Yearly Archives: 2014

The Appetite to Repeal the 8th

by Katie Gillum As we brace ourselves to be further disappointed by the Health Services Executive (HSE) as they selected their expert group to report on the shocking mistreatment of…

Press Release: Abortion Rights Campaign declares Abortion Law not fit for purpose. Public demonstrations to take place in Dublin and Galway.

17th August 2014 The Abortion Rights Campaign decries the utter unsuitability of current abortion law and it’s implementation in response to recent reports concerning the first use of the Protection of Life…

As long as our laws are subjugated by the 8th Amendment, so will women in Ireland be.

Reporting on the case has been patchy and at times confused, but details have emerged that a woman who became pregnant through rape was refused an abortion in Ireland. Suicidal…

Ireland before the UN Human Rights Committee, inadequate guidelines and the Marie Stopes Clinic Belfast.

Welcome to the ARC News Roundup. This month has an all island focus. We will be discussing the UN Human Rights Committee’s review of Ireland’s performance on Human Rights, how…

Abortion Rights Campaign calls on Government to follow UN recommendations to hold referendum on Article 40.3.3°

Thursday 24 July 2014 The Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) has today welcomed a call for wider abortion access in Ireland by a UN committee of international human rights experts. The…