Spots point out the lunacy of this misogynic paragraph
Berlin, 22 April 2021. Paragraph 219a of the German Criminal Code (StGB) prohibits “advertising for abortion”. This paragraph is not confined to advertising but includes virtually any kind of information. In concrete terms, this means that doctors may only make public that they perform pregnancy terminations. But they may not provide information to the public on how they perform them. Otherwise, they are breaking the law and could face up to two years in prison, or a fine. And inadvertently pregnant women do not get the information they need.
TERRE DES FEMMES launches the campaign
In response to this situation, TERRE DES FEMMES is launching the “Abolish Paragraph 219a” campaign with the aim of making a significant contribution to education on abortion. Its unambiguous aim: Paragraph 219a must be struck from the German Criminal Code. “Women’s freedom…