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Protecting human rights in childbirth

Registered Charity Number 1151152

Shocking report into use of force on pregnant immigration detainees

The Guardian has reported today on the UK Borders Agency refusal to stop its security contractors (the notorious G4S) using force to remove pregnant women from the UK. Pregnant women have reported being mistreated by G4S staff – including being pushed in the stomach and dragged around the floor. The Prison Inspectorate reported on mistreatment … Read more

Birthrights on Woman's Hour!

Birthrights featured on Woman’s Hour today discussing respecting women’s choices in childbirth. Elizabeth Prochaska, Birthrights founder and board member, was interviewed by Jenny Garvey with Daghni Rajasingam, consultant obstetrician and spokesperson for RCOG. You can listen here.