These news stories all appeared in the Campaign newsletter and go back to July 2015. To read the full stories, click on the title or visual. To view the previous stories, click on the archive bar at the bottom of this page.

SPAIN – Association of Accredited Abortion Clinics of Spain says all clinics remain open

Given that abortion is recognised as an essential health service by the World Health Organization (WHO), after the declaration of a state of emergency in Spain due to COVID-19 and the reinforcement of lockdown, we want to announce that ACAI’s ...

UNITED KINGDOM – England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland now permit telemedicine for abortion up to 10 weeks of pregnancy

The latest on this policy, with updated guidelines from the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists ...

SRHR FOR REFUGEES AND MIGRANT WOMEN

Ensuring universal access to sexual and reproductive healthcare services is Target 3.7 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Refugee and migrant women and children are at particular risk of being forgotten in the global momentum to achieve this ...

INDIA – Lok Sabha (Parliament) debate on Medical Termination of Pregnancy Amendment Bill 2020

In India, a woman cannot decide for herself to have an abortion, rather the Act along with other laws and Acts in the country can be and are increasingly used to prevent access to safe abortion services. In the recent ...

JAMAICA – House Committee recommends conscience vote on abortion – 13 years later

The recommendation was described as the likeliest response of the 11-member committee, chaired by Opposition MP and Roman Catholic Deacon Ronald Thwaites, after listening to the divisive views of more than 70 local and overseas institutions, individuals and others for ...

USA – Adolescents obtaining abortion without parental consent: their reasons and experiences of social support

Most states require adolescents younger than 18 to involve a parent prior to obtaining an abortion, yet little is known about adolescents’ reasons for choosing abortion or the social support received by those who seek judicial bypass of parental consent ...