Ann Furedi
chief executive, BPAS; author, The Moral Case for Abortion

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 is the author of The Moral Case for Abortion.

RELATED SESSIONS

Tuesday 3 October, 18:30 Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Abbey Pl, Faversham ME13 7BQ
State vs parent: who should decide what’s best for children?

Thursday 19 October, 18:45 Room 1, Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds, LS2 3AD
What is the Moral Case for Abortion?

Saturday 28 October, 12:00 Free Stage
Hot off the press – My body, my choice? Presumed consent in organ donation

Sunday 29 October, 14:00 Garden Room
The international abortion wars

Sunday 29 October, 16:00 Free Stage
Hot off the press – Abortion clinics and the right to protest