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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We achieved the incredible when we repealed the 8th last May, but the fight for free, safe, legal and local abortion across Ireland is far from over.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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21 years of the Good Friday Agreement

Posted on: 19 Apr, 2019
Posted in: Breaking Silence | Events | Free Safe Legal | Northern Ireland | Press Release | Social Media | No Comments

The Abortion Rights Campaign join Alliance for Choice in honouring the life of ally Lyra McKee and fight for rights despite violence and deaths the Good Friday Agreement is meant…

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Recognising the power of women-led grassroots organising

Posted on: 17 Apr, 2019
Posted in: Blog | No Comments

Today the power of women-led grassroots organising, the power of a movement which changed Ireland forever by voting yes to choice, and yes to our reproductive rights in the campaign…

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Press Release: Former Co-Directors of Together for Yes react to inclusion on ‘TIME 100’ list

Posted on: 17 Apr, 2019
Posted in: Press Release | No Comments

The former Co-Directors of Together for Yes have said they are “honoured” to be included on the ‘TIME 100’ list, TIME Magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people…

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Abortion Rights Campaign Launches Thank You Card for Abortion Providers

Posted on: 08 Apr, 2019
Posted in: Creative and Direct Action | Press Release | 1 Comment

To coincide with World Health Day, the Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) is launching a Thank You card for health professionals providing abortion in appreciation and support offor their work and…

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