Category Archives: Policy & Advocacy

Press Release: Abortion access in Ireland still fails to meet human rights standards, hears UN body.

The Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC), Abortion Support Network (ASN), and Termination for Medical Reasons (TFMR) urge the United Nations to hold Ireland to account at the Universal Periodic Review for…

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

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…

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

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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Let’s Talk About: Reproductive & Obstetric Violence (part 1)

(Part 1 of 2) As part of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, we’re taking a closer look at the issues of obstetric and reproductive violence, and how these…

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Submission to the Department of Justice and Equality on the Operation of Part 4 of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Act 2017

The Abortion Rights Campaign welcome the review into the 2017 law on sex work. Rather than protect sex workers, the current law actively harms sex workers and puts them at…