Category Archives: Northern Ireland

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Abortion Rights Campaign welcomes Northern Ireland clarification that abortion referrals will not face prosecution

The Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) welcomes today’s clarification by the Northern Ireland Attorney General that medical staff in Northern Ireland who refer women to hospitals in the rest of the…

Abortion Rights Campaign Launches ‘Abortion Rights Roadshow’

Press Release from the Abortion Rights Campaign   17th June 2017   – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE –   Abortion Rights Campaign Launches ‘Abortion Rights Roadshow’   The Roadshow will travel…

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Press Release: Northern Ireland ruling means abortion laws still punish the marginalised

Abortion Rights Campaign condemns court ruling that the NHS is not obliged to pay for women in Northern Ireland seeking abortions in England and Wales. “This ruling shows the hypocrisy…

2016 figures do not show the full picture of those who seek abortion access says Abortion Rights Campaign

Statistics published today by the UK Department of Health show that women from the island of Ireland accounted for 83% of legal abortions provided to non-residents in England and Wales…

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Abortion Pills Are Safe and Effective, but Ireland’s Laws Are Out of Step with Reality

Study confirms use of safe but illegal abortion pills on the rise in Ireland and Northern Ireland. A new British Medical Journal (BMJ) study has confirmed what the Abortion Rights…