On 13 November 2017, the US Supreme Court agreed to hear NIFLA v. Becerra, a dispute over the meaning of free speech. The case is about a 2015 California law requiring the state’s more than 200 “crisis pregnancy centres” … Continued
TWO STORIES: Anti-choice movement’s racist harassment of black women as told by Katie &
Immigrant minor held ‘hostage’ by Texas because she wants an abortion, by Tina Vasquez.
Regional Technical Meeting Report –
Lusaka, Zambia, April 11-13, 2016 –
The Population Council, the World Health Organization, and the International Consortium for Emergency Contraception convened a three-day regional technical meeting aimed at helping participating countries meet their obligations under the Maputo Protocol to protect and promote the reproductive health rights of women and girls, with a special emphasis on survivors of sexual and intimate partner violence.
MALTA National Youth Parliament: nine representatives call for consultation on abortion SOURCE/PHOTO: TVM, by Mtella’ Settembru, 13 September 2017 ********************** CANADA Liberals protest appointment of anti-abortion MP as chair of status of women committee SOURCE: Globe and Mail, by … Continued
ALRANZ are sponsoring Dame Margaret Sparrow’s book launch on 28 September for her book: Risking Their Lives. ALRANZ Abortion Rights Aotearoa calls upon the New Zealand government to heed the will of the people of New Zealand and decriminalise … Continued
Thousands march in Dublin 30 September (40,000 reported by RTE ; 30,000 reported by Irish Times). In her opening speech, Abortion Rights Campaign member Angela Coraccio said the Eighth Amendment to the Irish Constitution, which gives equal rights to a fetus as to the woman carrying it, is “an instrument of torture” and described the country’s current abortion laws as “barbaric”. Irish Times 30 September 2017 + ARC Video
It is two days and counting till International Safe Abortion Day, and there’s still time to join or plan an action! Visit our website here, here and here for lists of what groups are planning around the world, and … Continued
The women’s movement internationally has celebrated 28 September as a day of action for the right to safe abortion since 1990. Join us this year.
This year, in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we are calling on the United Nations, its agencies and human rights bodies, and all national leaders – both governmental and non-governmental – to stand up for safe abortion for everyone with an unwanted pregnancy who requests it. #LeavingNoOneBehind
Latest activities from around the world: The collective #CeciNestPasUnCintre are publishing women’s experiences with abortion on their Facebook page throughout September.