Category Archives: Policy & Advocacy

UN Committee holds Ireland to account for reproductive rights violations

  Minister Sean Sherlock and high-level representatives from across government departments are present in Geneva to respond to questions posed by the UN Committee on Economic Social and Cultural Rights….

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…