Looking back at 2018, domestic violence against women was in focus, limits the media freedom were pushed, and the state moved to increase interference with our private lives. Public resistance helped to avaoid most negative consequences.
Verona City Council approved a motion adopting some initiatives for the prevention of abortion and support for motherhood. The motion was contested by activists, while Senator Pillon congratulated the Municipality of Verona for its efforts.
A large majority of Irish voters supported a proposal to amend the country’s constitutional provision banning abortion in most circumstances – ending the most restrictive abortion law still at place in the European Union.
In a new report, the Human Rights Council of the UN sharply criticizes recent measures taken by the Spanish government. The conclusions reflect many of the concerns voiced by Rights International Spain.
On the occasion of International Women’s Day (March 8), the European Parliament approved a resolution which, in line with our campaign appeal, is a progressive step in guaranteeing access to legal and safe abortions for all women in the EU.