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Eggsploitation to Premiere on Capitol Hill September 16, 2010
New Documentary Presents the Disturbing Truths of the Human Egg Trade, Calls for Protection of Young Women’s Health
WASHINGTON, D.C./SEPTEMBER 8, 2010 — Eggsploitation, a new documentary film blowing the whistle on the deceptive practices of the infertility industry to exploit young women for their eggs,will premiere at the Capitol Hill Visitor Center in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, September 16, 2010, at 6:00 p.m. in Room HVC 201.This exclusive film screening is being sponsored by congressional leader, Senator Tom Coburn, M.D. (R-OK).
Profiling the harrowing testimonies of three egg donors, Eggsploitation reveals the shocking truths, hidden dangers and severe health risks associated with egg donation. The infertility industry today is a booming, multi-billion-dollar-per-year business; yet no regulation exists to protect vulnerable women from coercive marketing ploys and large monetary incentives to get their eggs.
Wendy Kramer, Director and Co-Founder, Donor Sibling Registry comments:
Judy Norsigian, Executive Director, Our Bodies Ourselves comments:
Film Writer and Executive Producer, Jennifer Lahl, will be present for discussion. Refreshments served.
For more information, visit Eggsploitation.com.
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