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Date/Time
Date(s) - 05/25/17
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Location
Trump International Hotel & Tower New York-Central Park

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IN NEW YORK
Join women’s rights & global health activists outside Trump International Hotel in Columbus Circle on Thursday, May 25th at 12:00pm to protest Trump’s ‘global gag rule’, a deadly policy for women and girls around the world. To illustrate the harmful effects of the ‘global gag rule’, health professionals and advocates will watch, bound and gagged, as fellow activists stage a symbolic die-in with tombstones and body bags.

IN LONDON
Join our allies at STOPAIDS UK this Thursday, May 25th from 8:30am at the U.S. Embassy, 24 Grosvenor Square, London, W1A 2LQ

EVERYWHERE
You can participate online by taking a selfie using the hashtags #TrumpGlobalGag & #GlobalGagRule and by sharing these images from our social media toolkit: http://bit.ly/nongagsocial

SPREAD THE WORD
Please help us spread the word about this event by sharing flyers and images on social media.
Flyers: http://bit.ly/nogagflyers
Social Media Toolkit: http://bit.ly/nongagsocial

LEARN MORE
Evidence that this policy increases maternal mortality–http://www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/89/12/11-091660.pdf
To understand how the global gag rule will affect women around the world, check out this statement from the IWHC–http://bit.ly/2q8tEsG
And this statement from CHANGE–
To undertsand the impact of the global gag rule on people with HIV/AIDS around the world, check out this statement from Health GAP–bit.ly/ggr2017
For general info about the global gag rule, see this fact sheet from the Kaiser Family Foundation–http://bit.ly/nogagfacts
To learn how you can resist this policy, watch this video from CHANGE–http://bit.ly/2qLUW7c

SPONSORED BY
Rise & Resist
Health Global Access Project (Health GAP)
Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE)
African Services Committee
International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC)
ACT UP New York
AVAC
STOPAIDS (UK)
Metro New York Health Care for All
Women’s Health & Reproductive RIghts (WHARR)
Just Treatment

TO CO-SPONSOR
If your organization would like to sign-on to support this action, please fill out this short form: http://bit.ly/nogagsponsor

MEDIA INQUIRIES
media@riseandresist.org