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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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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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Where the wild rebels are

Posted on: 28 May, 2020
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Guen Murroni , writer, filmmaker and activist These are frames from filming on the run up to the referendum. I flew over from London as I wouldn’t miss it – I…

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I will carry this fire with me

Posted on: 28 May, 2020
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Siobhán Shiels On this #repealaversary I wish to remember the who, the why and the effect being part of the Inishowen Together Repeal campaign has had on my life.  Repeal…

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Repeal pants

Posted on: 27 May, 2020
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Jessie de Boe is a visual artist whose work explores themes of nudity and the body. I created these images to express my solidarity with Irish women and to show my…

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