Africa

Kenya: Fortress of Hope Africa & safe2choose

On International Safe Abortion Day, “we learned how to love ourselves” On 28 September, safe2choose decided to join a smaller ...

SOUTH AFRICA: Abortion in Johannesburg- Painting the town safe on 28 September

From a young age, girls are exposed to posters on the side of the road reading “quick & painless abortion” ...

Kenya: TWITTER TCHAT

Trust for Indigenous Culture and Health (TICAH) + Aunty Jane Helpline Join us on Thursday, September 28 from 3 pm ...

Burkina Faso & Benin: Lutte contre la Stigmatisation Liée à l’avortement – ABBEF/Projet Packard

Dans le cadre de la celebration de la journée internationale du droit à l'avortement securisé. Les jeunes du Burkina et ...

Burundi: La dépénalisation de l’avortement sans risques, possible au Burundi? IWACU WEB TV (Video)

The video shows some of the speakers at a meeting organised by SFBLSP–Burundi "Association des droits de la femme" on ...

Nigeria: A TV debate on abortion stigma  

"Abortion Stigma in Nigeria”, featuring Sybil Nmezi from GIWYN, filmed by EbonyLife will be aired on channel 165 DSTV ...

Nigeria: GIWYN and NaCSAA

**UPDATE** Generation Initiative for Women and Youth Network (GIWY)  and the "National Coalition for Reproductive Justice"(NCRJ)) successfully organized the following ...

Liberia: Youth Bridge Inc. -Pregnancy by Choice Not by Chance

In Liberia, Youth Bridge Inc. will officially launch its pilot project: “Pregnancy by Choice Not by Chance” campaign. The project ...

Burundi: Solidarité des Femmes Burundaises pour la Lutte contre la Sida et le Paludisme au Burundi (S.F.B.L.S.P )

Together let’s destroy myths, fight against stigma and abortion discrimination! “We resist and persist: our bodies, our abortions, our rights” ...

 

Asia

Bangladesh: SHARE-NET BANGLADESH

The Share-Net Bangladesh team has promoted International Day on Safe Abortion on 28th September with an informative banner on abortion ...

South Korea: Joint Action for Reproductive Justice formed & activities for 28 September

Joint Action for Reproductive Justice, a network of Korean feminist groups and organizations, and many other feminist groups and individuals,took ...

Thailand: Choice Network Of Thailand

Bangkok: Pro-Voice 4: Abortion 4G The Choice Network of Thailand, with over 80-member organisations, held the 44th meeting under the ...

Nepal: Beyond Beijing Committee

Celebrating Safe Abortion Day with National Youth Council (NYC) on 22nd Sept 2017 in New York City, and… Beyond Beijing ...

India: FPA Kalchini Branch – Free abortion services for 28 Sept

The Kalchini branch of the Family Planning Association of India observed International Safe Abortion Day by setting up a free ...

Japan: Space Allies- Feminist festival draws 500 participants, Tokyo

On September 29, we held a big feminist festival in the Metropolitan Tokyo area, in which more than 500 women ...

Nepal: Reproductive Health Rights Working Group

YouthCAN (Youth Champion Advocacy Nepal) reported that RHRWG organized candle light vigil on 25th September to remember lives lost due ...

Indonesia: Samsara

Samsara are asking people to post videos with their own words to the theme of this video, showing that they support ...

Indonesia: Samsara / Women Help Women

Women Help Women (WHW), in collaboration with Samsara in Indonesia, is working to expand access to information and reliable medicines ...

India: CREA / Global Health Strategies

CREA and Global Health Strategies are launching a one-week campaign (22-28 September) to advocate for improved access to safe abortion ...

Nepal: Youth Champions Advocacy Nepal (YOUTHCAN)

Youth Champions Advocacy Nepal (YOUTHCAN) celebrate September 28 with an aim to campaign as a movement to promote universal access ...

 

Eastern Europe

Armenia: Women’s Resource Center – Press Conference

Women’s Resource Center Armenia initiated a press conference with local media to raise the issues for the Global Day of ...

Romania: Sex-Ed Campaign – September 26th and 28th celebrations

Romanian ASTRA Network member Daniela Draghici of the Society for Feminist Analyses (AnA) organized and coordinated events for World Contraception ...

Croatia: Croatian Platform For Reproductive Rights

On 28 September, the Croatian Platform for Reproductive Rights demanded, loud and clear, not just safe and legal, but widely ...

Georgia: Association Hera XXI

Association Hera XXI participated in the global campaign on abortion rights for the Global Day of Access for Safe and Legal ...

Armenia: Pan-Armenian Family Health Alliance

On September 28, members of the Pan-Armenian Family Health Alliance held a roundtable in Yerevan, coordinated by the Family Health ...

