We urge the new European Parliament to stand up for reproductive freedom, safety and dignity

    MEPs play a huge role in securing reproductive freedom and gender equality in the EU and abroad. Following the election of a new European Parliament, IPPF EN will continue working closely with them to ensure that these…

On the Moral Aspect of Abortion

  A very interesting article was recently published online. We strongly recommend reading the whole piece called "On Abortion in the Context of Malta: a Medical Doctor's Perspective". Below, you can read a part on moral aspect…

New online tool helping with gathering informations on abortion rights in Europe

    A new tool was recently published online. As the website states: Exelgyn strives to further improve women’s healthcare and autonomy by expanding access to qualitative drugs worldwide. Thanks to this unique website, Exelgyn is…

Feminist leadership delivers on women’s human rights at the UN Commission on the Status of Women

  Feminist persistence at the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) has delivered new international standards on women’s human rights to social protection systems, access to public services, and sustainable infrastructure. These…

The Nairobi Principles on Abortion, Prenatal Testing and Disability

      In October 2018 The Global Dialogue on Abortion, Prenatal Testing and Disability convened by CREA took place in Nairobi, Kenya. The event brought together SRHR experts, organisations of women with disabilities…

Poland should more actively protect and promote women’s rights, says CoE Human Rights Commissioner

    After a 5-day long visit in Poland, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Dunja Mijatović, has published preliminary conclusions on recommendations for Polish authorities. Addressing the issue of domestic…

Croatia must act now to end violence and abuse against women in reproductive health procedures, say UN experts

Croatia must act now to stop violations of women’s sexual and reproductive health rights, adopt measures to prevent them from occurring again and hold those responsible to account, say a group of UN human rights experts*. “We are appalled…

2019 Contraception Atlas Launched at the European Parliament

All European governments need to do more to meet SDGs for universal access to contraception Hat-trick for Belgium, France and UK as they take top spot for third year running Poland and Hungary worst performing EU countries The Contraception…

MEPs concerned by a backlash in women’s rights in some member states

Concerns regarding the rise of gender-based violence in the EU Women’s health and reproductive rights are being undermined in some member states Women’s rights organisations should be granted access to funding MEPs worried about…

Barriers to Accessing Safe Abortion Services in Georgia. New Research by Association HERA XXI

The Georgian law enables legal abortion up to 12 weeks of gestation, yet Georgian women continue to face significant challenges in terms of availability and accessibility of safe abortion information and services, especially those living in…

Developments on abortion and conscientious objection in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The price of abortion in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) is two times lower than in Croatia and steadily more women from neighbouring Croatia decide to have an abortion in BiH. Even though doctors can use “conscientious objection” in both countries…

ASTRA statement for CSW 63

Social protection systems, access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls; Federation for Women and Family Planning from Poland, Union Women’s Center from Georgia, “Women…

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