EL Salvador violates human rights by denying abortion
Beatriz is a 22-year old woman with active lupus nephritis and pregnant with an anencephalic fetus . El Salvador has a total abortion ban; there are no exceptions for the health or the life of a pregnant woman, or in cases of rape or incest.
Both the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner… Read more »
New abortion law Ireland : nothing changes.
Ireland did not learn anything from the Savita's death.
However abortion rights activists don't remain silent and create public awareness about safe abortion options for women in Ireland through Women on Web! Read more »
Campaign and Book for abortion rights in New Zealand!
The prochoice highway, on the road for reproductive justice, will tour New Zealand starting May 1, 2013.
Supported by the Abortion Law Reform Association of New Zealand (ALRANZ), the Women’s National Abortion Action Campaign (WONAAC), Mothers for Choice and numerous generous individuals, the… Read more »
Anti abortion groups promoting the abortion pill and Women on Waves and Women on Web
It is always encouraging that even anti-abortion groups are working hard to get information about the abortion pill in the world. And even better, where to get good information and access to medical abortions! Read more »
Mass prosecution of abortion providers in Brazil
24 people, including doctors, have been arrested in Brazil. They are accused of setting up a scheme to help women with abortions. Reported in A Cidade on 25-3-2013
http://www.jornalacidade.com.br/noticias/NOT,0,2754,830164,Presa+quadrilha+que+oferecia+aborto+pela+internet.aspx Read more »
Doctors in Brazil call for legalization of abortion
The Federal Council of Medicine supports legalisation of abbortions during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.
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Safe abortion hotlines in South America to fight against unsafe abortions
http://www.trust.org/trustlaw/news/telephone-hotlines-mount-fight-against-backstreet-abortions-in-south-america Read more »
Nort Dakota passed ban on abortions after 6/7 weeks
The North Dakota state Senate approved a bill that would ban abortions at approximately six weeks.
The bill that passed the House last month, bans most abortions after six weeks to seven weeks into a pregnancy
It came the week after Arkansas approved a ban on most abortions after 12 weeks. Read more »
In Algeria, 29 women were investigated for having an abortion in 2012
http://www.reflexiondz.net/La-police-a-traite-27-affaires-d-avortement-en-2012_a22389.html Read more »
Women and Doctor sentenced to jail for abortions in Morocco
Hess press reports that 4 women who did abortion have been sentenced to one year and 4 months in jail. The doctor has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for providing abortions and has also been prohibited to pratice medicines for always.
These are very harsh sentences.
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Women in Northern Ireland admit illegal abortions, 3-2013
"More than 100 women put their name to letter amid attempts to halt amendment that would make non-NHS abortions illegal in province" . Read article in Guardian Read more »
Support for women using misoprostol to do abortion in Argentina
Great article in the Argentine newspaper Pagina 12, about a network of women, called Pink Rescue, who accompany other women in the use of misoprostol for safe abortion. They give information, advise about risks and help make sure the women get a checkup afterward.
Articulo excelente sobre Socorro… Read more »
Dissimination information about safe abortion hotline in Morocco
MALI lance une campagne qui propose aux femmes de se faire avorter par voie médicamenteuse. La procédure présentée comme une solution miracle paraît simple et sans danger, mais comporte de nombreux risques. Read more »
Initiative for safe abortion in Ivory Coast
The association "solidarité développement" began a campaign against illegal abortions. The campaign is organized around the theme of "post-abortion care." According to the president of the association, Traoré Abdramane, it is not to promote abortion, but to create awareness and to reduce… Read more »
Severe health impacts of health budget cuts in Greece.
In Greece, suicides increased by 17% between 2007 and 2009 and there is evidence of a 40% increase in 2010–11. HIV infections rose by a 52% in the first half of 2011, largely due to increases in commercial sex work, unsafe sex and increases in injecting drug use: there was a 12.5-fold increase in… Read more »