Category Archives: Policy & Advocacy

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Press Release by the Abortion Rights Campaign: Irish Government Continues to Fail Women as it Rejects 16 Recommendations on Abortion

IRISH GOVERNMENT CONTINUES TO FAIL WOMEN AS IT REJECTS 16 RECOMMENDATIONS ON ABORTION Ireland fails to honour its international obligations to women and girls A joint statement drafted by the…

Press Release from Abortion Rights Campaign: Huge cross-party show of support for Repeal of 8th Amendment as politicians pledge to secure abortion rights in Ireland

HUGE CROSS-PARTY SHOW OF SUPPORT FOR REPEAL OF 8th AMENDMENT AS POLITICIANS PLEDGE TO SECURE ABORTION RIGHTS IN IRELAND Biggest ever turnout expected at 5th annual March for Choice in…

Call to Action: Contact your Councillor in Leitrim

On Monday, September 5th, Leitrim County Council will be voting on a motion, proposed by Independent Councillor Des Guckian, supporting the 8th amendment and opposing repeal. If you support a…

Press release: UN Human Rights Committee says Ireland’s prohibition on abortion violates human rights

In a landmark judgment today in the case of Amanda Jane Mellet v Ireland, the United Nations Human Rights Committee found that Ireland’s prohibition on abortion, in itself, violates human…

UPR

News release from ARC: 20 COUNTRIES CALL FOR IRELAND TO REVISE ITS RESTRICTIVE ABORTION LAWS

Yesterday (Wednesday, May 11th), Ireland defended its human rights record during a public hearing before the Human Rights Council as part of its second Universal Periodic Review (UPR). The UPR…