Category Archives: Press Release

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Press Release: Ireland’s Abortion Laws Ruled ‘cruel and inhumane’ by UN Human Rights Committee for the Second Time

The Committee found that Siobhan Whelan, whose foetus was given a diagnosis of a condition incompatible with life in 2010 was forced to travel to the UK to terminate her…

2016 figures do not show the full picture of those who seek abortion access says Abortion Rights Campaign

Statistics published today by the UK Department of Health show that women from the island of Ireland accounted for 83% of legal abortions provided to non-residents in England and Wales…

Press release: Detention of girl under Mental Health Act to prevent her accessing abortion is “disgraceful”

  Disgusting Treatment of Vulnerable Pregnant Child Shows Our Laws Are Worse Than Useless, Abortion Rights Campaign says. Consultant psychiatrist, on whose evidence she was detained, said termination “not the…

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Press Release: Irish Times Poll results show the need for a more comprehensive education of public on abortion.

Irish Times Poll results show the need for a more comprehensive education of public on abortion.   Positive results prove public opinion has moved in the last number of years,…

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Abortion Pills Are Safe and Effective, but Ireland’s Laws Are Out of Step with Reality

Study confirms use of safe but illegal abortion pills on the rise in Ireland and Northern Ireland. A new British Medical Journal (BMJ) study has confirmed what the Abortion Rights…