Category Archives: Repeal the 8th

Abortion Rights Campaign Launches ‘Abortion Rights Roadshow’

Press Release from the Abortion Rights Campaign   17th June 2017   – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE –   Abortion Rights Campaign Launches ‘Abortion Rights Roadshow’   The Roadshow will travel…

Cautious welcome for new Taoiseach’s 2018 Repeal referendum

Referendum on the 8th Amendment could be a step forward for Ireland Speaking today in response to the announcement of a referendum to take place in 2018, Abortion Rights Campaign…

Justice scales

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…

Write to your TD about Mental Health Act sectioning case

Like all of you, we at ARC are appalled and disgusted by today’s report that a young girl was sectioned under the Mental Health Act rather than being able to…