Abortion ship Mexico, April 2017

Women on Waves arrived in Ixtapa on April 19 th on the invitation of more than 40 Mexican women's organisations. Abortion is only legal in Mexico DF since 10 years but abortion is still illegal in the rest of Mexico.
On April 20 th, before announcing the campaign publicly, the ship sailed out to international waters with two women. In international waters, outside the jurisdiction of Mexico and Guerrero, the women received safe medical abortions. The goal of the campaign is to call attention to the violation of women's rights caused by the restrictive abortion law in Guerrero. Here you can read more about the campaign

Abortion ship in Mexico
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Abortion ship sailed out with women

Before publicly announcing the campaign, the abortion ship sailed out with 2…

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