Abortion

IPPF works to promote safe and legal abortion services, and advocates for choice. This is based on a conscientious commitment to upholding a woman’s right to decide the outcome of her pregnancy and to eradicating the tragic consequences of unsafe abortion.

Sexual assault against women and girls is one of the most serious human rights violations of our time. Today IPPF European Network (IPPFEN) celebrates the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and is currently participating in the ...
Differences on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) between the respective political groups of the European Parliament (EP) proved irreconcilable on Human Rights Day yesterday during the vote on the landmark SRHR Report. The report, authored by Portuguese MEP ...
Following last week’s news that the European Parliament voted against an anti-choice position but also resolved not to endorse the progressive Estrela report on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), it has emerged that the voting results were seriously ...
Spain is moving closer and closer to a change that would be more restrictive than the current law on sexual and reproductive health and voluntary interruption of pregnancy, which established a system based on time limits. Spain’s ruling Partido Popular ...
The Spanish Government’s proposal to reform the law on sexual and reproductive health is a step backward of thirty years in the rights of women The Spanish Federation of Family Planning (FPFE) rejects the content of the draft bill approved ...
Join us in support of Spanish women Demonstration in Brussels Wednesday 29 January at 17:00 in front of the Spanish Embassy On Wednesday, 29th January at 17:00, Brussels –based NGOs gather to support Spanish women and their mobilization of 1st ...
French Embassy Thursday, January 23rd at 4:30 p.m. Calle de Salustiano Olózaga, 9 Madrid The reform of the abortion law that Spanish Government is preparing will eliminate women's right to decide to continue or not with their pregnancy, as they ...
IPPFEN joined over 2,000 protesters last night in support of Spanish women, demanding that the Spanish government respect human rights and scrap the proposed changes to the abortion law. Thousands gathered in front of the Spanish embassy and the European ...
On Thursday 30 January, 107 Parliamentarians from the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) signed a Written Declaration in relation to the worrying draft legislation on abortion in Spain. This is a particularly high number of signatories as ...
Last week in Switzerland a clear majority of voters (69.8%) rejected a conservative initiative that aimed at limiting equal access to abortion. The proposed initiative would have excluded abortions from the healthcare reimbursement plan, making greater barriers to women and ...