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Abortion Caravan activists protest on Parliament Hill, 1970.

Title

Abortion Caravan activists protest on Parliament Hill, 1970.

Subject

Canada, women, abortion rights, protests

Description

This photograph shows women protesting the Canadian Criminal Code provisions concerning abortion outside of the House of Commons, Ottawa, Canada. These women were part of the Abortion Caravan, a feminist protest group founded in 1970 to protest the criminal restrictions on access to abortion.

Creator

Jack Holland (Photographer)

Source

Jack Holland, Toronto Telegram, yorkspace.library.yorku.ca

Publisher

Toronto Telegram

Date

May, 1970

Rights

(c) Jack Holland, Toronto Telegram

Relation

Canadian Public Health Association, "Fighting the Good Fight: Legalized Abortion in Canada", online: http://www.cpha.ca/en/programs/history/achievements/04-fp/abortion.aspx

Format

image file/jpeg

Language

English

Type

Photograph

Original Format

Photograph

Files

abortioncaravanjpg.jpeg.size.custom.crop.1086x725.jpg

Citation

Jack Holland (Photographer), “Abortion Caravan activists protest on Parliament Hill, 1970.,” Exhibits, accessed May 28, 2022, https://exhibits.library.utoronto.ca/items/show/2199.