Abortion Drone, first flight to Poland

by Beatrice Credi - 2015.06.26
Abortion Drone, first flight to Poland
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On Saturday June 27 th the Abortion drone will fly for the first time packages of abortion pills from Frankfurt an der Oder in Germany to Słubice in Poland. The campaign is a collaboration between Women on Waves and many others women’s rights associations. The Abortion drone will mark the different reality for Polish women to access to safe abortion services compared to other women in Europe. In almost all European countries abortion is legal, only in Poland, Ireland and Malta abortion is illegal and women’s rights are still violated. The official number of abortions in Poland, a country with 38 million inhabitants, is only 744. In reality at least 48000 underground abortions take place in Poland every year. Probably this number is much higher, as there is a lack of appropriate sexual education and accessible contraceptive services.

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