BRAZIL: ‘We are all Rebeca!’
We support Rebeca Mendes in her right to have autonomy over her body and have access to a legal and safe abortion, just as we support the right of all women to have control over their lives and futures.
PLEASE SHOW YOUR SUPPORT – SIGN THE PETITION
BRAZIL: URGENT REQUEST FOR SOLIDARITY
On 8 November, a Special Commission of the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies approved, by 18 votes to 1 (18 men to 1 woman), an Amendment to the Constitution No. 181/2015, which would recognize the right to life from conception. Read more here.
GERMANY: A petition calling on the German Bundestag (parliament) to make a revision to Paragraph 219, which covers abortion.
7 November 2017. It is illegal for abortion providers to inform the public that they provide abortion care. *Update * Doctor Kristina Hänel was fined €6000 by an anti-abortion judge in spite of the petition garnering 155,000+ signatures.
PLEASE SUPPORT THIS INITIATIVE – SIGN THE PETITION
BOLIVIA: Call on the Senate to approve the Article 153 bill: @Senadobolivia
10 October 2017. Article 153 on abortion in the draft criminal code was approved on September 28 in the Chamber of Deputies of the Legislative Assembly of Bolivia. It allows abortion up to eight weeks of pregnancy without penalty. Campaña 28 de Septiembre Bolivia, Pacto nacional despenalización aborto Bolivia consider this reform of Article 153 an important advance for women. Read more here.
KENYA: Support Justice Njoki Ndungu’s call to clarify Constitutional law on abortion
July 2017. TICAH, Trust for Indigenous Culture and Health, in Nairobi is kindly requesting signatures on their petition to call on Supreme Court Chief Justice David Maraga to support Lady Justice Njoki Ndungu’s call to the judges to clarify the clause in the Constitution on abortion in Kenya. Lack of clarity in the law pushes women and girls who otherwise qualify for legal and safe abortion to die due to unsafe abortion. Every year, more than 120,000 women face post‐abortion complications. The law remains unclear to many women and health care providers. Read more here.
URUGUAY: Sign the petition calling for the release of woman jailed for miscarriage
We demand the immediate release of this young woman and the effective intervention of all the State institutions that are involved, to ensure her release. Read more here!
EL SALVADOR: Urge legislators to decriminalise abortion
Support the bill to decriminalize abortion on four grounds before 9 June 2017! Support it here!
GLOBAL GAG RULE: Write to your International Development Minister
We would like to encourage Campaign members write a joint letter signed by national groups to their Minister for International Development and contacts in foundations to urge them to contribute to the Netherlands-initiated fund. More info here!
CHILE: Urgent Request for Solidarity – Sign the petition!
On 24 and 25 January the Chile senate are debating the abortion law reform bill. We call on you to respond urgently to a mega-citizen petition to demonstrate to Senators the true will of the Chilean people to protect the rights of women and girls. Read it here!
USA and International: Women’s March on Washington, January