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Government unable to provide answers on abortion at CEDAW hearings

Press Release from the Abortion Rights Campaign – February 16th 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For media inquiries please contact: media@abortionrights.ie Government unable to provide answers on abortion as Irish State…

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Give pro-Repeal activists a level playing field: Guest blogpost in response to an Irish Times Article by Doris Murphy

In response to last week’s article in the Irish Times: I live in Wexford, hardly a metropolitan bubble. I cofounded Pro-Choice Wexford and we invite all locals to our events….

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…

Press release 17th May 2016: Ireland must take action now to provide free, safe and legal abortion services

Statistics published today by the UK Department of Health show that women from the island of Ireland accounted for 82.6% of legal abortions provided to non-residents in England and Wales…