Media coverage

  • It’s Not Just a Humanitarian Crisis. It’s a Mass Violation of Human Rights.
    • Date: 02/03/2016
    • Huffington Post

    Last month, Europol announced that 10,000 children entering into Europe have “disappeared”. News sources are now talking about these children as “missing”. When stories are told far away from the place where they occurred, sometimes the story itself warps reality. Or maybe, when we hear a story told over and over in the same way, it becomes the reality we believe. Perhaps the problem is the story that is not being told.

  • Roe at 40 Podcast Series: Interview with Viviana Waisman
    • Country: United States
    • Date: 26/06/2013
    • Center for American Progress

    In the third installment of our podcast series examining the state of the reproductive health, rights, and justice movement in the United States on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, we talk to Viviana Waisman, executive director of Women’s Link Worldwide. In recognition of International Women’s Day and the struggle for gender and reproductive justice throughout the world, she explains some of the successful strategies she has employed to enforce human-rights standards before a number of foreign and international courts and shares lessons that advocates around the world can adopt. 

  • Colombian Hospital Fined for Refusing to Perform Abortion
    • Country: Venezuela
    • Date: 11/05/2009
    • Latin American Gerard Tribune

    A Jesuit-run hospital in the Colombian capital was fined for refusing to terminate the pregnancy of a woman whose fetus had serious deformities, a women’s rights group said Thursday.

  • Pro-Choice Activists Rally as U.K. Mulls Rollbacks
    • Country: United Kingdom
    • Date: 02/11/2007
    • Womens News

    Monica Roa, the 31-year-old lawyer who argued a case before Colombia's Supreme Court that liberalized the nation's restrictive abortion law in May 2006, shared her winning strategies here last week.

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