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Taking Stock of Abortion Laws Across Europe

A new Council of Europe report reiterates what we already know – availability of legal abortion reduces the rate of unsafe abortion.

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Europe Puts Violence Against Women on Agenda

The Council of Europe’s recent campaign fighting violence against women has successfully reframed domestic violence as a human rights violation, not a private matter.

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Is Europe Pro-Choice Now?

While the Council of Europe’s recent vote on abortion is not legally binding, it represents the first pan-European call on European countries to decriminalize abortion where it remains illegal and to ensure that women and men have access to contraception.

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