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“I will not be deterred,” she said.
Rebecca Gomperts has been behind several initiatives that use legal loopholes to be able to perform abortions where they're illegal.
Yesterday, the WHO declared Zika a global emergency—but, despite the fact that it's linked to serious birth defects in babies, women in affected areas still can't get safe abortions. Dr. Rebecca Gomperts, who runs an abortion-by-mail service, hopes to...
VICE News spent two days traveling Ireland with a group of pro-choice activists determined to help women obtain abortions — even though it meant risking 14 years in prison.
It's billed as the first initiative of its kind by Women on Waves, a non-profit group of doctors and activists that travels by ship to provide non-surgical abortions to women in countries where it’s illegal. The flight is already controversial.
Dr. Rebecca Gomperts is a Dutch activist who has devoted her life to helping women safely terminate pregnancies in countries where doing so is illegal.
A brief chat with the woman sailing an abortion boat through international waters.