Services offered by Women on Waves

 

Information about and provision of contraceptives
Information about and provision of emergency contraceptives
Pregnancy testing
Non-directive pregnancy counseling, aimed at making an optimal informed personal decision
Medical abortions if your period is not more than 16 days too late
Counseling on sexually transmitted diseases

  • Abortion on our ship

    When the Women on Waves ship visits your country, you can make an appointment with us by telephone, email or by visiting the ship. We will inform you about when and where to board the ship. You will be treated according to Dutch professional medical standards, which include full confidentiality… Read more »

  • What is an STI or Sexual Transmitted Infection?

    You can get an STI by sexual intercourse but also through oral sex, anal sex or contact with bodily fluids such as sperm, saliva, blood, and vaginal discharge. Very few STI’s can be transmitted through skin contact. Here is more information about how to prevent getting one and what to do if you… Read more »

  • Safe Sex

    About 85% of sexually active women who do not use contraceptives become pregnant within a year. A woman can also become pregnant while breastfeeding and from about 10 days after childbirth and even during her menstruation. Withdrawal of the penis prior to ejaculation during intercourse (coitus… Read more »