2,795 sign CALM petition Representatives of the Campaign for Abortion Law Modernisation today delivered the change.org petition to the Isle of Man’s Chief Minister, Howard Quayle MHK. This petition, which asks Tynwald to ‘reform the Isle of Man’s abortion laws to offer women a genuine choice’ was launched in May 2016, and closed on 1 […]
CALM is delighted that the results of the public consultation on Dr Allinson MHK’s Abortion Reform Bill 2017 show that the Isle of Man is a pro-choice jurisdiction and that a vast majority of the 3,644 respondents (94% from the Isle of Man) believe that the current law should be […]
Consulation ends at midnight tonight This is the Campaign for Abortion Law Modernisation’s response to the draft Abortion Reform Bill 2017 public consultation, which ends at midnight on Monday 18 September. A few key points CALM would like to see terminations available to any person distressed at being pregnant, up to 14 weeks gestation and […]
There is now less than a week to go before consultation closes on the draft abortion reform bill here on the Isle of Man. That means we’re now entering the final stretch before your opportunity to express your views ends.
Campaign for Abortion Law Modernisation (CALM) is proud to present a YouTube video about the difficulties Isle of Man women face having to travel off-Island for terminations. A Freedom Seeker Production by Kara Varetto, this short film features the real stories of Island women, voiced by actresses.
Online abortion pills – safe but ILLEGAL in the Isle of Man Mara Clarke from Abortion Support Network talked recently on Sky News about research using figures from WomenOnWeb (and published in the BMJ) that shows that used properly, abortion pills bought from reputable sources online are safe to use. This research was specific to […]
88 women went from the Isle of Man to England or Wales for terminations in 2016 This is 17 fewer than 2015, but it’s not all good news. Statistics show that more women are buying safe, but illegal, abortion tablets online for a Do-It-Yourself termination, risking prosecution and, because they are illegal in the Isle […]
Dr Fiona Bloomer and Dr Claire Pierson look at how morality has an effect on abortion law policy. This is very relevant to the Campaign for Abortion Law Modernisation in the Isle of Man.
Meeting planned for Thursday 23 March Thursday 23 March, 7.30pm South Douglas Old Friends’ Association, Finch Road, Douglas IM1 2PX Dr Claire Pierson and Dr Fiona Bloomer are visiting the Isle of Man later this week to discuss our current abortion law with politicians and health service professionals and to meet CALM supporters to talk […]
The third in our series of videos, this presentation focuses on the tensions between the legal and policy framework for abortion, and women’s abortion experiences, throughout the UK.