Ann Furedi

Ann Furedi has been CEO of the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (bpas) since 2003. Before then she was director of policy and press for the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, the UK’s regulator of embryo research and assisted conception. bpas specialises in later abortions and provides almost 70 per cent of all those that take place in Britain. Furedi has written extensively in defence of women’s autonomy of reproductive choice.

She is a board member of the American research charity, IBIS Reproductive Health and chair of the governing body for Mid Kent FE College.

Ann has recently written a book, The Moral Case for Abortion

Related Sessions
Saturday 30 October 2010, 10.30am Henry Moore Gallery
Saturday 30 October 2010, 12.15pm Henry Moore Gallery
Saturday 30 October 2010, 5.15pm Upper Gulbenkian Gallery
Saturday 30 October 2010, 6.45pm Queen's Tower Rooms, Imperial College London SW7 2AZ
Publications

The moral case for abortion Palgrave MacMillan 2016


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