Campaigns

 

Our better known campaigns involve sea voyages or drones to countries where abortions are illegal, but we also develop art projects, engage in legal actions, give sexual education and medical knowledge workshops, and help women with the course of their abortions via the internet.

  • Abortion Robot on Stage in Poland, 2018

    December 2018,
    On the invitation of director Maja Kleczewska and CHOTKOWSKI Lukasz, Women on Waves participated with the play BACHANTKI in the Teatr Powszechny in Warsaw. We gave a workshop to the actors. As part of the play the actress ALEKSANDRA BOŻEK performed every week in front of the… Tümünü oku »

  • Abortion Pill Protest in Seoul, South Korea 2018

    For immediate release:
    26-8-2018: Today 125 women swallowed the abortion pill in defiance of the restrictive abortion laws in South Korea. Even though abortion is illegal, every hour 125 women have an abortion in South Korea. The protest took place in front of Boshingak in the center of Seoul. Tümünü oku »

  • Abortion Robot in Belfast, Northern Ireland 2018

    Operated from Amsterdam, the abortion robot successfully delivered abortion pills in Northern Ireland. With the robot the abortion pills can be supplied to women in Northern Ireland without breaking the law because the robot is operated from the Netherlands.
    There was an overwhelming amount of… Tümünü oku »

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  • Abortion ship Guatemala, February 2017

    In collaboration with women's rights organisations in Guatemala, the abortion ship has visited Guatemala from February 22 till 25 th, 2017 to call attention to the violation of women's human rights caused by the restrictive abortion laws. Although Guatemalan law only permits abortion to… Tümünü oku »

  • 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… Tümünü oku »

  • First flight Abortion Drone, Poland 2015

    The Abortion Drone was a success, women in Poland receive medical abortions. The drone departed from Germany and landed at the opposite side of the river in Slubice, Poland.
    While the drones were crossing the German/Polish border , the German Police tried to intervene but the drone pilots… Tümünü oku »

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  • The aim of the trip was to highlight the hypocrisy of the Irish abortion situation; catalyse efforts to liberalise the abortion law there; to build coalitions for legislative reform; and to test the feasibility of using a ship as a reproductive health clinic. The trip was made at the invitation of… Tümünü oku »

  • Diesel for Women

    Women on Waves designed a hoax campaign "Diesel for Women" to expose the violations of women’s rights that take place in the garment industry. The hoax is a parody on the PR campaigns and the reluctance to address human rights by the fashion industry in general and Diesel in particular. Tümünü oku »

  • Venezuela Safe Abortion Hotline Launched, May 2011

    On May 18th, a safe abortion hotline was launched at the Nuevo Circo in Caracas, with acrobatics performances and a banner-hang off the building by feminist activists in Venezuela. The hotline offers scientific and reliable information about how women can safely use misoprostol to have an abortion… Tümünü oku »

  • Misoprostol hotline Pakistan, June 2010

    A new hotline has been launched in Pakistan that gives information about how women can use the medication misoprostol to have a safe abortion, or to prevent dangerous hemorrhaging after giving birth. Every year 30.000 women die from pregnancy related causes in Pakistan. The use of misoprostol by… Tümünü oku »

  • Safe abortion hotline Peru, May 2010

    Website http://abortoinfosegura.com/blog/ Tümünü oku »

  • Safe abortion hotline Argentina July 2009

    In Argentina abortion is illegal in most cases. There are about 500,000 abortions per year, most of them clandestine. About 68,000 women enter the public hospitals each year with post-abortion complications, and annually around 100 of these women die.
    The goal of the hotline, “Abortion: more… Tümünü oku »

  • Safe abortion hotline Indonesia

    Hotline : 0813 2717 1188 | 0857 2900 1188 | 0878 3977 0033 | 0896 7467 7433  |  Monday - Friday 13.00-21.00 WIB Email : samsara.konseling@gmail.com Ym     : samsarakonseling@yahoo.com Tümünü oku »

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  • The Coordinadora Juvenil por la Equidad de Género (Youth Committee for Gender Equity, ‘CPJ’) invited Women on Waves to come to Ecuador to support them in their stuggle to legalize abortion. Moreover we want to inform women of the possibility to do a safe abortion themselves with medicines Tümünü oku »

  • WoW at Creative Times in New York!

    Women on Waves gave a presentation at Creative Times and participated in the wall street occupation creativetime.org/programs/archive/2011/summit/index.html mediacoverage: www.brooklynrail.org/2012/05/art_books/living-as-form-ed-nato-thompson-creative-time-and-mit-press-2012 Tümünü oku »

  • The Netherlands, increasing restrictions on abortion

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  • Safe Abortion Stickers

    Help women get access to information how they can safely do an abortion themselves. Scroll down, click on the sticker in your language, print and paste it everywhere: public bathrooms, cafes, restaurants, busses, trains, waiting rooms, and dressing rooms. Tümünü oku »

  • Media Malta 2007

    In October 2007, Rebecca Gomperts was invited by Emmy Bezzina of the Alpha Liberal Democratic Party to come to Malta to give a lecture. Tümünü oku »

  • Teken de Petitie!

    Strafvervolging is stopgezet. Petitie hoeft niet meer ondertekend te worden. Klik hier om de zaak te lezen Tümünü oku »

  • Stir in Argentina

    On December 8, 2004, Rebecca Gomperts visited Argentina on the invitation of Noemi Oliveto of the party Selfdetermination & Freedom. Tümünü oku »

  • Introducing an international symbol

    The essence of the-safety-pin campagne is to pull the themes abortion and unwanted pregnancy out of the closet and onto the public agenda. This progress towards an active international debate has an international symbol: the safety pin. Different media explore the themes and each offer simple… Tümünü oku »

  • Exhibition: I had an Abortion

    I had an abortion. Poddalam sie aborcji. Jien ghamilt abort. Eu fiz um aborto. Ho fatto un aborto. J'ai eu un avortement. Ich hatte eine abtreibung. Yo aborte. Did you have an abortion? ACT ! Tümünü oku »

  • Letter to Google concerning Restricting Advertisements that Promote Abortion Services

    The Health Equity and Law Clinic of the University of Toronto wrote the following letter for Google together with Women on Waves. It concerns the recent Google policy to restrict adds for abortion related information and services in certain countries. Tümünü oku »

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