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Women on Waves

Dutch 'Abortion Ship' Heads For Morocco

AP | PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 12.04.2012 | World

SMIR, Morocco — Moroccan police Thursday escorted from its waters a small yacht carrying women's rights activists claiming to be able to perform...

Pakistani Abortion Hotline Faces Violent Opposition From Islamic Groups

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Rachel Shields, The Independent An abortion hotline which has been set up in Pakistan is facing violent opposition. Islamic groups and political ...

Abortion Activists Reach Rural Tanzania

Diana Whitten and Anita Schillhorn van Veen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diana Whitten and Anita Schillhorn van Veen

Women on Waves employs often radical methods to increase global awareness and access to safe abortion, with a focus on medical abortion using the drug misoprostol.

Abortion Ship Forced To Cease Operations After Passage Of Dutch Pregnancy Law

Diana Whitten and Anita Schillhorn van Veen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diana Whitten and Anita Schillhorn van Veen

Recent changes to Dutch abortion law have caused international abortion provider Rebecca Gomperts to cancel upcoming campaigns for her renowned organization Women on Waves.

Women On Waves Abortion Provider Sparks Controversy (VIDEO)

Huffington Post Contributors | Diana Whitten and Anita Schillhorn van Veen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

* Scroll down for the video. The recent assassination of abortion provider Dr. George Tiller has brought attention to the dangerous front lines of th...