While terminating a pregnancy is legal in Croatia, access to abortion is becoming increasingly challenging.
By Amanda Coakley
27 May 2021
Zagreb, Croatia – Zorana did not expect the call to come so soon.
Two weeks earlier, she had signed up online to be a Brave Sister and was still considering the level of involvement she wanted with the new initiative.
The mother-of-two was keen to help, but was nervous about the social implications of being associated with such a group.
As women in Croatia encounter even greater difficulties in obtaining access to terminations of pregnancy, feminists are launching a new project to help them exercise what often seems a disappearing right.
Anja Vladisavljevic, Zagreb
December 1, 2020
Women’s rights activists in Croatia have been warning for years that, while legal, abortion is becoming less and less available in the mainly Catholic country.
“The opponents of abortion will stop at nothing,” Nada Peratovic, a lawyer and women’s rights activist, told BIRN.