Category Archives: Policy & Advocacy

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…

Repeal not replace

In March 2016, a Red C poll commissioned by Amnesty International Ireland found that 87% of people in Ireland support more access to abortion than we have now. But the…

Reality of the 8th Amendment in Ireland

The 8th Amendment severely limits the ability of women and pregnant people to obtain abortion services in the State. But the restrictions on their health doesn’t stop here. Did you…

The Reality of Abortion In Ireland

Every year, thousands of people across Ireland access abortion as part of their fundamental healthcare needs. There are regular attempts to suggest that the 8th Amendment has eliminated abortion in…

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…