Ute Wellstein: Holland cruises As a young woman, Ute Wellstein was committed to the right to abortion. With pregnant women, the medical student took a bus to Holland every week and accompanied the abortions.
Report 5 min
2013
Austria Netherlands

Topic: Abortion
Ute Wellstein: Pill for wives only Ute Wellstein wanted to be prescribed the pill as a student. But it wasn't that easy - because many doctors only gave it to married women. She asserted herself and found help at Pro Familia.
Report 5 min
2013
Austria

Topic: Contraception
The history of contraception in 6 minutes What is the purpose of the bidet? How does the spiral work and what does Coca Cola have to do with contraception? Since 2007, the first and only museum in the world dedicated to contraception and abortion has been investigating these issues.

Using objects, images and stories, the MUVS tells the painful battle for fertility control. Starting from antiquity, through the Middle Ages to the pre...
Short Film 6 min
2017
Austria

Topic: Contraception
Abortion Now the Christian Union is in the Cabinet, the abortion is back in the public debate. But once there was no law, and abortion was the work of shadowy profiteers in backstreets and idealistic doctors who risked prison. Other times over the knitting needle era.
Report 25 min
2007
Netherlands

Topic: Abortion
Focus: Education against demographic explosions On the Philippines every two hours a woman dies, each hour seven children and three newborn die. Already 100 Billion people are living there. The birth rate on the Philippines is so high that the nation can't afford to feed everyone and the Philippines are also too poor to afford the neccesary imports for a healthy living. Countless women decide to have an abortion out of despair. The inter...
Report 28 min
2015
Austria

Topic: Contraception
40 Years time limit in Austria 40 years ago in Austria the termination of a pregnancy, if it is carried out within a limited period, was exempted from punishment. An eyewitness describes how dangerous an abortion was before the "time limit".
Report 6 min
2015
Austria

Topic: Abortion
Tales from the Vienna Woods Marianne (Birgit Doll) is driven from her father's home when she is impregnated by Alfred (Hanno Poeschi), a vagabond loafer who abandons her after he has his fun. She goes to Vienna and takes a job in a strip club to provide for herself and her baby. Her father discovers his daughter's tawdry vocation when he and his buddies go to the club for a night of leering and drinking. Marianne later ha...
Film 90 min
1979
Austria Germany

Topic: Abortion
The long arm of the Empress Women have always been faced with the situation that at least one of their pregnancies were unwanted and they wanted to end it. The decision for an abortion fell and falls mostly out of concern that they or the couple could not sufficiently take care of this or existing children. On this fundamental need of women to decide for themselves how many children when they want to give birth, states h...
Documentary 64 min
2012
Austria

Topic: Abortion
Northern Skirts Vienna, 1995. Jasmin, Tamara, Valentin, Senad and Roman live near the northern border of Austria. Their lives repeatedly intersect and drift apart. The characters involved are young migrants from the former Yugoslavia, Romania, Poland and Austria itself. Strangers in a strange land, they feel a sense of loss in their new, temporary environment. The five-some meet and get close to each other, ho...
Film 103 min
1999
Germany Switzerland Austria

Topic: Abortion
Abortion right or wrong (Omstreden vrijheid) Every year, throughout the world, fifty million women have abortions and about thirty five thousand of those are in the Netherlands. Abortion has only been legal in the Netherlands for the last thirty years and has since been carried out safely in safe surroundings. Legalisation was one of the major social and moral controversies of the last half of the 20th century. The right to abortion in H...
Documentary 50 min
2005
Netherlands

Topic: Abortion