Category Archives: Facts

Press release: Abortion data shows progress made in abortion care but way to go to universal access

“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

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…

Let’s Talk About: Period Poverty

Roughly half of the world’s female population is of reproductive age. Periods should be seen as a normal bodily function and should be treated respectfully. Yet, periods continue to be…

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ARC policy submission on misuse of criminal law in abortion

The Misuse of Criminal Law Regarding Abortion in Ireland and Northern Ireland Submitted to the International Commission of Jurists, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, and Office of the UN…

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Let’s talk about: why we need free contraception

In this blog post from our ‘Let’s talk about’ series, we talk about why ‘free, safe and legal’ is crucial for more than just abortion, and the importance of removing…