We spent the last several months collecting signatures on the Open Letter to the heads of UN agencies asking for 28 September to become an official UN Day. We will be active on social media throughout the coming week. We’re sharing news about Campaign members’ activities with our media contacts. And we will participate in the London Festival for Choice. Follow us on Facebook @safeabortionwomensright and Twitter @Safe_Abortion too. We are now on Instagram too! … Continued
Ipas is planning updates to our Abortion is Not a Crime webpage, a photo story and other social media events, and we are coordinating with other agencies to plan blogging and tweeting events. In all of these activities we’ll be focusing on barriers to access, with a particular emphasis on stigma.
Screening of the documentary “Vessel” on 27 September, Brussels, Q&A, reception
Global Action on Safe and Legal Abortion Side Event during the Human Rights Council 33rd meeting – In recognition of 28 September, a panel will share different country experiences of advocating for safe and legal abortion, highlight the human rights obligations of States to provide access to safe and legal abortion, and discuss opportunities to utilize Human Rights Council mechanisms to effect policy and legal changes at the national level. 28 September, Palais des Nations … Continued
#StepIntoOurShoes Join us in calling on the global community to #StepIntoOurShoes, by sharing varied experiences, realities, circumstances, stories, and storytelling initiatives of those of us who have had an abortion, and/or are supporters of the right to access safe and legal abortion. We have created a video series together with Love Matters which features excerpts from stories of individuals who have had an abortion, shared by partner organizations such as Advocates for Youth, Fondo MARIA, … Continued