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reproductive rights

Abortion fight in Poland. Round 3

The Catholic Church, which keeps the Polish government on a short leash, demands a ban on abortion. In search of an excuse to do it, the government turns to the Constitutional Tribunal.
Magdalena Karst-Adamczyk recommended by Magdalena Karst-Adamczyk Wysokie Obcasy, Poland
8 Nov 2017 Poland

Slapping a woman in labor is acceptable medical procedure?

Many women hoped that a new documentary would change the reality of the maternity wards. Now it looks like their voices do not matter.
Ria Gehrerová recommended by Ria Gehrerová Denník N, Slovakia
30 Oct 2017 Slovakia

Poland demands freedom to completely outlaw abortion 

The Polish foreign ministry to the United Nations: the Polish government wants rules on abortions gone from international treaties.
Zuzanna Piechowicz recommended by Zuzanna Piechowicz Tok FM, Poland
24 Oct 2017 Poland

Pro-life marketing tactics in Poland merrily breaking the law

Pro-life organizations are buying up billboards in high-traffic spaces. The images are drastic and shocking. Underneath the message reads: Abortion kills.
Martyna Kraus recommended by Martyna Kraus Wysokie Obcasy, Poland
12 Oct 2017 Poland

Pro-life marketing tactics in Poland merrily breaking the law

Pro-life organizations are buying up billboards in high-traffic spaces. The images are drastic and shocking. Underneath the message reads: Abortion kills.
Anna J. Dudek recommended by Anna J. Dudek Wysokie Obcasy, Poland
9 Oct 2017 Poland

Men's side of the abortion story

For every one of the 170,000 people from Ireland who travelled abroad for terminations since 1980 – mostly women but also some trans men – a man was involved at some stage in the story
Ciara Kenny recommended by Ciara Kenny The Irish Times, Ireland
4 Oct 2017 Ireland

A year after their famous march, women in Poland are reopening their umbrellas

Tuesday marks a year since thousands of women protested in the streets, in their workplaces, and in their homes, against an attack on their reproductive liberties. A year ago to the day, women have to do it again.
Zuzanna Piechowicz recommended by Zuzanna Piechowicz Tok FM, Poland
3 Oct 2017 Poland

25 million unsafe abortions last year

Gentle reminder from WHO: Dear world, banning abortion does not actually reduce the number abortions performed. It only makes the procedure less safe for the women.
Julia Sahlender recommended by Julia Sahlender Der Standard, Austria
28 Sep 2017 Austria

Slovak politician proposes sterilization for Roma women and cannot fathom why people are outraged

Slovakia is one of the last European countries where contraceptives are not subsidized under public health insurance. And it puts them out of reach for many women. Why don’t we talk about reproductive rights for every woman instead?
Ria Gehrerová recommended by Ria Gehrerová Denník N, Slovakia
28 Sep 2017 Slovakia

Will Irish women still need to go on abortion "holidays" in 2018?

Ireland's restrictive abortion law is forcing women with unwanted pregnancies and with fatal fetal abnormalities, to travel abroad for a termination, or order illegal abortion pills online. It is time for change.
Ciara Kenny recommended by Ciara Kenny The Irish Times, Ireland
28 Sep 2017 Ireland

Catholic oddity tipped to succeed Theresa May

When asked if he is against abortion for rape victims, UK MP Jacob Rees-Mogg airily answered: “Afraid so”.
Editorial Team recommended by Editorial Team NewsMavens, Europe
7 Sep 2017 Europe
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