An article in the publication The Black Sea opens with the story of a young woman who sought an abortion at one the largest regional public hospitals with a gynaecology department. “I asked if they could do a medical abortion … Continued
Razem’s National Council has joined the Alliance of the Democratic Left and the Greens to work together in support of a political initiative for the liberalisation of abortion in the next parliamentary term.
On 15 May, Association HERA XXI held the presentation of the survey on Barriers of Accessing Safe Abortion Services for Women of Reproductive Age. Marches for Freedom 2019 held in Rijeka, Zagreb, Zadar and island of Korčula in Croatia on 18 May and the following days. These were in response to the anti-abortion, so-called march for life.
This new collection of papers edited by Sonia Corrêa and Richard Parker is the fourth publication of Sexuality Policy Watch’s most recent cycle of transnational analyses of sexual politics, begun in 2015. It comprises seven articles chartering main trends and debates at work in sexual politics in Africa, the Anglo-Caribbean Region, Europe, Latin America, post-Soviet countries as well as China and India.
When it comes to power, what does the far right do to women? In Hungary, Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s racist, nationalist, extremist discourse goes hand in hand with the desire to keep women pregnant. “…the role of women as individuals is slowly disappearing from public policies and being replaced by ‘the family’,” warns Andrea Pető, professor at the Central European University of Budapest. Last year, the government declared that 2018 would be the “year of families”. And, in February 2019, the government announced a series of pro-natalist measures.