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#WENForum - The Big Stink - Harmful Chemicals in Everyday Products and what...

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Amnesty International UK Human Rights Action Centre

17-25 New Inn Yard London

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We will be screening the Film, STINK. This will be followed by refreshments and networking. We will end with a panel discussion (panel tbc) and Q&A session.

Our Panel:

  • Francis Blake, Policy Advisor, Soil Association
  • Helen Lynn, Occupational and Environmental Health Research Group & Health Adviser, WEN
  • Nat van Zee, International Make Up Artist & Advocate of Clean Beauty

More speakers tbc

We will be exploring the following questions:

  • What do the terms natural and organic really mean?
  • Why are these chemicals used in the first place?
  • What are the health impacts of harmful chemicals on our bodies
  • How can we protect ourselves from harmful chemicals?
  • Is gender an issue?
  • What is the environmental impact of these chemicals?
  • What does Brexit mean to this debate?

Film Screening of Stink! - opens with a foul smell and a pair of kids pyjamas. And a single father trying to find out what that smell could possibly be. But instead of getting a straight answer, director Jon Whelan stumbles on an even bigger issue in America, which is that some products on our store shelves are not safe -- by design. Entertaining, enlightening, and at times almost absurd, "Stink!" takes you on a madcap journey from the retailer to the laboratory, through corporate boardrooms, down back alleys, and into the halls of Congress. Follow Whelan as he clashes with political and corporate operatives all trying to protect the darkest secrets of the chemical industry. You won't like what you smell.

Please check back for more information on our panel and stall holders.

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