Abortion Facts

 

We are fighting for womens rights to a safe and legal choice. In many countries, women die as a result of abortion being criminalised. The facts are are often gruesome and always humiliating violations of human rights.

  • Facts on Induced Abortion Worldwide, 2012

    Click  here  for a fact sheet on induced abortion worldwide, published by the Guttmacher Institute in 2012.  Read more »

  • Abortion Laws Worldwide

    Approximately 25% of the world's population lives in countries with highly restrictive abortion laws - mostly in Latin America, Africa and Asia. In some countries, such as in Chile, women still go to prison for having an illegal abortion, and abortion is not allowed even in cases of rape or when… Read more »

  • Abortion Myths

    People who are against free choice create many myths about abortion which have never been proven. Read more »

  • Safe abortion saves women's lives

    Did you know that induced abortion is one of the most performed medical interventions on the world. Abortions will always be necessary as a backup even though women will use several forms of contraception. Even when using the best methods such as the contraceptive pill, the chance of failure is 2%… Read more »

  • Quotes and emails

    Quotes from emails we received during our sailings to Ireland and Poland. Read more »