Europe: SIGN this PETITION for women’s right to decide across Europe !!

DETAILS: http://avortementeurope.org/ Available in English/Spanish/French/Polish – 17,000+ signatories so far!! ...

Poland: Demonstration

DETAILS OF THEIR DEMONSTRATION AND PLANS IN ENGLISH: https://www.togetherwespeak.org/events/view/82/demonstration-free-polish-women-free-poland-all-for-one-one-for-all/ ...

POLAND: Demonstration – Sept, 24

Limiting the ability to decide about our bodies is an attack on fundamental rights and freedoms. Blocking access to emergency ...

 

Latin America / Caribbean

Venezuela: PLAFAM – Hablalo!! Talk it over!!

Proyecto Hablalo (Talk It Over), a young people’s voluntary activity with PLAFAM, the IPPF member in Venezuela, held a rally ...

Argentina: “Debate of political candidates on the right to abortion in Argentina” (VIDEO)

Members of the Campaña Nacional por el Derecho al Aborto Legal, Seguro y Gratuito organised the production of a video of a ...

WOMEN’S LINK WORLDWIDE / COLECTIVO MUJER Y SALUD

  VIDEO: Mensaje de año nuevo de Rosa Hernández- Rep. Dominicana  Queremos compartirles la batería de trinos que hemos preparado para ...

Argentina: #JuntasAbortamos #UnGritoGlobal

#JuntasAbortamos En la previa al #UnGritoGlobal 27 de septiembre acción en redes sociales de relatos sobre experiencias de acompañamientos de ...

Argentina: REDAAS

REDAAS, an Argentinian network of health service providers promoting access to legal and safe abortion is launching four gifs over ...

Argentina: Campaña Nacional por el Derecho al Aborto Legal Seguro y Gratuito

Durante esta semana y la siguiente, las diferentes regionales de la Campaña estarán llevando a cabo actividades preparándose para la ...

Brazil: Virada Pela Legalização do Aborto

The 24-hour online journey to talk about abortion prepared by feminist activists in Brazil for the 28th of September. It's ...

Costa Rica: Lanzan campaña a favor del aborto terapéutico en Costa Rica

La Asociación Ciudadana ACCEDER lanza campaña para que Costa Rica garantice por fin el acceso al aborto terapéutico, a la ...

Tamojunta, Brazil: First safe abortion hotline in Brazil launched on 28 Sept

The first safe abortion information hotline in the history of Brazil was launched on 28 September 2017. The hotline's name ...

Brazil: Protest marches in various cities around Brazil

  The National Front for decriminalization and legalization of abortion is calling Protest marches  to be held  in various Brazilian cities on 28 ...

Colombia: La Mesa por la Vida y la Salud de las Mujeres- 65% of the population surveyed agreed that abortion should be legal

To mark International Safe Abortion Day on 28 September, La Mesa por la Vida y la Salud de las Mujeres ...

América Latina y el Caribe: Campaña 28 Septiembre

The Campaña Nacional por el Derecho al Aborto Legal, Seguro y Gratuito in Argentina are the new coordinators of the ...

Argentina: Campaña Nacional por el Derecho al Aborto Legal, Seguro y Gratuito

Debate of candidates on the right to abortion, 20 September Press conference, 28 September National demonstration, Plaza de Mayo, 29 ...

Bolivia: Campaña 28 de Septiembre

DETAILS: https://www.facebook.com/campana28bolivia/ ...

El Salvador: Call to Action: 28 September

For the Day for the Decriminalization of Abortion and the health and life of women, send a photo of your ...

 

Middle East / Mediterranean

Maroc: Mouvement Alternatif Pour Les Libertés Individuelles

28 Septembre : Journée Internationale du Droit à l'Avortement En plus de porter atteinte au droit à la santé et ...

 

North America

USA: Reproductive Health Access Project

This international day of action is built around four principles:  1) access to safe and legal abortion is a human ...

International Women’s Health Coalition, USA: How does IWHC advocate for women and girls on this issue?

> We advance global policies. > We advocate for repeal of the Global Gag Rule in the US. > We ...

 

Pacific

New Zealand: The people of NZ have waited 40 years…

ALRANZ are sponsoring Dame Margaret Sparrow's book launch on 28 September for her book: Risking Their Lives. ALRANZ Abortion Rights ...

 

Western Europe

Ireland: @yourrepealers

An Irish supporter of Repeal the 8th started the #KnowYourRepealers hashtag to illustrate the diversity of Irish women supporting #Repealthe8th ...

Scotland: ENGENDER

A snapshot of western laws and practices surrounding abortion, including best practices, published for 28 September. FULL REPORT: https://www.engender.org.uk/content/publications/AccessToAbortion.pdf ...

