Overall, coverage of the day focused on the Statement by the OHCHR group of United Nations human rights experts calling on States across the world to repeal laws that criminalize and unduly restrict abortion and policies based on outdated stereotypes, to release all women in prison on abortion charges and to counter all stigma against abortion.
28 September is anything but a one-day event. In fact, it’s still not over. On 14 October, there is a march in the streets of Belfast, Northern Ireland, to demand that we all #TrustWomen to make their own decisions about their pregnancies.
This #Sept28 we’re highlighting findings about anti-choice tactics, from the #RightsAtRisk report.
We worked with partners from the different regions and volunteer illustrators in the creation and design of comic strips that ultimately formed an abortion advocacy booklet. The goal was to provide an accessible, user-friendly tool for individuals, activists and allies to learn about the diverse ways and strategies that groups, organizations and individuals have been using around the world in their fight towards access to safe and legal abortion; draw inspiration; and strategize in focus … Continued
“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