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.
Abortion drone Ireland, 2016
June 21 th, 2016. The Abortion Drone flew from the Republic of Ireland to Northern Ireland at Narrow Waters Castle. After the drone landed safely two women took the pills. At the same time Women on Waves employed a RC speedboat to send over more pills for the women. Making abortion illegal will… Więcej »
Abortion Drone; flight to Northern Ireland
For immediate release:
On Tuesday 21 June, 2016 at 10.00 am the abortion drone will fly abortion pills from Ireland to Northern Ireland at Narrow Water Castle near Newry. Several women will be present at the both sides of the border to reflect on the constant traveling of women between… Więcej »
Staat gedagvaard voor belemmeren verstrekking abortus pil
Op 2 Juni 2016, dagvaarden Women on Waves (WoW) en het Proefprocessenfonds Clara Wichmann de Nederlandse Staat voor het onrechtmatig belemmeren van het afleveren van medicijnen voor de overtijdbehandeling door apotheken op voorschrift van huisartsen en andere bevoegde hulpverleners.
Abortos médicos gratis para las mujeres embarazadas con Zika, ofrecido por Women on Web
For immediate release: 30-1-2016
La epidemia de Zika, que es transmitida por mosquitos y que puede causar malformaciones congénitas en las mujeres embarazadas, se está expadiendo rápidamente en Sudamérica donde el aborto está legalmente restringido. Aunque todavía no se ha establecido una… Więcej »
Free medical abortions for pregnant women with Zika offered by Women on Web.
For immediate release 1-2-2016:
The Zika epidemic, which is transmitted by mosquitoes and may cause birth defects in pregnant women is spreading rapidly in South America where abortion is legally restricted. According to the WHO a causal relationship between Zika virus infection and birth… Więcej »
Dron aborcyjny: program na dzień 27 czerwca 2015 roku
Dron aborcyjny wystartuje o godzinie 11 sprzed Konzerthalle Carl Phillip Emanuel Bach w mieście Frankfurt an der Oder i wyląduje po drugiej stronie rzeki, w Słubicach.
Lot drona będzie streamowany na żywo w internecie. Dron dostarczy pigułki umożliwiające kilku kobietom przeprowadzenie aborcji… Więcej »
Dron Aborcyjny - pierwszy lot do Polski
Oświadczenie dla prasy:
W sobotę 27. czerwca “Abortion drone” po raz pierwszy przetransportuje paczki z pigułkami poronnymi z Frankfurtu nad Odrą w Niemczech do Slubic w Polsce.
Kampania ta jest owocem wsółpracy Women on Waves z berlińską grupą wsparcia dla Polek – Ciocia Basia Więcej »
iTunes release of Vessel, documentary about Women on Waves in Latin America.
The footage of Vessel includes an animation that shows how women can do a safe abortion themselves with misoprostol alone. iTunes will release Vessel on February 9 th, 2015 in the following countries:
Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark Więcej »
Twitter censorship online abortion service Women on Web!
Update 14.45: Twitter blocks tweets again!! Update: 13.00: Twitter just allowed the links and tweet again. For immediate release: 8.00 January 23 th, 2015 Twitter has disabled the possibility to link to the Women on Web website or to tweet a link to the website. Women… Więcej »
BBC newsnight-Interview with Rebecca Gomperts-2014
On November 6th 2014, BBC Newsnight interviewed Rebecca Gomperts, the founder of Women on Waves, on account of the release of the award winning documentary 'Vessel'. The film chronicles the last 15 years of Gomperts' struggle to bring abortion to women where it is illegal. Więcej »
See VESSEL, film about Women on Waves.
VESSEL, a timely, provocative, and mobilizing film about the work of Women on Waves, has launched an international tour of screenings, intended to provide a forum for further debate, discussion and education about the global challenges facing abortion healthcare. Any group can host a screening! Więcej »
Dutch Consulate General in Istanbul censors text by Gomperts
Press release December 20 th, 2012:
Consulate General of the Netherlands in Istanbul censors text about violations of freedom of expression in Turkey written for an artist publication by the director of Women on Waves, Rebecca Gomperts. This makes them complicit with censorship by Turkish… Więcej »
Invitation for press conference in Rabat, October 8 th
For immediate release: Invitation for press conference Women on Waves and MALI
Monday, October 8th at 15.00 o'clock, a press conference will take place in the Moroccan Association of Human Rights (l'AMDH), Siège Central : Av. Hassan II, Rue Aguensous, Imm 6, Appt 1, RABAT.
Moroccan Authorities Close Down Harbor of Smir.
Moroccan warships block entrance of Women on Waves ship in the harbor of Smir. Więcej »
Abortion ship will arrive in Smir, Morocco, Today!
For immediate release October 3 rd, 2012:
“Abortion ship will arrive in Smir, Morocco on Thursday October 4 th at 13.00 AM"
MALI (Alternative Movement for Individual Freedoms) has invited the Dutch organization Women on Waves to come to Morocco with the abortion ship. The… Więcej »
Abortion Ship Will Visit Morocco Next Week.
For immediate release: "Abortion Ship Will Visit Morocco Next Week"
MALI ( Alternative Movement for Individual Freedoms ) has invited the Dutch organization Women on Waves to come to Morocco with the abortion ship. The ship can provide women with legal medical abortions (till 6,5… Więcej »
Vatican occupied by abortion rights activists!
The Vatican is decorated with a banner displaying the text “Abortion Pills, A Gift From God” and instructions how to do an abortion yourself with a medicine called misoprostol. Więcej »
Basın Bildirisi: Türkiye, emniyetli medikal kürtaj için kullanılan ilaçlara ulaşımı engellemek amacıyla ilaçların eczanelerde satışını yasakladı.
Basın Bildirisi 16-07-2012: Türkiye, emniyetli medikal kürtaj için kullanılan ilaçlara ulaşımı engellemek amacıyla eczanelerde ilaçların satışını yasakladı. Kürtajı yasaklama hazırlığında olan Türkiye'de, kadınların kişisel kullanımı ile emniyetli düşük yapmasını sağlayan Misoprostol' Więcej »
Press release: Turkey bans medicines used for safe abortion from pharmacy in move to further restrict access.
Press release 16-07-2012: Turkey bans medicines used for safe abortion from pharmacy in move to further restrict access. While preparing to make abortion illegal, Turkey has just banned Misoprostol from sales in pharmacies, a medicine that women can use themselves to induce a safe abortion… Więcej »
Press release 3-2-2012: Fashion Industry violates women's rights
A new initiative by fashion brand Diesel to improve working conditions and to provide free abortion pills to its female factory workers could have been an appropriate gesture by Diesel. Diesel is one of the fashion brands that uses production factories that refuse to pay a living wage to their… Więcej »