Civil Society Platform to Promote SRHR Beyond 2015

The idea for the Platform and for a Coordinating Committee was discussed at a workshop organised in Brussels on 21-22 May. The participants in this workshop consisted of representatives from 11 SRHR networks (international, regional and youth)…

ASTRA Network annual meeting starts tomorrow!

ASTRA Network annual meeting will take place in Warsaw, 18th-19th October, 2012. Activists from 25 SRHR organizations across Central and Eastern Europe will meet to dscuss ASTRA Network's strategic plan and our role in the ICPD+20 review process.…

Polish Parliament considers further restrictions in access to abortion

Today the Polish parliament voted on two draft laws regarding reproductive rights. The first one was Act on conscious parenthood that aimed at liberalizing abortion, introducing comprehensive sexual education and guaranteeing access to subsidized…

Pro-choice victory in CoE

Council of Europe: Anti-Choice initiative blocked by 100 MPs at an initial stage. Back in July 2012, a number of anti-choice MPs headed by Chair of the EPP- European People's Party (most powerful and largest centre-right block at PACE) tabled…

Ukrainian Parliament passes draft law banning ‘homosexual propaganda’ in first reading

The Verkhovna Rada, the Ukrainian parliament, voted with an overwhelming majority to support a bill that would ban “homosexual propaganda”. 289 out of 450 members of parliament supported the bill, which is now expected to move for a second…

28 September International action Day for Decriminalization of Abortion

Unsafe abortion is a public health disaster and a major human rights issue. About 47,000 women each year are still dying from complications of unsafe abortion. Others are imprisoned for having abortions. In some countries women are dying or…

Polish Parliament to debate two draft bills regarding access to abortion today

Today, Polish Parliament will debate two draft bills regarding abortion. Poland's abortion law is one of the most restrictive in Europe and even more restrictive in practice than on paper. Although the law allows termination of pregnancy under…

Polish Parliament to debate two draft bills regarding abortion today

Today, Polish Parliament will debate two draft bills regarding abortion. Poland's abortion law is one of the most restrictive in Europe and even more restrictive in practice than on paper. Although the law allows termination of pregnancy under…

Polish Parliament to debate two draft bills regarding abortion today

Today, Polish Parliament will debate two draft bills regarding abortion. Poland's abortion law is one of the most restrictive in Europe and even more restrictive in practice than on paper. Although the law allows termination of pregnancy under…

Resources

Abortion Women's Access to Justice in Poland, Analysis of the barriers hampering access to justice for women who were denied the right to lawful abortion Contraception World Bank's study on Unmet Need for Contraception Family Planning UNFPA…

HRC

Sexual Rights And The Universal Periodic Review: A Toolkit For Advocates

September 26 - International Contraception Day

Tomorrow we celebrate International Contraception Day. We demand from our governments granting all women of our region access to affordable, modern contraception! Scroll down to read about main challenges regarding access to contraception in…

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