Category Archives: Repeal the 8th

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Ireland’s result had given hope that change was possible

Two months after the referendum campaign the Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) was invited to a conference in the Philippines. It was hosted by the Philippine Safe Abortion Advocacy Network. In…

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ARC Submission on the Command Paper on Abortion, Gibraltar

Below is a submission made to the Government of Gibraltar by the Abortion Rights Campaign on the Command Paper on Abortion on 28th September 2018. The Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC)…

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Let’s Talk About: What We Can Learn from Italy about “conscientious objection”

My name is Paola Rivetti and I am a member of MERJ: Migrants and Ethnic Minorities for Reproductive Justice. We formed some months before the referendum with the goal of…

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Let’s talk about: the refusal to provide abortion care, or ‘conscientious objection’

  In this blog post, we talk about why the refusal to provide medical treatment harms pregnant people and what needs to be done to support medical professionals in the…

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Let’s Talk About: The Abortion Legislation Being Debated In The Dáil Right Now

  The Oireachtas is currently debating the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Bill 2018 which will legislate for abortion in Ireland, as we voted for in May. The Bill…