News and Updates

44 news and updates

TIME 100: Rebecca Gomperts is among the 100 most influential people of 2020

Dr. Rebecca Gomperts, founder of Women on Web and Women on Waves, has been…

All You Need to Know About Abortion in Northern Ireland Now

Abortion has been recently decriminalised in Northern Ireland. We talked to…

Abortion in France: A Brief History

France has extended access to abortions during the COVID19 pandemic. Here is a…

COVID-19 Statement and Call for Action

Although several countries allowed self-use of medical abortion pills during…

Abortion Book Club: 5 Books to Read on Abortion

Here are Women on Web's literary picks for you to check out during the pandemic!

Abortion Rights and Activism in Argentina

Argentina came so close to decriminalizing abortion. Abortion bill being…

Interview with Dr. Rebecca Gomperts, Founder of Women on Waves and Women on Web

Working in Guinea as a young doctor, Dr. Rebecca Gomperts confronted with the…

Digital Redlining of Abortion Access and Women on Web

Women and pregnant persons need abortion during the pandemic, yet digital…

Spain censors information about abortion amid Covid-19 lockdown.

For immediate release, June 17 th, 2020:

Spain blocks access the website of the…

Abortion stories: Claiming feminist spaces on the Internet

Protecting the rights to access and share information on the Internet is a…

Request to lift the censorship of Women on Web website in Spain

To the attention of the Agencia Española de Medicamentos y Productos Sanitarios…

Google Core Update: Impact on Women on Web and Abortion Access

On May 4th, Google released the results of its second Core Update of 2020.