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Belgian Abortion Law - 25 Years

Friday, 3 April, 2015 - 09:00
Crowne Plaza Brussels - Le Palace
Ginestestraat 3, 1210 Brussel

VUB Conference 25 years of Belgian Abortion Law 25 years ago, the Belgian Abortion Law was voted. This conference takes a look back and pays special attention to the 'Abortion Stigma' in relation to the law. 


  • Sara Van Boxstael (moderator; journalist, VRT)
  • Dr. Anne Verougstraete (Sjerp-Dilemma, VUB, Ersamus Hospital Brussels)
  • Vicky Claeys (Regional Director IPFF Europe)
  • Prof. Piet Bracke, PhD (Department of Sociology, UGent, Ghent)
  • D. Anu Kumar, PhD, MPH (Executive Vice President IPAS)
  • Krystyna Kacpura (Executive Director Polish Federation for Women and Family Planning, ASTRA Network)
  • Jon O'Brien (President Catholics for Choice)
  • Ann Furedi (Chief Executive BPAS). 

The closing speech - a presentation of the 'Resolution of April 3rd, 2015 - will be given to Maggie De Block, Belgian federal Minister of Health, by representatives of LUNA, GACEHPA and FPS. 

You can register and obtain more info at the site that commemorates 25 years of abortion law.