THAILAND – RSA THAI demands decriminalisation of abortion

A dozen activists gathered at the Constitutional Court of Thailand on 26
September to demand the decriminalisation of abortion. The Thai Referral System
for Safe Abortion (RSA THAI) a network of pro-choice medical professionals and
advocates organised an all-day Pro-Voice event to push for the normalisation of
safe abortions and mark International Safe Abortion Day. Their demonstration
featured four women wrapped in white sheets and industrial ropes and signs
strapped to them that said “Criminal Code 301”, the section of the criminal law
that punishes women for illegal abortions with prison or a fine.