AT LAST! CALM applauds Tynwald for finally seeking feedback on the provision of Isle of Man Abortion Services

Almost two years after the Abortion Reform Act 2019 came into being , the Tynwald Social Affairs Policy Review Committee (SAPRC) is finally asking for feedback from service users. But, since the provisions of the Act came into place in May 2019, CALM (Campaign for Abortion Law Modernisation) has heard from people who have been […]

UK statistics show 57 people travelled from Isle of Man for terminations in 2019

Figures released by the UK government Department of Health this week show that, despite the Isle of Man passing the Abortion Reform Act and providing a local service from the end of May 2019, 57 people still travelled to England for terminations last year. https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/abortion-statistics-for-england-and-wales-2019 The comparable 2018 figures show 95 people giving IOM addresses […]

Nearly there! Isle of Man Abortion Reform Act 2019 – but what’s still to do?

At this month’s Tynwald sitting (21 – 23 May) Members are being asked to approve three orders which will ensure that the regulations in the Abortion Reform Act 2019 actually work. The first Order http://www.tynwald.org.im/business/opqp/sittings/20182021/2019-SD-0216.pdf refers to access zones around Noble’s hospital – a topic dear to CALM’s heart as provision of these (or buffer […]