Category Archives: Stigma

Let’s Talk About: Mandatory Waiting Periods

  After we repeal the 8th Amendment this summer, the government will face the task of defining access to abortion care. In this blogpost, we examine one kind of regulation…

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Let’s Talk About: Refusals to Provide Abortion Care on Grounds of Conscience

We all deserve timely, local healthcare. After we repeal the 8th we will need to ensure that the law does not contain obstacles to our healthcare. The prospect of doctors…

Press Release: Ireland is ramping up to Vote Yes to increased abortion access

The Abortion Rights Campaign say they’ve trained an average of 9 canvassers a day since the start of January. ARC spokesperson Linda Kavanagh said: “It is really important we can…

Abortion must be fully decriminalised

Ireland’s abortion laws are amongst the most restrictive in the world, with termination of pregnancy only permitted in cases where there is a “real and substantial” threat to the life…

Empowering and Lonely: An Abortion Story

Two years ago, while I was still living in Ireland, I got pregnant. I had just started a new job and the guy I had been sleeping with had recently…