Charter for Choice

Dilys Cossey

A leading campaigner for abortion, birth control and reproductive rights Dilys was a key member of the Abortion Law Reform Association (ALRA), who lead the calls for the 1967 Abortion Act and made this revolution in women’s reproductive rights possible. Following her role as Secretary of ALRA Dilys went on to be General Secretary of the Birth Control Campaign where she campaigned for free contraception on the NHS. Dilys made many more contributions to the development of reproductive rights through her involvements with IPPF, FPA, Brook and IPAS making her an invaluable Champion of Choice.