IRELAND – Lights Out: A Sense of Quietness

by Falling Tree Productions A radio programme focusing on the history of the movement to legalise abortion in Ireland and women’s experiences finding abortions. The programme follows a line of connection through four women across two referendums to explore the unexpected consequences of talking about abortion. Starting on live television at a beauty pageant, you will hear from a journalist, a radio producer, the founder of a woman’s clinic and a woman travelling from Ireland … Continued

UNITED KINGDOM – Royal College of Obstetrics & Gynaecology video on the right to safe abortion

RCOG President Prof Lesley Regan “Today is International Safe Abortion Day. At the RCOG we advocate for safe and timely abortion services and support for women across the world. Every woman should have the right to choose what happens to her body.” Watch our video with statements by some of our members from around the world. @RCObsGyn 28 Sep

GIBRALTAR – No More Shame Gibraltar

Activists in Gibraltar have launched the “No More Shame Campaign” with the purpose of getting media attention to the abortion laws in the British colony on the southern tip of Spain. Gibraltar is a small place (30,000 population) and the church is still a powerful force. “Pro life Gibraltar” are trying to push the government to penalise women who seek abortions in Spain or the UK (which would not be legal). This has however resulted … Continued

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