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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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Why you should get involved in fundraising for #FreeSafeLegal

Posted on: 24 Jun, 2019
Posted in: ARC Subgroups | Blog | Creative and Direct Action | Free Safe Legal | March for Choice | No Comments

One of our Members, Richard, shares his experiences of getting involved in ARC’s Fundraising Working Group. I was slightly apprehensive about getting involved in ARC’s fundraising working group, as I…

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Press Release: Unacceptable and insulting that South-east hospital refuses to care for women and pregnant people

Posted on: 22 Jun, 2019
Posted in: Blog | Free Safe Legal | Media | Press Release | Stigma | 1 Comment

Anna Carnegie, spokesperson for the Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) reacted to the news that St. Luke’s Hospital, the main hospital serving Kilkenny and Carlow has refused to provide abortion services….

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Let’s Talk About: Barriers to Abortion Care in Direct Provision

Posted on: 19 Jun, 2019
Posted in: Blog | Policy & Advocacy | No Comments

Asylum seekers’ right to abortion care & barriers faced in accessing care In honour of World Refugee Day, June 20th, ARC stands in solidarity with refugees across the globe. Refugees…

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Abolish Direct Provision: Submission to Oireachtas Committee

Posted on: 04 Jun, 2019
Posted in: ARC Subgroups | Free Safe Legal | Policy & Advocacy | No Comments

Submission to the Oireachtas Committee on Justice and Equality on the Urgent Need to Abolish Direct Provision and Promote the Health and Human Rights of People Seeking Asylum The Abortion…

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Let’s Talk About: Why It’s Awesome to be in P&A!

Posted on: 03 Jun, 2019
Posted in: ARC Subgroups | Blog | Free Safe Legal | Getting involved | Policy & Advocacy | No Comments

One of our Members, Ciara, shares her experiences of getting involved in ARC’s Policy and Advocacy Working Group, known as P&A. When I joined ARC and decided to head along…

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Where we are together, we are strongest.

Posted on: 27 May, 2019
Posted in: Blog | Events | Free Safe Legal | Northern Ireland | Opinion | No Comments

We have read the criticisms of the blog post below, and understand the anger it has generated. We would like to clarify some of the parts of the post. We…

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The 8th is gone but the fight is far from won

Posted on: 24 May, 2019
Posted in: Blog | Events | Free Safe Legal | March for Choice | Northern Ireland | Press Release | Repeal the 8th | 1 Comment

The referendum showed how much Ireland has changed and progressed but recent news shows that we must always be vigilant and continue to fight for free, safe and legal abortion…

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Why Ireland Still Needs ARC and Why ARC Still Needs You!

Posted on: 12 May, 2019
Posted in: Blog | Free Safe Legal | March for Choice | Northern Ireland | Repeal the 8th | No Comments

We achieved the incredible when we repealed the 8th last May, but the fight for free, safe, legal and local abortion across Ireland is far from over. We need volunteers…

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Campaigners for Abortion access across Ireland, Northern Ireland and England, urge politicians to focus on the delivery of abortion access with haste.

Posted on: 10 May, 2019
Posted in: Breaking Silence | Free Safe Legal | Media | Northern Ireland | Politics and Lobbying | Stigma | No Comments

Leading reproductive justice organisations Alliance for Choice, the Abortion Rights Campaign and London-Irish Abortion Rights Campaign are calling on all respective governments to swiftly solve the crisis of women and…

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Talk to your Candidate about Abortion Access

Posted on: 22 Apr, 2019
Posted in: Blog | Contact your TD | Creative and Direct Action | Free Safe Legal | Media | Northern Ireland | Policy & Advocacy | No Comments

Our elected officials, including those representing us at the local and European level, can use their position and their platform to elevate the issue of access to abortion care. When…

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