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Citizens’ Assembly have ‘Chosen Choice’, says Abortion Rights Campaign

  Citizens’ Assembly have ‘Chosen Choice’, says Abortion Rights Campaign The Oireachtas must now respect the will of the Citizens’ Assembly members and call a referendum without delay. The Eighth…

Confusion and Lack of Clarity Affected Outcome of Citizens’ Assembly Vote Today, says Abortion Rights Campaign.

The campaign is concerned about the process which lead to vote to replace, rather than repeal, the 8th Amendment, but also welcomes the broad call for change by the members…

The Impact of Grassroots Pro-choice Activism on Ireland’s UN Treaty Monitoring Body Examinations

Three members of the Abortion Rights Campaign, Grace Wilentz, Sinead Corcoran and Naomi Elster recently published an article in the peer-reviewed The Irish Community Development Law Journal’s special gender equality…

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Government Shows Disdain for Women’s Lives and Choices by Voting to Retain Criminalisation of Abortion.

Retaining the 14 year jail sentence reveals the contempt the current government has for poor women, women with health issues, and those who face travel difficulties. “Today the Government and…

Ireland Must Legislate For Broader Abortion Access, UN Women’s Rights Committee Says

Press Release from Abortion Rights Campaign 07 March 2017 – For Immediate Release – IRELAND MUST LEGISLATE FOR BROADER ABORTION ACCESS UN WOMEN’S RIGHTS COMMITTEE SAYS Irish State told the…