Women on Waves’ abortion ship sails into Mexico

Women on Waves’ abortion ship sails into Mexico

ZIHUATANEJO, Mexico – The Women on Waves ship, in collaboration with national and local Mexican organizations, arrived in Mexico on Friday.

Marking the start of campaign, the boat has already sailed out with women to international waters where women can get free legal medical abortions till 9 weeks of pregnancy. Women with unwanted pregnancies in need of help can call at 7559800548.

On April 24th, at 10am, there will be a press conference at the hotel Sunscape Dorado Pacifico Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo.

Abortion is legal throughout Mexico in cases of sexual violence. Furthermore, in each state there are different legal grounds for abortion, yet effective access is not ensured even in cases where abortion is legal.

For that, in many other situations, Mexican women across the country need to bear the costs and logistics of traveling to Mexico…