All Press Releases
This is an overview of all the press releases about our campaigns; the launch of new hotlines, ships campaigns, legal battles, and other events.
No charges pressed
After an investigation of 4 months, Women on Waves has been cleared of accusations of performing illegal abortions in Poland and of introducing illegal abortion pills into Polish market. The Polish prosecutor's office stated that accusations against the crew had been dismissed because there is no… Read more »
Court overturns denial for license
Women on Waves is very pleased with the Court decision on June 4 to overturn the denial of the licence to operate a first trimester abortion clinic by the Dutch Minister of Health in July 2002. Read more »
Court asked to suspend restriction
On August 13 th, Women on Waves has requested the court to suspend the restrictive condition of â€œ25 kilometer within the hospital in Amsterdamâ€? for the first trimester abortion clinic license (until 12 weeks) that was finally granted by State secretary Ross on July 9 th. Read more »