YANAA is a project of the International Campaign for Women’s Right to Safe Abortion. It was proposed at the Campaign Forum in September 2018 and has been in the planning since. YANAA was launched to coincide with International Safe Abortion Day 2019 and held their first twitter chat for 28 September 2019, jointly with members of the steering committee: @yanaanetwork @TheYPFoundation @_SRJC @YouAct_Europe @ARROW_Women to tell the world why #AbortionisHealthCare ! #28Sept #MyAbortionMyHealth
UN WOMEN posted this on 28 September 2019 VIDEO : “I cannot accept a world that tells my granddaughters that gender equality must wait for their granddaughters’ granddaughters.” @UN Secretary-General, @antonioguterres to the #UNGA.
Arte TV put together a series of videos about events around the world, including one on a festival of photojournalism with photographs by Polish photographer Kasia Strek taken in settings where abortion is highly criminalised – Philippines, El Salvador, Poland, Egypt and Ireland –in Perpignan, France. SOURCE: Arte TV, Mobilisation mondiale pour le droit à l’avortement
Reproductive Justice and Abortion Reproductive justice focuses on the right to maintain bodily autonomy, to parent and not to parent in safe and healthy environments. It does so by supporting community processes to foster the material conditions that shift underlying social determinants of health, therefore creating meaningful choices. It is critical of the impact of criminalization of sexual and reproductive decisions on the safety and health of communities. It weaves the individual into the community … Continued
Below is an excerpt from an opinion piece by Viviana Waisman of Women’s Link Worldwide, published by Thomson Reuters Foundation News on 28 September 2019. The full text is available here. —– OPINION: What the lack of access to safe abortion means for migrant women Even in countries where abortion is legal, there are still barriers that disproportionately affect migrant women “Like thousands of Venezuelan women, Patricia* migrated to Colombia, fleeing the humanitarian crisis in … Continued