Honduran Government In Uproar Over Emergency Contraception

In a despicable act last month the de facto Government of Honduras, through its Department of Health, issued the Acuerdo No. 2744, a normative that prohibits the use, promotion and distribution of emergency contraception pills, also known as “morning-after pills”. This news follows a story that we posted last spring, when the Honduran Congress…

Support Activists in Honduras: Thank President Zelaya for Keeping EC Legal in Honduras

This week women’s health and rights activists are celebrating President Manual Zelaya Rosales’ decision to veto a bill that would have outlawed emergency contraception in Honduras. The bill, which the national Congress of Honduras passed last month, would have made it illegal to sell, purchase, distribute, or use emergency contraception.  As soon as Congress passed…

Women Outraged that Honduras Outlaws EC

Al final de esta pagina puede leerlo en español. A woman’s right to choose if and when to get pregnant was further eroded last week in Honduras when the National Congress voted to outlaw the sale, purchase, distribution, and use of emergency contraception (EC). The bill passed in the National Congress after just one…