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.

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  • Virgin launches hotline for safe abortion

    Quito, Ecuador June 18, 2008 The Virgin de Panecillo revealed a banner with the text “Safe abortion, 099004545". The number is from a hotline that will provide women with information about how they can do a safe abortion with pills themselves at home and other information related to sexual… Więcej »

  • Safe abortion with pills for Ecuadorean women

    The press conference will take place at the Panecillo in Quito at 11.30 with a surprise action during which the abortion helpline will be launched. The hotline (number 593 99004545) will provide women with information explaining how they can do a safe abortion themselves with pills at home. For… Więcej »

  • Women on Waves disappointed about new license

    Every year 20 million illegal abortions are preformed and 70 000 women die needlessly as a result of illegal abortions. Women on Waves takes action and fights for safe and legal abortion. Więcej »

  • Polish parliament voted against proposed amendments in Polish Constitution.

    Protection of dignity from the moment of conception will not be incorporated into Polish Constitution. Więcej »

  • Portuguese parliament votes to legalize abortion!!

    On March 9, 2007 Portugal's parliament approved the legalization of abortion till 10 weeks by a majority vote. Now only Poland, Malta and Ireland need to liberalize their restrictive anti-abortion laws. Więcej »

  • "Yes" to legalize abortion in Portugal!!

    On 10th of April Portugal's president ratified a law allowing women to obtain abortions until the 10th week of pregnancy. The abortion law will come into force when the government publishes it in official records, probably next month. Więcej »

  • Płód ma być chroniony przez polską konstytucję

    by Kinga Manders: Sejm za dwa miesiące podejmie decyzję, czy zmienić artykuł 38. Konstytucji. Artykuł ten gwarantuje prawną ochronę życia każdego człowieka. Liga Polskich Rodzin proponuje dodać "od momentu poczęcia". Za taką zmianą opowiadają się wszystkie trzy partie koalicyjne. Jeśli… Więcej »

  • Portuguese Parliament Approves National Referendum On Loosening Abortion

    25 Oct 2006: Finally almost 2 years after winning the elections the socialist government will held a referendum on abortion on February 11, 2007. If the referendum is approved by the president and constitutional court, voters will be asked: "Do you agree with the decriminalization of the… Więcej »

  • Raad van State vernietigt 25 kilometer beperking aan vergunning Women on Waves .

    Na aanvankelijke weigering door de Minister van VWS in 2002 om Women on Waves een vergunning te verlenen - voor het afbreken van zwangerschappen in het eerste trimester (tot 13 weken) in een mobiele kliniek die op een boot of vrachtwagen kan worden verplaatst - is de weigering door de rechtbank… Więcej »

  • European Parliament debates abortion ship

    BRUSSELS, Belgium -- European Parliament legislators on Thursday turned a fight over abortion rights in Portugal into an emotional and divisive debate on women's rights and the division between church and state. (The full text of the debate can be found at website EU Please click on Debates… Więcej »

  • Back home from Portugal

    The Women on Waves ship Borndiep arrived back in the Netherlands on Tuesday the 14 th of September The ship and its crew had left for Portugal on august 23 on the invitation of the Portuguese organizations Não te Prives, Youth Action for Peace, UMAR and Club Safe. Więcej »

  • Medical Team flies back to the Netherlands Sunday, 12th of september

    As planned, Dr. Rebecca Gomperts, Dr. Gunilla Kleiverda, Gemma Pagano and the rest of our team will return home with flight TAP 662 at 18:00 hours from Lisboa Airport. Więcej »

  • Rumours of prosecution exaggerated

    A Portuguese anti-abortion group has accused Rebecca Gomperts of breaking the Portuguese law because she explained on the Portuguese television how an abortion can be done. Więcej »

  • On the appeal in Coimbra administrative court.

    Today Paulo Portes claimed at 13.00 that the court in Coimbra had affirmed his decision of keeping the Borndiep out of Portuguese national waters. His incorrect statements made it clear that he had not read the court decidion, which was actually also impossible as it only arrived at the lawyers… Więcej »

  • Borndiep sails to the North. Dutch politicians meet Portuguese.

    In the morning of Friday September 3 the captain of the ship Borndiep of Women on Waves, informed a shipping agency of the harbour in Figueira da Foz, Portugal, that the ship needed to bunker gasoline and fresh water. Więcej »

  • PROIBIÇÃO DO GOVERNO REVELA HIPOCRISIA POLÁTICA E PENDOR REPRESSIVO

    CGTP-IN: A decisão do Governo português de impedir a entrada do barco da organização holandesa Women on Waves em águas nacionais, é, para a CGTP-IN, acima de tudo, uma hipocrisia e constitui uma violação grave do direito à liberdade de expressão, de informação e de livre circulação de pessoas. Więcej »

  • Reakcja holenderskiego ministra spraw zagranicznych na decyzję władz portugalskich

    Minister spraw zagranicznych Holandii, Bernard R. Bot, oÅ›wiadczyÅ‚, że portugalski minister obrony nie miaÅ‚ podstaw do odmowy wydania statkowi „Borndiepâ€? pozwolenia na wpÅ‚yniÄ™cie na obszar wód terytorialnych kraju w oparciu o twierdzenie, iż statek narusza ONZ-owskÄ… konwencjÄ™ o prawie… Więcej »

  • Paulo Portas wydaje fałszywe oskarżenia

    Kobiety na Falach pragną ponownie zadeklarować, iż wszystkie działania, prowadzone przez nie na terytorium Portugalii będą zgodne z prawem tego kraju. Paulo Portas zdaje się nie chcieć słyszeć, że Kobiety na Falach nie mają i nigdy nie miały zamiaru rozprowadzania środków farmakologicznych na… Więcej »

  • Rząd Portugalii naruszył międzynarodowe umowy

    W odpowiedzi na decyzję sekretarza stanu w portugalskim Ministerstwie do Spraw Morskich, Women on Waves stwierdzają, że stanowi ona pogwałcenie międzynarodowych konwencji. Więcej »

  • Rada Ministrów Portugalii wydała oświadczenie nr 0010/SEAM/2004

    To są kopie faksu. które odtrzymaliśmy od Instytutu Transportu Morskiego (Instituto Portuário e dos Transportes Marítimos) , odmawiające Kobietom na Falach wstępu na obszar portugalskich wód terytorialnych. Więcej »

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