Category Archives: Policy & Advocacy

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…

ARC members to speak about Ireland’s Compliance with Human Rights Covenant

Members of the Abortion Rights Campaign are in Geneva today, attending Ireland’s examination by the United Nations Human Rights Committee (UNHR Committee). Representatives of the State will also be there, responding to,…