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Is women’s reproductive safety a primary concern for hospitals in Italy, or is it not? Yesterday a gynecologist was fired in Naples for refusing to care for a patient who was having a miscarriage. The woman needed an emergency abortion ...
IPPF welcomes the UN Human Rights Committee’s latest view on access to safe abortion, because it is wrong for any woman to be coerced through a pregnancy against her wishes.
At the Brussels launch of the Guttmacher-Lancet Commission on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) report this week, civil society representatives called on the European Union to make a dedicated commitment to SRHR and family planning in the EU’s ...
IPPF is overjoyed at the Irish people’s decision to remove the harmful ‘8th Amendment’ from Ireland’s constitution with today’s referendum result. IPPF’s Director General, Dr Alvaro Bermejo, said: “We wholeheartedly welcome this vote for change, which makes it possible for ...
Poland’s Parliament should listen to the voices of women across Poland and reject a regressive legislative proposal that would erode reproductive rights, over 200 human and women’s rights groups from across the globe said in a statement today. The Parliament ...
The United Nations Human Rights Committee has expressed serious concerns about the difficulties women face across Italy in accessing legal abortion services as a result of the Italian authorities’ failures to address serious gaps in services due to the high ...
TO: Hon. José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission CC: Hon. Mairé Geoghegan-Quinn, Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science, Hon. Andris Piebalgs, Commissioner for Development Hon. Mr. Barroso, Hon. Ms. Geoghegan-Quinn, Hon. Mr. Piebalgs, RE: ECI(2012)000005 – “One of ...
European politicians and the undersigned civil society organisations called today for the European Commission to stand firm in the face of a European Citizen’s Initiative campaign that could have catastrophic consequences for maternal health in the developing world. The “One ...