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6/29/2010 - Abortion Hotline in Pakistan Sparks Controversy
In Pakistan, a new hotline that educates women about abortion options was launched yesterday, but has already sparked controversy....

8/4/2009 - Abortion Hotline Launched in Argentina
A hotline was launched in Buenos Aires, Argentina last week to give women information they need to terminate pregnancies using the drug Misoprostol....

5/29/2009 - Abortion Hotline Launched in Chile
A hotline that will give Chilean women information they need to self-terminate a pregnancy was launched yesterday by a network of feminist organizations....

10/16/2008 - Women on Waves Arrives in Spain
The Women on Waves ship will arrive in the harbor of Valencia in southern Spain today where it will remain through October 21....

6/19/2008 - Virgin de Panecillo Statue Flies Safe Abortions Banner
On Wednesday, the Virgin de Panecillo statue in Ecuador flew a banner with the text "safe abortion" and the phone number for a hotline that provides women with information regarding safe medical and surgical abortions....

7/16/2007 - Portugal: Legalized Abortion Goes into Effect Over Weekend
Portugal's law to legalize abortion within the first ten weeks of pregnancy went into effect on Sunday....

2/12/2007 - Portugal Abortion Referendum Fails, Government Moves to Legalize
After a referendum on Portugal's strict abortion laws failed due to low voter turn-out, the country's Socialist government has announced that it will work to legalize abortion in the first 10 weeks of pregnancy....

10/19/2006 - Portuguese Parliament to Vote on Abortion Referendum
The Portuguese Parliament is set to vote on whether to hold a referendum that would let voters decide whether to legalize abortion....

7/7/2006 - Portuguese Court Charges Doctor, Women for Illegal Abortions
A Portuguese Court of Appeals charged a doctor and his assistant on Tuesday with providing illegal abortions....

9/30/2005 - Portugal Agrees to Hold Abortion Referendum
Portugal's parliament on Wednesday voted to hold a referendum to decriminalize abortion during the first 10 weeks of pregnancy....

11/18/2004 - Poland's Restrictive Abortion Laws Criticized by UN Committee
The United Nations Human Rights Committee recently criticized Poland's strict abortion laws....

11/4/2004 - Over 1,000 Women Hospitalized For Back-Alley Abortions in Portugal
Health statistics reveal that over 1,000 Portuguese women were hospitalized last year as a result of complications from back-alley abortions....

9/30/2004 - Majority of Portuguese Want Abortion Law Reformed
A recent poll shows that nearly 77 percent of Portuguese want a new referendum on Portugal's restrictive abortion laws....

8/30/2004 - Women on Waves Ship Blocked from Portugal Harbor
The Women on Waves ship, traveling to Portugal to bring attention to the nation's punitive abortion policies, has been blocked from entering Portuguese waters....

8/25/2004 - Women on Waves Sparks Renewed Debate on Abortion in Portugal
As reported earlier this week, Women on Waves set sail on Monday for to bring attention to the nation's restrictive abortion policies....

8/23/2004 - Women on Waves Leaves for Portugal
Women on Waves will set sail for Portugal this afternoon to bring attention to the nation's restrictive abortion policies....

12/11/2003 - Woman Kept From Leaving Malta to Seek Abortion
A Russian woman seeking an abortion outside Malta was taken into police custody to prevent her from leaving the country....

11/6/2003 - Women on Waves Cleared of Accusations in Poland
After a four-month-long investigation, Women on Waves has been cleared of charges of breaking strict abortions laws by of performing illegal abortions in Poland and by introducing the abortion pill mifepristone (RU 486) into the country....

7/3/2003 - Women on Waves Investigated for Missing Abortion Pills
As Women on Waves finishes its historic trip to Poland, Polish police are investigating the group for distributing the abortion pill mifepristone (RU 486), which is illegal in Poland....

6/27/2003 - Women on Waves Performs First Abortion in International Waters
Women on Waves successfully performed the first abortion in international waters off the coast of Poland yesterday....

6/23/2003 - Anti-Abortion Activists Protest Women on Waves
Anti-abortion protesters threw red paint and eggs at the Women on Waves (WOW) boat and its supporters yesterday....

6/20/2003 - FMF Assists Women on Waves in Poland
Women on Waves (WOW), a non-profit organization based in the Netherlands whose mission is to prevent unwanted pregnancy and unsafe abortions throughout the world, arrives today in Poland - where access to abortion is extremely restricted - to provide abortion and reproductive health services to women on a specially equipped ship....

12/30/2002 - Swaziland Traditions Contributing to the Spread of AIDS; Women Have Limited Independence
Women HIV carriers are dying in waves in Swaziland....

3/27/2002 - Women on Waves Founder Discusses Global Abortion Rights
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10/9/2001 - Founder of Women on Waves Visits Feminist Majority Foundation
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