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Abortion pill research presented in parliament South Korea
At the invitation of the coalition of abortion rights groups of South Korea, Dr. Gomperts, director of Women on Web, visited Seoul on 5,6 and 7 July 2018 Read more »
Why do women from the USA look for abortion pillls online?
Women on Web helped identifying women who wanted to participate in a new research by Abigail Aiken that has just been published in Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health. Read more »
Partido Liberal de Chile presentará propuesta de aborto libre
Inspirado por la reciente aprobación en la Cámara de Diputados de Argentina de un proyecto de ley que despenaliza la interrupción del embarazo, el Partido Liberal Chileno trabaja en una propuesta sobre el aborto libre. Read more »
El Gobierno de El Salvador libera a mujer condenada a 25 años por aborto
El Gobierno de El Salvador liberó hoy a una mujer condenada en 2000 a 25 años de prisión por el delito de homicidio agravado, cometido supuestamente al abortar, informó el Ministerio de Seguridad. Read more »
Worldwide: the role of personal beliefs
Conscientious objection means when the personal belief of the doctor is the barrier of the abortion. A new study has claimed that the increasing number of these doctors have a devastating impact on women and girls around the world. The report of The Guardian analyses the problem and introduces two… Read more »
Brazil: “rich (women) abort but the poor die”
Last Friday hundreds of women marched in Rio de Janeiro to demand the legalization of abortion. The motivation of the March were the happenings in Argentina where the lower house of Congress approved a bill that would legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy. … Read more »
Switzerland: changes in the number of abortions
According to the Sunday edition of Tages-Anzeiger the number of teenage abortions has almost halved, which contradicts the widespread belief that abortions are typically requested by young, uneducated, low-income women. But women in all other age groups are increasingly terminating their… Read more »
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Majority Poland citizens want legalization of abortions on request until the 12th week of pregnancy.
A recent poll showed that 46 percent Polish support the right for abortion at the woman's request. Only 32 percent are against it.
Meanwhile, since the last 2 years the PiS government has been trying to further tightening restrictive anti-abortion law.
When do politicians start to… Read more »
Tunisia: abortion is legalised but still controversial
A report by FRANCE 24 Read more »
"Abortion is a health issue which shouldn't be in the Crimes Act because it's not a crime" says Angie Warren-Clark
After the successful referendum in Ireland New Zealand started to consider removing abortion from the Crimes Act Read more »
Explainer: what are abortion clinic safe-access zones and where do they exist in Australia?
The theconversation.com’s article about safe-access zones and the possibility of their extension across the whole country Read more »
Women on Web and the abortion referendum in Ireland
In 2014, Irish Parliamentarian Ruth Coppinger and the grassroots organisation ROSA approached Women on Web and Women on Waves to collaborate and since we have worked closely together. We collaborated in several high impact campaigns ( abortion train in 2014 , abortion bus 2015 and 2017… Read more »
Irlandia Bilang “Iya” untuk Akses Aborsi
Irlandia melakukan referendum konstitusi tentang akses aborsi. Read more »
Training on medical abortion and Post-Abortion Care in Democratic Republic of Congo
In February 2018, Marlies and Leticia from Women on Waves provided a five-day training
session on medical abortion, post-abortion care, contraceptives, legal aspects of safe abortion,
and how to communicate and create a safe abortion project. Read more »
Press conference on safe online abortion in Ireland
On May 1 th Women on Web was invited by Parliamentarian Ruth Coppingen to present at a press conference in Dublin to correct some of the misinformation about the use of the abortion pills by women in Ireland. Is was covered y several news outlets. Read more »
Safe Abortion Network in Indonesia
Amalia is responsible for outreach activities in Asia and under her leadership, Women on Web joined the Safe Abortion Working Group in Indonesia. Nine organizations and fourteen individuals have joined this network that focuses on sexual and reproductive health rights in Indonesia, including safe… Read more »
Inroads - break abortion stigma! meeting
On March 10th three Women on Web members went to Zagreb, Croatia, for the Inroads Global Gathering Meeting. The aim of the Women on Web presence there was to map new actors, projects and strategies as well as to find new contacts and project possibilities in Eastern Europe, Latin America and Africa. Read more »
Abortion Pill Bus Ireland
In the weekend of October 23 and 24, 2015, ROSA drove the Abortion Pill Bus from Dublin, to Limeric, Galway and Cork, Women on Web did phone consultations with women who visited the bus and needed help. Read more »
Abortion pill train
Action of ROSA group frames work of Women on Web within Irish history Read more »
Abortion robot in Northern Ireland