International Law Review Symposium

  • February 26, 2021
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 CST
  • Virtual
  • Sarah Suddarth,
  • $0
  • Open to the public.
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    Join the International Law Review¿s conversation with distinguished professors of law, Professors Downes, Page, and Broussard, as they discuss how the law, medical institutions, and society globally are grappling with the critical issue of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic. The panel will examine how certain segments of populations receive vastly different types of care for medical conditions compared to similarly situated people of different races, the response from societies, and how these disparities have rippling effects in society and on the individuals mistreated. We will discuss how Black women are much less likely to be insured as a group than are White women and how that disparity has caused Black women to be more susceptible to COVID-19. Panelists will discuss the intricate reasons for this and posit policies and protocols which provide equal care to all. This critique of this pandemic and the impact on Black women examines these issues and more, from the perspective of Black women.
    ¿        Professor Broussard will address how COVID-19 has impacted the economic and educational status of marginalized women and girls world-wide.
    ¿        Professor Page will address how COVID-19 has unmasked the inequalities experienced by African American women.
    ¿        Professor Downes will address the impact of COVID-19 on Black women essential workers.