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Lithuanian Minister of Health leans in to conservative opponents of SRHR

    At the beginning of  2019, Lithuanian Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists asked the  State Commission on Drugs and Medicine Reimbursement  to provide reimbursement for hormonal contraception (hormonal IUD) for girls and young women of 15-20 years old. The proposal was based on intent to help young women avoid unwanted pregnancies, eliminate price barriers […]

Joint civil society statement on COVID-19 and abortion in Europe

    ASTRA Network has endorsed a joint civil society statement on COVID-19 and abortion in Europe. The statement, prepared by our long-time partner organisation Center for Reproductive Rights, was published today with endorsement  of over 100 European organisations and coalitions. The document states: The COVID-19 pandemic and public health crisis is presenting grave challenges […]

Polish bans on sexuality education and abortion are back

    Polish Parliament is set to discuss the infamous civil draft bills banning both abortion and sexuality education during a sitting next week (15-16 April). The timing of this debate could not be worse, given the COVID-19 lockdown and a ban on public gatherings that makes it impossible to hold a street protest. The […]

Our new regional report is out

    ASTRA Network is proud to present our newest publication. “The fight hidden in plain sight. Sexual and reproductive health and rights in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia” is a comprehensive guide to SRHR in the region. With inputs provided by local organisations from each country, the report presents legal framework for […]

ASTRA Network’s yearly report

    We have the pleasure to announce that our yearly report is out! Last year was a very special one for the Network. It was a year of hard work and collaboration, expanding our horizons and monitoring closely the regional situation. But not only that –  we also celebrated our 20th anniversary of existance, […]

Slovakian abortion law stays intact!

      Slovak lawmakers have rejected a bill that would limit access to abortion in the country.   The bill, presented to the Parliament by three members of a conservative Slovak National Party two weeks ago, was drafted to oblige women and pregnant persons to undergo an ultrasound before terminating a pregnancy. It also […]

Slovakian Parliament discusses limiting access to abortion

    Slovak National Party presented Slovak government with a draft of a bill that will limit access to abortion in the country.  If introduced, proposed new legislation  would force women and persons seeking abortion to undergo a mandatory ultrasound examination, to view and obtain the ultrasound image of the embryo or the foetus, and to listen […]

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