Northern Ireland: Alliance for Choice

VIDEO: Men Talk about Abortion Access in Northern Ireland #AlliesforChoice Northern Ireland Alliance for Choice campaigns for free, safe and ...
IRELAND & REPEAL GLOBAL

IRELAND & REPEAL GLOBAL

Thousands march in Dublin 30 September (40,000 reported by RTE ; 30,000 reported by Irish Times). In her opening speech, ...

France: Marches and demonstrations across France

Mobilisations and actions are planned for cities and towns all over France. Demonstrations and marches will take place on 28 ...

Italy: Non Una Dí Meno

In Milan there will be a gathering with speeches, live music, dancing to celebrate International Safe Abortion Day and denounce: ...

Europe: SIGN this PETITION for women’s right to decide across Europe !!

DETAILS: http://avortementeurope.org/ Available in English/Spanish/French/Polish – 17,000+ signatories so far!! ...

Geneva: Side event during 36th session of the UN Human Rights Council

Co-Sponsors: Sexual Rights Initiative, AWID, Permanent Mission of Chile to the UN, Center for Reproductive Rights, RFSU, Sexual and Reproductive Justice ...

Italy: Petition to the Italian Minister of Health to call for medical abortion pills to be provided through outpatient care

by AMICA (Medical Association for Abortion and Contraception) with Associazione Luca Coscioni for Freedom of Scientific Research and AIED (Italian ...

France: Montpellier se mobilise pour le Droit à l’avortement !

DETAILS: https://www.facebook.com/events/146915685902518/ ...

France: #CeciNestPasUnCintre

The collective #CeciNestPasUnCintre are publishing women’s experiences with abortion on their Facebook page throughout September ...

London: Festival of Choice 2017

The London Festival of Choice aims to raise awareness of threats to reproductive rights and the plight of those in ...

Austria: Festival of Choice Wien

A celebration of feminist solidarity and pro-choice activism across the world Details of activities coming soon: https://festivalofchoice.org/wien/ ...

France: Three events for 28 September in Toulouse

Le Collectif de défense de l’IVG is organising three activities in the Haute Garonne in response to the European call ...

Belgium: Protest for access to abortion rights everywhere in Europe!

28 September 2017, 17:30-20:00 Hosted by Marche Mondiale des Femmes Belgique – Wereldvrouwenmars Belgïe Bruxelles Quartier Européen, 1000 Sint-Pieters-Woluwe, Brabant, Belgium ...

Ireland: Time to Act! – Abortion Rights Campaign 6th Annual March for Choice

The March for Choice takes place on 30 September, assemble Garden of Remembrance, Parnell Square, from 1.30pm to march on ...

 

International NGOs

Association For Women’s Rights In Development (AWID)

This #Sept28 we’re highlighting findings about anti-choice tactics, from the #RightsAtRisk report ...

WGNRR /  IPAS GLOBAL

We worked with partners from the different regions and volunteer illustrators in the creation and design of comic strips that ...

Action Aid UK

"Why 28 September matters for women’s rights" for International Safe Abortion Day FULL BLOG: https://www.actionaid.org.uk/blog/campaigns/2017/09/28/why-september-28-matters-for-womens-rights?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=campaigns_vawgcampaign ...

Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights: International Safe Abortion Day Watchdog

To mark September 28, the Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion, Youth Coalition for Sexual ...

Men Engage Alliance

Statement of Solidarity – please sign by 28 September! ...

WGNRR: Comic Strips and Join the Cacerolazo for Abortion Rights

Comic books and Join the Cacerolazo for Abortion Rights At 1pm in your time zone, and join us in making ...

safe2choose

Responses (wonderful GIFS) Ipas México La Revuelta, Colectiva Feminista, Argentina FOHA (Fortress of Hope Africa), Kenya Reseau d’Action et d’Information pour ...

International Women’s Health Coalition, USA: How does IWHC advocate for women and girls on this issue?

> We advance global policies. > We advocate for repeal of the Global Gag Rule in the US. > We ...

Geneva: Side event during 36th session of the UN Human Rights Council

Co-Sponsors: Sexual Rights Initiative, AWID, Permanent Mission of Chile to the UN, Center for Reproductive Rights, RFSU, Sexual and Reproductive Justice ...

WGNRR: September 28, 2017 Resist & Persist- Our Bodies, Our Abortions, Our Rights! International Safe Abortion Day

  Dear members, partners and allies, We are thrilled to have you on board in joining activists around the world ...

Human Rights Council: Joint Statement on Abortion Rights

In support of the September 28 Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion, the Sexual Rights ...