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  • EWL reiterates its call for full access to abortion for all women in the EU and worldwide

    EWL reiterates its call for full access to abortion for all women in the EU and worldwide

    [Brussels, 19 May 2022] Worried by the latest deeply concerning news in the EU, at its borders and in the United States, EWL reiterates its call to make safe abortion legally and practically accessible to all women and girls in Europe and worldwide.
    In all parts of the world, many obstacles have been hindering women’s access to abortion services, ranging from the conscientious objection used by medical practitioners to the lack of reimbursement of the needed drugs or operation. Women’s (...) Read more

  • The case of Mirela Čavajda and the right of women to termination of pregnancy in Croatia

    The case of Mirela Čavajda and the right of women to termination of pregnancy in Croatia

    [Zagreb, 10 May 2022] Last week the media reported on case of Mirela Čavajda. She was 25 weeks pregnant when doctors informed her that her foetus had a brain tumour and will either die or live with severe malformations, but most probably will die before birth. She sought help in all hospitals in Zagreb, Croatia’s capital, but they all refused to terminate the pregnancy and doctors advised her to go home and wait for the baby to die or to seek the procedure in the neighbouring Slovenia (...) Read more

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EWL event "Progress towards a Europe free from all forms of male violence" to mark the 10th aniversary of the Istanbul Convention, 12 May 2021.

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