Sarah Diehl is a writer, filmmaker and activist from Berlin who researches international reproductive rights. In 2008, she made the documentary film Abortion Democracy: Poland/South Africa, which was awarded Best German Film at the XXIV. Black International Cinema Berlin. She is a co-founder of Ciocia Basia, an organisation supporting women from Poland to access safe abortions in Germany. She publishes novels and non-fiction, and her latest book, The Clock That Does Not Tick (2014), discusses how the mother ideal and stigma of abortion and childlessness coerces women into unpaid care work.