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Need an abortion?

Posted on: 24 Jan, 2019
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During the COVID-19 crisis, the HSE is allowing telemedicine abortion access.  For the duration of the COVID-19 emergency, abortion care will be accessible via telemedicine. If your pregnancy is less…

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PRESS RELEASE: Patients Must Be Cared For At Home After Failed Medical Abortions, Organisations Tell The Government

Posted on: 12 Nov, 2020
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At least 25 people have been forced to travel to England to complete failed medical abortions since the introduction of abortion services in the Republic of Ireland in 2019, and…

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Abortion Rights Campaign Launches Survey to Evaluate Abortion in Ireland

Posted on: 27 Sep, 2020
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The pro-choice campaigning group is carrying out a survey of people’s experiences of abortion care in Ireland since services began in 2019. The survey will be available in 11 languages…

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Care at Home after Failed Abortion

Posted on: 25 Sep, 2020
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Monday 28th of September is International Safe Abortion Day, which the Abortion Rights Campaign will mark this year with a Virtual March for Choice Friday 25th – Sunday 27th September…

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What happened during Ireland’s first year of legal abortion?

Posted on: 23 Sep, 2020
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With International Safe Abortion Day on the horizon, this is a good time to reflect on Ireland’s first year of legal abortion provision. The Government’s first Annual Report on the…

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Why I’m still marching

Posted on: 21 Sep, 2020
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Helen Stonehouse Alright I confess – I won’t actually be marching anywhere this year for International Safe Abortion Day. Perhaps I’ll do a couple of laps of the garden with…

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Submission to the Department of Justice and Equality on the Operation of Part 4 of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017

Posted on: 08 Sep, 2020
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The Abortion Rights Campaign welcome the review into the 2017 law on sex work. Rather than protect sex workers, the current law actively harms sex workers and puts them at…

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Press release: Abortion data shows progress made in abortion care but way to go to universal access

Posted on: 30 Jun, 2020
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“The release of Ireland’s first abortion figures demonstrates a reality we have long known to be true: Irish people get abortions. They always have, they always will. Now, for the…

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Press release: UK DOH abortion figures show hundreds still have to travel for care

Posted on: 11 Jun, 2020
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From: Alliance for Choice, the Abortion Rights Campaign & Abortion Support Network UK DOH abortion figures show that hundreds still have to leave the island for care 1,389 women gave…

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Forcing people to travel for abortion is a serious risk to public health, say activists

Posted on: 09 Jun, 2020
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In a joint statement the Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC), the London-Irish Abortion Rights Campaign and the Abortion Support Network (ASN) have called on the Irish Government to affirm the rights…

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There was a gang of us

Posted on: 31 May, 2020
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Caroline McGrotty I’m not sure when I ‘became’ pro-choice, I think I have always been this way. I don’t remember ever NOT being pro-choice. My first experience of protesting or…

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