Maroc 2012


  • Press Conference in Rabat, 8-10-2012

    We are giving this press conference to explain our campaign, share with you what happened and to correct some false statements of both the Moroccan and the Dutch government. The Moroccan government violated several human rights and the International convention of the Sea. Read more »

  • Video interview captains Myra and Margreet about what happened in smir, morocco

    Give the footage a lower thirds credit to Diana Whitten, Please click on "view in browser" below to watch the video Read more »

  • Abortion Ship as Trojan Horse in Harbor Launched the Safe Abortion Hotline in Morocco

    One of the goals of the campaign, to support the movement MALI to break the taboo and to start a discussions within the country about the need to legalize abortion, was achieved by the enormous media attention. Safe abortion hotline While the ship intended to sail out to international waters… Read more »

  • Abortion ship forced to leave by Moroccan authories.

    After the harbor of Smir was completely closed off by the Moroccan police, Women on Waves decided to disclose that their ship was actually already in the harbor. Dutch parliamentarian Liesbeth van Tongeren arrived, and with members of Women on Waves and MALI, entered the harbor through the… Read more »

  • Video footage: Women on Waves Ship Forced to Leave the Harbor of Smir

    Video footage from October 4th
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  • Member of Dutch Parliament Liesbeth van Tongeren comes to Morocco in support of the campaign

    Liesbeth van Tongeren from the Green Left Party arrived in the early afternoon in Smir Harbor to welcome the ship. When she tried to enter the harbor together with Ibtissame Betty Lachgar and other members of MAIL and Women on Waves, she was also stopped by the police. As the ship was forced to… Read more »

  • Video footage: distributing Safe Abortion Information in front of entrance Smir Harbor, Morocco

    Video Footage from October 4th, 2012
    After we learned that the Moroccan authorities closed down the harbor, we decided to hand out our press information in front of the entrance. When we arrived there we were surprised that there was hardly press but a small group of protesters (mostly men). Read more »

  • Moroccan Authorities Close Down Harbor of Smir.

    Moroccan warships block entrance of Women on Waves ship in the harbor of Smir. Read more »

  • Bateau d’avortement arrivera à Smir, Maroc, jeudi le 4 octobre

    MALI (Mouvement Alternatif pour les Libertés Individuelles) a invité l'organisation néerlandaise Women on Waves au Maroc avec leur navire de l'avortement. Le bateau peut fournir des femmes un avortement médical (jusqu`a 6,5 semaines de grossesse) et légal en vertu de la législation… Read more »

  • Bateau de l'avortement se rendra au Maroc la semaine prochaine.

    COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE -28 septembre 2012

    Le MALI (Mouvement Alternatif pour les Libertés Individuelles) a invité l'organisation néerlandaise Women on Waves au Maroc avec leur navire de l'avortement. Le bateau peut fournir des femmes un avortement médical et légal (jusque 6,5… Read more »

  • News Videos from the Action Abortion boat at Smir Harbor, 4-10-2012

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  • Pictures from the Action in Smir Harbor, Morocco

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  • Pertinentes des lois marocains

    L’article 25 de la Constitution garantit le Droit à la liberté d’expression

    L’article 1 du Code de la Nationalité du Maroc précise que les traités et lois internationales ratifiées ont priorité sur les lois nationales. Certaines lois internationales pourraient jouer en faveur du projet.Read more »

  • Maroc

    L'avortement est illégal, sauf pour sauver la vie de la femme ou en cas de viol ou d'inceste.
    Misoprostol est disponible sous la marque Artotec. Pour plus d'informations sur l'avortement sans danger avec les pilules, composez le 06-33234333
    Ou vous pouvez aussi obtenir les… Read more »

  • Invitation à visiter le bateau de l’organisation "Women on Waves"

    Cher défenseur des droits des femmes,

    MALI et Les "Women on Waves" voudraient vous inviter à Marina Smir, le vendredi 5 octobre pour rencontrer l’ équipe et les participants de la campagne. Le membre du Parlement néerlandais, Liesbeth van Tongeren, sera également là et tiens à… Read more »

  • Academic paper

    Julia Ellis Kahana wrote her final thesis for the sociology department of Brown University in the USA about the ships campaign and its relationship to non-social movement of medical abortion in Morooco. And she received an award for this very interesting thesis! Read more »

Abortion ship in smir harbor, photo by Dirk Jan Visser