Category Archives: Policy & Advocacy

Repeal not replace

In March 2016, a Red C poll commissioned by Amnesty International Ireland found that 87% of people in Ireland support more access to abortion than we have now. But the…

Reality of the 8th Amendment in Ireland

The 8th Amendment severely limits the ability of women and pregnant people to obtain abortion services in the State. But the restrictions on their health doesn’t stop here. Did you…

The Reality of Abortion In Ireland

Every year, thousands of people across Ireland access abortion as part of their fundamental healthcare needs. There are regular attempts to suggest that the 8th Amendment has eliminated abortion in…

The Impact of Grassroots Pro-choice Activism on Ireland’s UN Treaty Monitoring Body Examinations

Three members of the Abortion Rights Campaign, Grace Wilentz, Sinead Corcoran and Naomi Elster recently published an article in the peer-reviewed The Irish Community Development Law Journal’s special gender equality…

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Government Shows Disdain for Women’s Lives and Choices by Voting to Retain Criminalisation of Abortion.

Retaining the 14 year jail sentence reveals the contempt the current government has for poor women, women with health issues, and those who face travel difficulties. “Today the Government and…