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Need an abortion?

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

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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Over six thousand people were able to access abortion care within Ireland in 2020

Posted on: 29 Jun, 2021
Posted in: Facts | Free Safe Legal | Policy & Advocacy | Press Release | No Comments

Spokesperson Helen Stonehouse said that, “Despite the pandemic, 6,577 people had an abortion in Ireland during 2020, a similar number to the prior year, showing that abortion is very much…

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Why ARC supports the 26th June protest for public and secular ownership of our National Maternity Hospital

Posted on: 17 Jun, 2021
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On the 26th of June, a large crowd is expected at an outdoor protest against the ongoing collaboration of Church and State in delivering maternity services in Ireland. The current…

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Press release: At least 10 people every week were forced to travel for care throughout 2020 pandemic

Posted on: 10 Jun, 2021
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Data released today by the UK government shows that during 2020, 565 people gave addresses from Ireland, North and South, when having an abortion in England or Wales. 371 travelled…

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Press Release: On the Abortion Review, has the government lied to us?

Posted on: 25 May, 2021
Posted in: Press Release | Repeal the 8th | Uncategorized | No Comments

24th May 2021 On the third anniversary of the repeal of the 8th Amendment, the Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) highlights the promises broken by the Minister of Health on abortion,…

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Press release: Sinn Fein lets down abortion seekers and activists by abstaining on DUP vote to restrict abortion access in Stormont

Posted on: 16 Mar, 2021
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Yesterday, the DUP’s bill aimed at restricting abortion access for families who receive a devastating diagnosis of severe foetal impairment had its second reading in Stormont. Alliance for Choice are…

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Press release: Review commencement welcomed so that more abortions can happen in Ireland

Posted on: 06 Mar, 2021
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The Abortion Rights Campaign welcome the news that the review of the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Act 2018 has started.  However, as Ireland’s largest grassroots abortion rights organisation,…

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Let’s Talk About: Bodily Autonomy, Trans Healthcare and the fight for Reproductive Justice

Posted on: 06 Mar, 2021
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Here at the Abortion Rights Campaign, our primary aim is free, safe, legal and local abortion access for everyone on the island of Ireland. As an organisation that strives to…

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Message of solidarity to Pro-Choice activists in Northern Ireland

Posted on: 19 Jan, 2021
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Abortion Rights Campaign extend our solidarity to our siblings in Alliance for Choice and to all those fighting for free, safe, legal, local abortion services across the Island of Ireland. …

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Resolve to Get Involved with the Repeal Review!

Posted on: 06 Jan, 2021
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Two years ago, abortion services commenced in Ireland following the historic vote to Repeal the Eighth Amendment. The law allows for abortion on request up to 12 weeks, and after…

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Argentina: Senate must pass historical bill to legalise abortion

Posted on: 29 Dec, 2020
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In the context of the imminent vote on a bill to legalize the voluntary termination of pregnancies in Argentina, Amnesty International in Northern Ireland and the Abortion Rights Campaign congratulates…

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