Marit wrote this poem in reflection to the current protests and discussion happening around Holland regarding the shrinking space and availability of abortion pills and services. To learn more read here.
The abortion pill can be taken if you are unwanted pregnant. This pill can be prescribed safely and effectively by the doctor. Nevertheless, with the way abortion is described in the criminal code now, GP’s are afraid to prescripe the pill and it is not available at pharmacies. On 18th of November 2017, the Feminist Club of […]
In the first week of April we had a discussion night on abortion. It was not the first time that we paid attention to this fundamental human right. We’ve had a discussion night on the topic back in October of 2016 and we organized a benefit for Women on Waves before that. Therefore we decided […]
For the 24th consecutive year the anti-abortion organisation Schreeuw om Leven (literally: Scream for Life) organized the so-called March for Life. In this annual march a growing group of people demands that abortion becomes illegal. The organisation consists of mostly conservative protestant Christians. From all over the country full buses drove to The Hague last Saturday to […]
UPDATE (14/9/2020): Please note that the post below is outdated. Preaching to the feminist choir On the discussions on our Facebook page, there is certain topic that regularly resurfaces. Every once in a while people will critique online feminism, and I totally understand why. In our Facebook group, a lot of people post articles, pictures, videos, […]
Last Wednesday, November 9th, we held another discussion night, this time on feminism and abortion. We started the evening with discussing the win of Donald Trump in the USA elections. His win can have devastating results to the abortion-laws in America. Compared to the previous discussion nights, the turnout was quite low, however we had […]