It seems Pfizer’s decision to withdraw Cytotec (their brand of misoprostol) in France has been ill-thought out. The reason given was that in October 2017 they received reports that its off-label use for induction of labour had caused complications in … Continued
It has been reported in Le Monde and the Lancet that the pharma company Pfizer will withdraw Cytotec (its brand of misoprostol) from the market in France on 1 March 2018. From what we can gather, here is … Continued
Mobilisations and actions are planned for cities and towns all over France. Demonstrations and marches will take place on 28 September from 5.30pm to 7pm, depending on the city with hangers, needles and banners. Congregating in: Paris in Place … Continued
Le Collectif de défense de l’IVG is organising three activities in the Haute Garonne in response to the European call for the right to safe abortion and for the International Day of Action for Safe Abortion on 28 September. On … Continued
This open letter from women in the political party En Marche to the First Lady of France asserts the right of women in French Polynesia and New Caledonia to equal treatment in respect of French abortion law and policy … Continued
On 5 September 2017, along with four government Ministers, met with a small delegation of French NGOs on the subjects of climate change and development issues. On 5 September 2017, President Macron of France received a delegation of NGOS … Continued
The French National Assembly has passed a law outlawing the promotion of false and misleading information about abortion on the internet, which will now go to the Senate: “Opposition to the practice of disinformation, in particular on the Internet, of intentionally promoting errors, or intentionally putting psychological pressure on women and those close to them in the matter of abortion.”
This is a long and wonderful web-based series of cartoons about personal experiences and feelings about abortion (en français).
Following a government decree of 5 June 2016, midwives will soon be able to provide medical abortion pills up to seven weeks of amenorrhoea (nine weeks LMP) without the supervision of a gynaecologist. To promote knowledge of this new policy, the Department of Health launched a communications campaign on 22 June to raise public awareness of this expansion of midwives’ roles.
http://www.journaldesfemmes.com/societe/combats-de-femmes/1551215-laurence-rossignol-avortement-new-york/ At the 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women in New York, Laurence Rossignol, the French Minister of Families, Childhood and the Rights of Women, spoke about the fact that the right to abortion continues to … Continued