Welcome to the Campaign’s re-launched blog, where you can read commentary and analysis from contributors across our global network of 1400+ members in 129 countries. From the voices of grassroots activists to those of policy makers and medical practitioners, you’ll find a unique spread of authoritative perspectives on abortion rights and related issues.

Articles from the previous incarnation of our blog (2016 – 2019) are accessible here.


Access to medical abortion in Italy is characterised by “unnecessary burdens” and “unjustified barriers” – this has stayed the same during the pandemic | 16 June 2020


In this piece, Elena Caruso and Giulia Zanini, both members of the Italian pro-choice network Pro-Choice Rete Italiana Contraccezione Aborto, explain that the Italian Government’s unwillingness to ease the onerous procedures for medical abortions during the pandemic, has led to absurd consequences for the women who need an abortion. 

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From Argentina to India: The health of young women and girls always matters | 29 May 2020

This week’s blog post is in celebration of 28th May, the International Day of Action for Women’s Health. In light of COVID-19, two of our Committee Members for the Young Activist Network for Abortion Advocacy (YANAA), newly elected Lourdes Polo Budzovksy and Shruti Arora, explain why the health of young women, adolescents and girls must be a strategic priority for their governments. 

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South Africa: a space of many contradictions – and now Covid-19 | 1 May 2020

Marion Stevens, Director of the Sexual and Reproductive Justice Coalition, reports on the unique challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa, including the impacts on safe abortion access and policy. 

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The Covid-19 Lockdown: What It Means in India | 10 April 2020

The Campaign’s own Shilpa Shroff, who is based in Mumbai, outlines the implications of the COVID-19 lockdown for the 1.3 billion Indians who have been ordered to stay at home, including 70.6 million living in extreme poverty.

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Abortion Without Borders in the time of COVID-19 | 7 April 2020

Mara Clarke discusses the many challenges posed by the current COVID-19 pandemic on the day-to-day operation of Abortion Without Borders and the wider accessibility of abortion services in Europe.

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Pratigya Campaign: overcoming access barriers to safe abortion in India | 31 March 2020

The campaign write about their work to address the barriers to women’s access to abortion services and protect women’s right to safe and legal abortions in India.


Working together to bring abortion services to Poland | 24 March 2020

Mara Clarke, Founder of the Abortion Support Network, details the work of Abortion Without Borders (AWB) since the initiative launched in December 2019 to help women access information on abortion and cross-border services.


Trans Pregnancy Conference 2020: What does reproductive justice look like for trans people? | 20 March 2020

Camila Ochoa Mendoza, member of YouAct and YANAA Committee Member reports her impressions of the conference “Trans Pregnancy: Fertility, Reproduction and Body Autonomy” held in January 2020 in Leeds, UK.