The Great Coalition for Equality and Choice, consisting of over 80 non-governmental organizations from all over Poland, has been established as a reaction to an offensive by anti-women groups. These threatening actions include regular draft bills directly attacking the life … Continued
The Constitutional Court of Croatia reaffirmed the constitutionality of access to abortion on 2 March 2017. The decision rejects claims made by conservative groups and individuals that allowing women access to abortion on request was unconstitutional. In its decision, … Continued
This study, by Elena Zacharenko, is primarily for progressive politicians and policy makers. It aims to provide the tools to help identify conservative actors working to oppose sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) at European level and proposes a positive counter-strategy. The findings of the study will also be useful for media and civil society actors.
A representative of the Prime Minister of Hungary has announced that the government gave funding to two hospitals for renovations, the Béthesda Hospital and the Hospital of the Brothers of Buda, totalling 7.8 billion forint, in exchange for an … Continued
Country rankings on access to contraception in 45 European countries The Contraception Atlas at www.ContraceptionInfo.eu is a map that scores 45 countries in Europe on access to modern contraception. It was launched on 14 February in Brussels. The scores are … Continued
Roundtable entitled “28 September – World Day of Action for Safe and Legal Abortion” which will be conducted during the All-Russian Forum “Mother and Child” in Moscow on 28 September 2016.
Today, 3 October, Polish women are going on a strike as a sign of protest. Inspired by women of Iceland who went on strike over a range of gender equality issues in 1975, this strike is strictly in reaction to … Continued
Read these short reports on abortion law and policy in Russia, Macedonia, Georgia, Northern Ireland, and the Isle of Man. They cover abortion research and judicial review, reported by a number of abortion reights groups and news outlets.
Serbian government minister without portfolio responsible for demography and population policy, has claimed that the “uproar” (the term reported by Global Voices) over alleged plans to establish a state body to persuade women to avoid abortions is all “a misunderstanding”.
Kobiety w Sieci (a safe abortion hotline in Poland), Women Help Women, and a number of abortion rights activists and lawyers, at the invitation of many local groups in Poland, are “touring” the country and holding a series of public conversations about abortion.