Mural Launch: Advocates Launch Global Selfie Campaign for Abortion Rights
MANILA,PHILIPPINES-It’s taking selfies to a whole new level.
Sexual and reproductive health and rights organizations and activists from 50 countries contributed photos and messages on why abortion should be safe and legal in their country.
This selfie campaign culminated in a virtual mural that was launched today- a collage of photos and messages from all over the world that expresses peoples’ demands, thoughts and feelings on abortion in a visual manner. The virtual mural is part of the September 28 Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion, a global campaign to end abortion stigma, hold governments accountable to uphold women’s right to access safe and legal abortion and push for the recognition of this right within the Post2014/2015 development agenda.
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