Category Archives: Press Release

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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…

ARC Statement on Sabina Higgins Comments 9th May 2016

Abortion Rights Campaign support comments made by Sabina Higgins and call on the Government to call a referendum to Repeal the 8th. The Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) welcome the remarks…

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Solidarity rally to show support with the women of Northern Ireland

Women who have abortions are not criminals. On Wednesday 27th April the Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) will hold a lunchtime rally at 1pm at the Four Courts, Dublin, in solidarity…

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The Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) call for a reform of Northern Ireland’s abortion laws and extension of the 1967 Abortion Act following yesterday’s conviction.

  This woman was convicted because she was too poor to travel to England. A woman in Northern Ireland was yesterday given a three month suspended sentence having pleaded guilty…

News release Issued by the Abortion Rights Campaign Wednesday 13 January 2016

Marginalised Girls Continue To Bear The Full Burden Of Ireland’s Abortion Ban Tomorrow (Thursday, January 14th), members of the Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) will be in Geneva, Switzerland for a…