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Abortion at Sea

posted on October 2, 2012

At The Daily Beast, Michelle Goldberg profiles a Dutch abortion rights group, called Women on Waves, that charters yachts and offer abortions in international waters. Currently, the group is heading to Morocco, a country that prohibits legal access to abortion. Rebecca Gomperts, the founder of the group, explains, “[t]hese few women that we actually help onboard the ship, they are very important, but they are not the only women that we help. They open up the possibility to reach out to other women …That is how other women know about medical abortion.”

Read at The Daily Beast