EP condemns Hungary’s and Poland’s controversial coronavirus moves

By |april 17th, 2020|Abortion, coronavirus, European Parliament, Hungary, LGBTI, News, Poland|

The European Parliament passed a resolution on Friday (17 April) describing the recent Hungarian and Polish government actions during the coronavirus outbreak as "totally incompatible with European values."

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EP condemns Hungary’s and Poland’s controversial coronavirus moves

Athens metro advertises anti-abortion campaign

By |januar 14th, 2020|Abortion, Anti-Abortion, News|

An anti-abortion campaign poster displayed in the metro of Athens has triggered the strong reaction of the government, which forced the transportation company to immediately remove it.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Athens metro advertises anti-abortion campaign

Northern Ireland prepares for momentous abortion, same-sex marriage changes

By |oktober 21st, 2019|Abortion, Democratic Unionist Party, News, Northern Ireland, same sex marriage|

Campaigners who fought for decades to end Northern Ireland's same sex-marriage ban and restrictions on abortion prepare on Monday for a momentous change to the laws on both at the stroke of midnight.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Northern Ireland prepares for momentous abortion, same-sex marriage changes

Women’s reproductive safety – the most important moral concern

By |november 19th, 2018|Abortion, Anti-Abortion, healthcare, News, right to safe and legal abortion|

Women in Europe are still dying because doctors refuse to perform abortions. Caroline Hickson explains why moral concerns should not stand in the way of the primary goal of any healthcare system, to care for and protect its patients by providing qualit...

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Ireland’s Yes vote ushers in a new era for women’s rights in Europe

By |maj 30th, 2018|Abortion, Anti-Abortion, Ireland, Italy, Malta, News, Northern Ireland, Poland, women's rights|

EU institutions should be emboldened to take concrete actions to defend reproductive freedom across the whole of Europe after Irish citizens voted massively in favour of repealing the country’s abortion ban, writes Caroline Hickson.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Ireland’s Yes vote ushers in a new era for women’s rights in Europe

Ireland overturns abortion ban in landslide vote

By |maj 28th, 2018|Abortion, Catholics, Ireland, Irish referendum, Leo Varadkar, News, Northern Ireland, women rights, women's rights|

Ireland voted by a landslide to ditch its strict abortion laws in a landmark referendum that Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said had finally lifted decades of stigma and shame.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Ireland overturns abortion ban in landslide vote

Ireland votes in ‘once-in-a-generation’ abortion referendum

By |maj 25th, 2018|Abortion, Anti-Abortion, Ireland, Irish referendum, News|

Ireland votes today (25 May) in an abortion referendum that could be a milestone on a path of change in a country that, only a few decades ago, was one of Europe’s most socially conservative.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Ireland votes in ‘once-in-a-generation’ abortion referendum

When disability becomes a death sentence

By |maj 3rd, 2018|Abortion, News, Poland, UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)|

MEPs condemn 'mercy killing' in other countries, but are turning a blind eye to European abortion laws that discriminate against foetuses on the grounds of disability, writes Alice Neffe.

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EU court deals blow to anti-abortion campaigners

By |april 24th, 2018|Abortion, European Citizens Initiative, European Court of Justice, News, religious freedom, right to safe and legal abortion, sexual and reproductive rights|

The EU’s top court has dealt a blow to anti-abortion activists, ruling that the European Commission was justified in its refusal to propose a ban on EU funding for abortion services.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU court deals blow to anti-abortion campaigners

Polish activist: Nothing is right about women’s rights in Poland

By |april 5th, 2018|Abortion, Anti-Abortion, News, Poland|

On 23 March, tens of thousands of people hit the streets of Polish cities to protest against imposing further restrictions on the abortion law. Poland's is one of the strictest in Europe, second only to Ireland, where a referendum aiming at liberalisin...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Polish activist: Nothing is right about women’s rights in Poland