European Parliament calls for repeal of new Texas abortion restriction

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. The government of the US state of Texas has to immediately revoke “Senate Bill 8”, a de facto ban on abortion, and ensure safe and free access to abortion services. Following a plenary debate, MEPs adopted on Thursday a resolution, by 381votes in favour, […]

Polish de facto ban on abortion puts women’s lives at risk, says Parliament

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. MEPs condemn the setback to women’s sexual and reproductive rights in Poland and stress the EU’s legal obligation to uphold and protect them. In a resolution adopted with 455 votes to 145 and 71 abstentions, Parliament says that the ruling of 22 October by […]

These are the countries where it’s still illegal to get an abortion

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Charlotte Beale Ireland has just voted in a referendum to repeal one of the world’s strictest bans on abortion. Previously, abortion was illegal unless in the context of a medical emergency to save the mother’s life. But […]