ship sailing out second time sunday april 24
  • Abortion ship sailed out with women

    Before publicly announcing the campaign, the abortion ship sailed out with 2 women to international waters.
    It was difficult to leave the harbour of Ixtapa because of the waves at the entrance so we decided to return with the ship to the bay of Zihuatanejo. On the way the ship was saluted… Read more »

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  • Open ship's day

    Saturday April 22 morning: As the red flag was still up in the harbour, no ships were allowed to leave to the sea. As the ship would not be able to sail out with women today, the press and participants from the conference
    visited the abortion ship moored near the peer.
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  • Meanwhile a women's rights conference took place in a nearby hotel

    As part of the ships visit a conference about abortion rights was organised in a hotel near the harbour. Women's rights organisations from all over Mexico participated. Read more »

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  • What regulations really apply?

    Saturday April 22 nd in the afternoon: Meanwhile the lawyers were in conversation with the harbour authorities who claimed we would need to hire a ships agent and be cleared out of the harbour by migration and customs to be able to sail to international waters. We started this process however after… Read more »

  • Abortion ship sailed outside Mexican territorial waters for second time.

    For immediate release April 22, 2017: Women on Waves sailed out again with several women to international waters today from Zihuatanejo, Mexico. There was no interference from the authorities. The ship did not need any special permission for coastal sailing.
    The last 2 days, more than 70 women… Read more »

  • Media Coverage Mexico 2017

              VIDEO FOOTAGE AJ+ - Al Jazeera Democracy Now  El financiero Bloomsberg  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fx_MPoOjxm8 MSN  https://www.msn.com/es-co/video/viral/el-%E2%80%9Cbarco-del-aborto%E2%80%9D-ofrece-servicios-en-m%C3%A9xico/vp-BBA8QiV https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gw77DQL5AHE… Read more »

  • Mexico: background information

     Basic information As of 2009, more than one million abortions took place in Mexico. Among unintended pregnancies, which are 55% of all pregnancies, more than half (55%) end up in induced abortions. More than one-third of all women having a clandestine abortion (36%) are expected to have… Read more »

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  • Abortion ship in Mexico

    In collaboration with national and local Mexican organisations, the Women on Waves ship arrived in Mexico. Women with unwanted pregnancies in need of help can call 7559800548

    On Friday April 24th at 10am there will be a press conference at the hotel Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa Read more »

  • Safe abortion hotline received overwhelming number of calls

    After the press conference on friday April 21 th, women with unwanted pregnancies started calling to hotline. At around 9 o'clock in the evening in the evening more that 35 women who needed help already called. Read more »

  • Soutien

    Nous avons besoin de votre contributions pour continuer nos activités. Les dons faits à Women on Waves sont considérés comme des contributions à une œuvre caritative aux Pays-Bas. De ce fait, les dons sont déductibles des impôts. Pour en savoir plus sur comment nous aider, n'hésitez pas à nous… Read more »

  • Conference

    While the ship was sailing to international waters with women, Mexican women's rights organisations participated in a conference about abortion rights in a nearby hotel Read more »