These news stories all appeared in the Campaign newsletter and go back to July 2015. To read the full stories, click on the title or visual. To view the previous stories, click on the archive bar at the bottom of this page.

EL SALVADOR – Beatriz, who brought El Salvador’s abortion ban to the world stage in 2013, has died following a motorcycle accident

  "Beatriz was our friend, a warrior, who never stopped fighting for her life," said the Agrupación Ciudadana por la Despenalización del Aborto, in a statement. Beatriz Garcia, whose fight against El Salvador’s draconian prohibitions on abortion moved the country ...

SENEGAL – A young couple, both school students, sent to prison for a month for abortion

  In Senegal, abortion is illegal in all cases except to save the woman’s life; approval for inducing “therapeutic abortions” must come from three doctors, one of whom is independently assigned by the courts. Giving advice on where or how ...

USA- Racist anti-choice policies and activists

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 ...

MALAYSIA – Getting the message across

WHEN parents find out that their 17-year-old school-going daughter is pregnant, the reaction would most probably be anger followed by murderous rage, more anger and then a feeling of failure before they finally settle down to decide how to deal ...

UK – Two stories on abortion in adolescence

Teenage pregnancy: The choice that changed my life by Emily-Jane Clark. & I regret having an abortion, but that doesn’t mean I’m against it by Rachel ...

AUSTRALIA – Queensland & New South Wales

TWO STORIES: in Queensland, a prisoner with mental health problems and a high risk pregnancy has been refused an abortion. In New South Wales, a woman is convicted after taking abortion pills ...
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