Disabled Mothers Speak Out
Thursday 23 March 2023, 6pm - 7:30pm
Online & Bookable Room 6
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Disabled mothers speak out about the discrimination and hostility faced by disabled mothers, single and working-class mothers, and mothers of colour, who face an uphill battle to stop social workers and the family courts taking our children from us.
Videos (captions available) + live discussion
Where: Bookable room 6, Union House, University of East Anglia campus, Norwich NR4 7TJ Map -- and on Zoom.
The Disabled Mothers’ Rights Campaign, together with the Support Not Separation coalition, worked with Channel 5 News for a feature and research about disabled parents, mostly mothers. It was broadcast on 25 January 2023.
• Channel 5 News – Disabled mothers’ struggle against discrimination (10 mins)
• Fighting forced adoption -- Jean Eveleigh and Tye aged 19 (47 mins) video
Jean and her child Tye gave an emotional interview about the forced adoption they suffered. They reunited after 17 years apart. Jean says: “Time was stolen from us.” Tye says: “I could have had her growing up. I could have had someone that fought for me relentlessly. And I didn’t get that. And I should have.”
+ live Q&A on Zoom with the Disabled Mothers’ Rights Campaign & Support Not Separation.
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Meeting ID: 879 5001 9435