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Documentary premiered

A new documentary that re-frames childbirth as the most pressing global human rights issue is launching with hundreds of premieres all over the world on Thursday (Sept. 20).

Freedom For Birth is a 60-minute campaigning documentary featuring leading birth experts and international human rights lawyers all calling for radical change to the world’s maternity systems.

Each film screening is being organized by local birth campaigners.

The Nanaimo screening begins at 6 p.m. at Harbourfront library. Admission is free.

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