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Need an abortion?

Posted on: 24 Jan, 2019
Posted in: Facts | Featured | Comments Off on Need an abortion?

  As of 1st of January 2019, abortion is legal and available in Ireland in certain circumstances. This is what you can do if you are now pregnant and want…

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#GE2020 : Your voting FAQs

Posted on: 15 Jan, 2020
Posted in: Blog | Contact your TD | Free Safe Legal | Uncategorized | No Comments

When is the election? There will be a general election, in other words a Dáil election, on Saturday, 8 February 2020. Do I need to be registered to vote? Yes….

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Press release: Abortion Rights Campaign launch “How to Report on Abortion: A Guide for Journalists and Citizen Communicators in Ireland”

Posted on: 06 Jan, 2020
Posted in: ARC Subgroups | Blog | Free Safe Legal | Media | Press Release | No Comments

The Abortion Rights Campaign have launched media guidelines to assist those reporting on abortion in choosing appropriate language and imagery to reflect the lived experience of those accessing abortion.  The…

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Press Release: This Nollaig na mBan, women and pregnant people still need safe and accessible abortion provision

Posted on: 06 Jan, 2020
Posted in: Contact your TD | Free Safe Legal | Press Release | No Comments

This Nollaig na mBan, women and pregnant people still need safe and accessible abortion provision, says Abortion Rights Campaign “As we mark Nollaig na mBan 2020, one year after the…

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Submission to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination for its Consideration of the Combined Fifth to Ninth Periodic Reports of Ireland (CERD/C/IRL/5-9)

Posted on: 02 Dec, 2019
Posted in: Featured | Free Safe Legal | Policy & Advocacy | No Comments

About our Organisations The Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) is a grassroots all-volunteer group dedicated to achieving free, safe, legal and local abortion care across the island of Ireland for everyone…

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Press Release: The North is now. Today marks a historic change that is long overdue

Posted on: 21 Oct, 2019
Posted in: Free Safe Legal | Media | Northern Ireland | Policy & Advocacy | Press Release | No Comments

As of today, abortion has been decriminalised and same-sex marriage legalised across Northern Ireland. This is a momentous step for human rights in the North and a testament to the…

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Longread: Leitrim ARC at the very first Rally for Choice, Malta

Posted on: 10 Oct, 2019
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On Saturday 28th September 2019, International Safe Abortion Day, the very first Rally for Choice was held in Malta. Three members of Leitrim Abortion Rights Campaign were privileged enough to…

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Let’s Talk About: Period Poverty

Posted on: 09 Oct, 2019
Posted in: Blog | Facts | Policy & Advocacy | No Comments

Roughly half of the world’s female population is of reproductive age. Periods should be seen as a normal bodily function and should be treated respectfully. Yet, periods continue to be…

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Mara Clarke: The law and resulting provision are leaving too many people behind

Posted on: 28 Sep, 2019
Posted in: Free Safe Legal | March for Choice | 1 Comment

Comments made by Mara Clarke, Abortion Support Network, at the Abortion Rights Campaign Press Conference, Buswells Hotel on September 25th. Thank you for having me. Abortion Support Network is a…

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Why I’m Marching: Keeping Up the Momentum

Posted on: 26 Sep, 2019
Posted in: Blog | Free Safe Legal | March for Choice | No Comments

With the March for Choice only days away, we are sharing the last of our blogs in the ‘Why I’m Marching’ series. Today’s blog comes from Rachel Roth, a member…

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Press Release: No One Left Behind

Posted on: 25 Sep, 2019
Posted in: Events | Free Safe Legal | March for Choice | Media | Press Release | Repeal the 8th | No Comments

“No one left behind” is the Abortion Rights Campaign’s (ARC) message as the grassroots movement for choice and change prepares to march on International Safe Abortion Day, 28th September, from…

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