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Need an abortion?

Posted on: 24 Jan, 2019
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  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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Letter to Editors Re: Telemedicine

Posted on: 24 Mar, 2020
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24th March 2020 Dear Sirs, During this unprecedented emergency in public health, we must ensure that people can access the healthcare they need, including abortion care. We have contacted the…

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Press Release: Activists across the island call for emergency measures to include abortion telemedicine

Posted on: 18 Mar, 2020
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17/03/2020 Across the Island of Ireland, we are coming to terms with social distancing, and the huge additional burden that will be placed on our healthcare systems due to the…

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Letter to Rt. Hon. Brandon Lewis MP, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

Posted on: 17 Mar, 2020
Posted in: Blog | Free Safe Legal | Northern Ireland | Policy & Advocacy | Uncategorized | No Comments

Dear Secretary of State: We write to you from the Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC), a grassroots campaign representing pregnant people across the island of Ireland. We wish to express our…

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Submission to the Citizens’ Assembly on Gender Equality

Posted on: 08 Mar, 2020
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Download PDF of the submission here The Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) is an all-island grassroots movement for choice and change. Since 2012 we have been raising awareness and advocating to…

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#GE2020 : Your voting FAQs

Posted on: 15 Jan, 2020
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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