthood’s work on the front lines of reproductive health in that country. For more information or to watch the trailer go to: http://everymothercounts.org/film
Don’t miss this exciting opportunity and be one of the first to view this important documentary in Washington. The film will be followed by a brief discussion and opportunity to learn more about Planned Parenthood’s global efforts to ensure that every women gets safe access to reproductive health care. For more information on the October 27th screening, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 206.328.6822.
Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest is the region’s leading sexual and reproductive health care provider and advocate. We believe everyone has the right to choose when or whether to have a child and that every child should be wanted and loved. Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest operates 31 health centers in Alaska, Idaho and western Washington, providing medical services and sexuality education for thousands of women, men and teenagers each year. Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.