Women on Waves to Launch First-Ever “Abortion Drone” to Poland

HeadlineJun 22, 2015

And pro-choice activists have announced plans to fly the first-ever abortion drone carrying packages of abortion-inducing pills from Germany to Poland, where abortion is illegal. The flight is a collaboration between Polish and German groups and Women on Waves, which has set sail around the world using a Dutch ship to provide abortions in international waters off the coast of countries where it is banned. The drone is set to depart next Saturday, June 27. You can see our interview with Women on Waves founder Rebecca Gomperts at democracynow.org.

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