Category Archives: Policy & Advocacy

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Press Release: Multiple changes needed to abortion legislation as we are still forcing people to travel, including a raped teenager, says Abortion Rights Campaign and Abortion Support Network

The Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) today launched their public submission for the review of the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Act 2018, urging the Government to decriminalise abortion in…

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Have your say on abortion.

The government has commenced the review process into Ireland’s abortion legislation.  Since abortion has been legalised many people have been able to access abortion here at home but others have…

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…