Category Archives: Policy & Advocacy

ARC members highlight sexual and reproductive rights violations to UN Committee

Members of the Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) travelled to Geneva today to bring the voice of Ireland’s pro-choice activists and individuals to the attention of the UN Committee on Economic,…

Trade Union success – Repeal the 8th Amendment motion passed at the IMPACT Civil Service Divisional conference

On Thursday, 7th May in Ennis the IMPACT Civil Service division showed over-whelming support for the Repeal of the 8th amendment to the Irish constitution. The motion was proposed by…

O’Really? A familiar abortion myth gets another airing

Blink and you’ll miss him. John O’Reilly, the Greta Garbo of Ireland’s religious right, had a letter published in the Irish Times over the weekend in which he belatedly defended…

Abortion Rights Campaign calls on Government to follow UN recommendations to hold referendum on Article 40.3.3°

Thursday 24 July 2014 The Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) has today welcomed a call for wider abortion access in Ireland by a UN committee of international human rights experts. The…

Abortion, Ireland & Human Rights – What? Who? How?

            This week, the Abortion Rights Campaign contributed to a joint statement, sent representatives, and delivered an address to the UN Human Rights Committee to…