Category Archives: Policy & Advocacy

Press Release: Lives and health of the most vulnerable put at risk as our laws are weaponised against them, Abortion Rights Campaign says

Lives and health of the most vulnerable put at risk as our laws are weaponised against them, Abortion Rights Campaign says Women and pregnant people continue to be denied access…

Cautious welcome for new Taoiseach’s 2018 Repeal referendum

Referendum on the 8th Amendment could be a step forward for Ireland Speaking today in response to the announcement of a referendum to take place in 2018, Abortion Rights Campaign…

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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…

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Press Release: Ireland’s Abortion Laws Ruled ‘cruel and inhumane’ by UN Human Rights Committee for the Second Time

The Committee found that Siobhan Whelan, whose foetus was given a diagnosis of a condition incompatible with life in 2010 was forced to travel to the UK to terminate her…

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…