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Rebecca Gomperts (born 1966)

Founded the Dutch non-profit organization ‘Women on Waves’ in 1999.

A doctor and Greenpeace environmental activist, in 1999 she founded the Dutch organization ‘Women on Waves’, which uses the ship ‘Langenort’ to provide abortions as well as family planning workshops and contraception. High profile campaigns with large public protests and legal action: in Ireland in 2001, Poland in 2003 and Portugal in 2004.