It has become a Polish tradition that anti-choice groups are trying to push for further restrictions in abortion access in Poland. This year they launched a citizens’ bill which provided for a complete ban on abortions, even in cases of rape, fatal malformations of the fetus and when a women’s life and health was at risk. Pro-choice and human rights groups protested. The coalition of organizations led by the Federation for Women and Family Planning … Continued
In light of the September 28 Campaign, H.E.R.A., the Association for Health Education and Research organized a national conference: “Legal restrictions – safe and legal abortion”. The event was an excellent occasion to gather all relevant stakeholders to discuss the new Abortion Law which was introduced by the Macedonian government two years ago. The changes introduced a written request to be submitted by the woman who wishes to terminate her pregnancy, mandatory counselling and waiting … Continued
On 28 September 2015, to support international efforts for the decriminalization of abortion, the Association for Liberty and Equality of Gender (ALEG) and other Romanian women’s rights NGOs organized a large scale public campaign demanding comprehensive and inclusive sexual and reproductive rights for young people living in Romania. The campaign included an open letter sent out to relevant authorities demanding that all young people should have access to comprehensive sexuality education in schools. The letter … Continued
Association HERA-XXI initiated the campaign ‘Reproductive Health Week’ in Georgia. The activities were dedicated to World Contraception Day 26th September and 28th September Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion. The main message of the campaign was “Your Life is Your Future”. The main activities of the campaign, which covered the biggest Universities of Georgia and internally displaced persons’ communities, were conducted by focal points, youth leaders and young volunteers of … Continued
The Women’s Rights Center organized a series of three television shows in different regions of Armenia. The first show was broadcasted on 28th of September. The second and the third TV shows were organised in Lori and Kotayk regions which will be broadcasted by Fortuna and Hrazdan TV Channels in October. The shows were in Question & Answer format.