United Kingdom : Why changes to abortion laws during the pandemic should remain

10/08/2021 As a result of the pandemic, the governments in England, Scotland and Wales temporarily relaxed abortion rules in March 2020. This means that, in every part of the UK except for Northern Ireland, people early in pregnancy can to take abortion pills at home following a telephone consultation. But with COVID restrictions largely eased across the…

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Europe : The fragility of abortion access in Europe: a public health crisis in the making

07/08/2021 “Poland is rightly being criticised for suppressing abortion services.1 Since January, 2021, abortion is only legal if the pregnancy is directly life-threatening or the result of rape or incest. However, countries with allegedly more progressive policies have reasons to be self-critical as well.” https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(21)01225-3/fulltext

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