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One Day, One Struggle: Building a Movement for Women’s Reproductive and Sexual Rights

Across the globe, men are making key decisions about women’s most basic human rights. Women’s, feminist, queer and LGBT groups, however, have claimed a space that cannot be denied and are standing up for our rights. One poignant example of these efforts culminates today, November 9.

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Does Facebook have an Anti-Choice Agenda? Censorship of Information on Misoprostol Raises Questions

Facebook has deleted an image from the page of Dr. Rebecca Gomperts, a well-known abortion rights activist and the Director of Women on Waves – a charitable organization focused on women’s health and human rights. The image consisted of text instructions of how to safely induce an abortion using medication.

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Docked Forever? Women on Waves ‘Abortion Boat’ Is No More

The so-called “abortion ship”, a floating campaign for the abortion pill in international waters, may be anchored forever with a change in Dutch law and a growing opposition, worldwide, to abortion.

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European Court Rules On Freedom of Expression in Portugal

The European Court of Human Rights recently ruled that Portugal had violated freedom of expression by prohibiting the ship Borndiep, which promoted the decriminalization of abortion, from entering Portuguese territorial waters.

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Safe Abortion Hotline Lauched in Anti-Choice Ecuador

Women on Waves is now providing safe abortions off the coast of Ecuador, focusing attention on the reproductive justice activists fighting against a society that has strictly criminalized abortion.

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