Category Archives: Repeal the 8th

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Reproductive rights and partner abuse

Last Saturday a protest was held in Dublin calling for an end to the culture of violence against women. Unfortunately, reproductive rights and partner abuse are linked. An estimated 30% of abuse starts when…

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Men and the 8th Amendment

Abortion has always been seen as a women’s issue, but restriction of access to safe abortion services is a human rights issue. Men are also discriminated by and hurt by…

The home|work Collective

home|work Collective is a group of pro-choice activists engaged in a research and development process on themes of censorship and self-censorship with artist Siobhán Clancy and the Abortion Rights Campaign…

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More and more voices join the call to repeal the eight

On October 7th, the 32nd anniversary of the 8th Amendment to the Irish Constitution, the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU), the largest civil society body in Ireland, called for…

Why I’m marching – I’m tired of being treated like a second-class citizen

Political parties will you repeal the Eighth Amendment? If not, get ready for an electoral kicking! By Anthea McTeirnan Do you like being a second­class citizen? Do you feel ok…