Media Abortion ship Portugal 2004

The best way to get an impression of the discussion in Portuguese society is to look at the overwhealming press coverage. From august 23 on, we have collected more than 700 newspaper articles. Next to the continuous TV coverage on all channels public and commercial. It shows how our trip has helped to put legal abortion on the agenda again in Portugal.


European Court rules that Portugal violated Freedom of Expression of Women on Waves.

The European Court of Human Rights ruled today that article 10, that guarantees…

"Yes" to legalize abortion in Portugal!!

On 10th of April Portugal's president ratified a law allowing women to obtain…

Portuguese Parliament Approves National Referendum On Loosening Abortion

25 Oct 2006: Finally almost 2 years after winning the elections the socialist…

Congratulations Portugal!!!

20-2-2005: Today in Portugal the Socialist Party has won the elections! Now…

Signature Support.

A petition was initiated by portugalgay.pt to support Women on Waves. Until…

Help in Portugal

Since 2007, in Portugal a woman has the right to terminate a pregnancy until 10…

Legal arguments against criminalization

In 2007 Portugal legalized abortion till 10 weeks of pregnancy. The abortion…

Press commentary

New in Portugal, where questions regarding women rights have been treated as…

I had an abortion

Here are some photo's of the action the Portuguese action group Panteras did…