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#1 of 2 Old 12-11-2010, 04:25 AM - Thread Starter
 
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Please join Ina May Gaskin, Barbara Katz Rothman and all supporters of
women's free birth choices, in our celebration of Hungarian women's
accomplishment to legalize home birth and in our demonstration to
demand the release of Agnes. We want all charges against home birth
midwives dropped:

Peaceful demonstration to free Agnes and to celebrate the legalization
of home birth assistance in front of the

Hungarian Consulate in New York City on  Monday December 13th. 

At: 2:45 in front of  223 East 52nd Street  (2nd and 3rd Avenue).

Ambassador Karoly Dan is meeting our delegation which includes, home, birth center, and
hospital birth moms, legendary midwife Ina May Gaskin, and sociology
professor Barbara Katz Rothman.

Reception and discussion with Ina May and Barbara will take place
right before the demonstration at 1:45-2:30
at the Traffic Restaurant. 986 2nd Ave (corner 52nd street walking distance from consulate).

Bring a white flower if you can. RSVP, info: orsolya.burton@gmail.com 203-988-1763

For additional information go to
www.freeagnesgereb.com 

If you would, please spread the word about these events, we are hoping for a
good turnout.

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Agnes Gereb, was arrested and jailed in Budapest, Hungary after a
woman unexpectedly went into an early precipitous labor and delivered
in her birth center. Agnes called the ambulance immediately and both
mother and baby were transported to the hospital. Home birth is
women's guaranteed constitutional right in Hungary but over the years
authorities introduced increasing restrictions for midwives,
essentially illegalizing out-of-hospital birth assistance. Agnes is in
a maximum security pre-trial prison held without bail. She faces five
years of confinement if convicted. Four more midwives are on trial.
The Hungarian Government has decided to retract the restrictions and
to legalize out-of-hospital birth assistance. The Department of Health
is working hard to draft the new protocols with the involvement of
home birth midwives. This is a much welcomed change after 22 years of
struggle to achieve this goal. However, the criminal cases are
continuing against all accused midwives.

 www.freeagnesgereb.com 

 

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Excellent news!!


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