In a context of confusion and flashy journalism, rigour becomes a precious value.
“Welcoming every child, supporting every woman” was one of the messages.
“The pain after abortion” was this year’s theme. Police officers protected the celebration from radical counterprotesters.
Pro-choice group Abortion Rights had organised a counter demonstration. One week before the march, a law which bans prayer or the offer of help outside a London abortion centre came into effect.