Category Archives: Repeal the 8th

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…

Ireland Must Legislate For Broader Abortion Access, UN Women’s Rights Committee Says

Press Release from Abortion Rights Campaign 07 March 2017 – For Immediate Release – IRELAND MUST LEGISLATE FOR BROADER ABORTION ACCESS UN WOMEN’S RIGHTS COMMITTEE SAYS Irish State told the…

Unchallenged Claims Made By Anti-Choice Advocacy Groups at Citizens’ Assembly

Press Release from the Abortion Rights Campaign – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – UNCHALLENGED CLAIMS MADE BY ANTI CHOICE ADVOCACY GROUPS AT CITIZENS’ ASSEMBLY The Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) strongly condemns…

Once Again, Poll Shows Majority Want To See Change To Abortion Laws

STATEMENT FROM ABORTION RIGHTS CAMPAIGN – 3rd March 2017 – For Immediate Release   Once Again, Poll Shows Majority Want To See Change To Abortion Laws The Abortion Rights Campaign…