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Fighting Abortion Stigma in Thailand While Fighting My Own Fears

The workshop on unplanned pregnancy prevention organized by the Police Housewife Association and the Bangkok Police department.

Abortion law in Thailand is very ambiguous, and as a result, I do most of my work helping women access safe abortion care out of the public eye. At a recent workshop, I responded to public requests for information on safe abortion by first confronting my own fears.

 

 

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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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Abortions at Home? With Doctor Supervision, Yes

Medication abortion is a safe, straightforward option for ending an early unwanted pregnancy, and could be made more available and less expensive if home use were an option.

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