First Global Forum on Youth Policies, Baku, Azerbaijan, 29-30 October 2014

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New Global Abortion Policies Database

The Human Reproduction Programme (HRP) at the World Health Organization and the Population Division of the UN Department of Social and Economic Affairs launched the Global Abortion Policies Database at the 30th Annual Meeting of the HRP Policy and Coordination ...

Resolutions on elimination of discrimination and violence against women and others all pass

The resolutions on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women and the Elimination of Violence against Women were adopted on by consensus at the Human Rights Council. on 22 June. All hostile amendments were defeated, including those to delete references to comprehensive ...

Cross-party MPs table amendment to Queen’s speech to give Northern Irish women the right to abortion on health service

A group of MPs from all the major parties will argue that abortion should be provided on the National Health Service in England for Northern Irish women in an amendment to the Queen’s speech. The amendment, coordinated by the Labour ...

The Workers Party of Belgium (PTB) has introduced a bill to reform the abortion law

A number of other proposals for legislation have already been introduced by other opposition parties – sp.a, PS, Challenge and Ecolo-Groen – to remove abortion from the criminal law and to amend the law in a number of different ways ...

Conference of State Parties Session on the rights of persons with disabilities in humanitarian action

This week the Women’s Refugee Commission participated in the 10th Session of the Conference of State Parties (COSP) to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities hosted at the United Nations in NYC. This year’s conference focused on ...

Asia-Pacific News Shorts

NEW ZEALAND Abortion rates lowest in 25 years The number of abortions in New Zealand in 2016 was the lowest in more than 25 years, according to Statistics New Zealand. The abortion rate for women aged 20-24 years fell from ...

Campaign members

  • Emily’s List, Australia
  • Children by Choice, Australia
  • Abortion Law Reform Association of New Zealand (ALRANZ)
  • Women’s Medical Fund, USA
  • Society of Family Planning, USA
  • Population Services International
  • DKT International
  • American Civil Liberties Union, USA
  • National Advocates for Pregnant Women, USA
  • National Abortion Federation, Canada
  • Women’s Refugee Commission
  • Women’s Global Network for Reproductive Rights
  • Medical Students for Choice, USA
  • Marie Stopes International
  • International Planned Parenthood Federation
  • Ipas
  • Gynuity Health Projects, USA
  • Women Help Women
  • Center for Reproductive Rights
  • Pathfinder International
  • Catholics for Choice, USA
  • Planned Parenthood Federation of America
  • Ibis Reproductive Health, USA
  • Allentown Women’s Center, USA
  • Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada
  • International Women’s Health Coalition
  • Global Doctors for Choice
  • Safe2Choose
  • Women on Web, Netherlands
  • Women on Waves, Netherlands
  • Population Connection, USA
  • Colectivo Salud Mujeres, Ecuador
  • Fundación para Estudio e Investigación de la Mujer, Argentina
  • Fundación Desafio, Ecuador
  • Coletivo Feminino Plural, Brazil
  • Aspire, Trinidad & Tobago
  • ABIAIDS, Brazil
  • Centro de Promoción y Defensa de los Derechos Sexuales y Reproductivos, Peru
  • Orientame, Colombia
  • Centro de la Mujer Peruana Flora Tristán, Peru
  • Católicas pelo Direito de Decidir, Brazil
  • Católicas por el Derecho a Decidir, Peru
  • La Mesa por la Vida y la Salud de las Mujeres, Colombia
  • Latin American Consortium Against Unsafe Abortion (CLACAI)
  • Mujer y Salud en Uruguay
  • Fondo Maria, Mexico
  • Centro Ecuatoriano para la Promoción y Acción de la Mujer Ecuador
  • Promsex, Peru
  • Centro de Estudios de Estado y Sociedad, Argentina
  • Fundacion Sendas, Ecuador
  • Campaña 28 de Septiembre, Latin America and Caribbean
  • LUNA, Belgium
  • Care International, UK
  • Mouvement français pour le planning familial (MFPF), France
  • Groupe d’Action des Centres Extrahospitaliers Pratiquant l’Avortement Belgium
  • Casa Klinieken, Netherlands
  • Reproductive Health Matters
  • Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp, Belgium
  • FOKUS: Forum for Women and Development, Norway
  • Federación de Planificación Familiar Estatal, Spain
  • Association de professionnels de l’avortement et de la contraception Switzerland
  • Abortion Support Network, UK
  • Osez le feminisme
  • Abortion Rights Campaign, Ireland
  • European Free Alliance Youth
  • Polish Federation for Women and Family Planning, Poland
  • Eastern European Alliance for Reproductive Choice
  • ASTRA Central and Eastern European Women’s Network for Sexual and Reproductive Rights and Health
  • Women’s Rights Center, Armenia
  • Reproductive Health Training Center, Moldova
  • Centrul Filia, Romania
  • Russian Association for Population and Development
  • Women for Women’s Human Rights, Turkey
  • Women’s Centre for Change, Malaysia
  • Empower, Malaysia
  • Sisters in Islam, Malaysia
  • Philippine Safe Abortion Advocacy Network
  • Nirantar, India
  • Centre for Health Education, Training and Nutrition Awareness india
  • All Women’s Action Society, Malaysia
  • Youth Advocacy Network, Pakistan
  • Wake-Up Call International, Pakistan
  • Peace Foundation, Pakistan
  • Institute for Reproductive and Family Health, Viet Nam
  • Federation of Reproductive Health Associations Malaysia
  • Center for Creative Initiatives in Health and Population, Viet Nam
  • European NGOS for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Population and Development
  • Chanan Development Association, Pakistan
  • Japanese Organization for International Cooperation in Family Planning, Advocacy Group, Japan
  • Aware Girls, Pakistan
  • Reproductive Rights Advocacy Alliance Malaysia
  • Socio-Economic Development Association, India
  • Krityanand UNESCO Club Jamshedpur, India
  • IPPF South Asia Region
  • Gramin Evam Nagar Vika Parishad, India
  • Center for Research on Environment, Health and Population Activities, Nepal
  • Asia Safe Abortion Partnership (ASAP)
  • Women’s Health and Reproductive Rights Foundation of Thailand
  • Family Planning Association Nepal
  • Sangkalpa Trust Bangladesh
  • Family Planning Association of Bangladesh
  • Reproductive Health Services Training and Education Program, Bangladesh
  • Community Life Bangladesh
  • The YP Foundation, India
  • Naripokkho Bangladesh
  • Bangladesh Model Youth Parliament
  • Creating Resources for Empowerment in Action India
  • Socio-economic Development Association India
  • Kisumu Medical and Education Trust Kenya
  • Youth Partnership for Peace and Development, Sierra Leone
  • National Nurses Association of Kenya
  • Mahibere Hiwot – MSD, Ethiopia
  • Centre for Youth and Development, Malawi
  • Centre for Girls & Interaction, Malawi
  • African Youth Safe Abortion Alliance
  • African Women’s Development and Communication Network FEMNET
  • Gender Development Initiative Nigeria
  • Generation Initiative for Women and Youth Network Nigeria
  • Association Rwandaise pour le Bien-Etre Familial, Rwanda
  • Great Lakes Initiative for Human Rights and Development, Rwanda
  • Youth Partnership for Peace and Development, Sierra Leone
  • Health for all Coalition Sierra Leone
  • Civil Society Network on Climate Change Sierra Leone
  • Kigoma Vijana Development Association Tanzania
  • Future for Marginalised Community Tanzania
  • Women’s Promotion Centre Tanzania
  • The Community Health Rights Network Uganda
  • Center for Health Human Rights & Development Uganda
  • Concept Foundation Zambia
  • African Network for Medical Abortion, Kenya
  • Centre for Health Human Rights and Development Uganda
  • Botswana Family Welfare Association
  • Nurses Association of Bostwana
  • Solidarite des femmes burundaises pour la lutte contre le sida et le paludisme au Burundi
  • Women for a Change, Cameroon
  • Action pour la Lutte Contre l’Ignorance du Sida, DR Congo
  • Sisters’ Self Help, Ethiopia
  • Mabia Ghana
  • SAVE Ghana
  • Global Media Foundation, Ghana
  • African Network on Medical Abortion, Kenya
  • Minority Women in Action, Kenya
  • National Nurses Association of Kenya
  • Kisumu Medical and Education Trust, Kenya
  • Youth Alliance for Leadership and Development in Africa, Kenya
  • Trust for Indigenous Culture and Health, Kenya
  • Dandelion Africa, Kenya
  • Aunty Jane Hotline Kenya
  • Family Health Options Kenya
  • Kenya Association for Maternal & Neonatal Health
  • Centre for Girls and Interaction, Malawai
  • Centre for Youth and Development, Malawi
  • African Youth Safe Abortion Alliance, Malawi
  • Associacao moçambicana para o desenvolvimento da familia
  • Planned Parenthood Federation of Nigeria