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Press Release from Abortion Rights Campaign: Huge cross-party show of support for Repeal of 8th Amendment as politicians pledge to secure abortion rights in Ireland

HUGE CROSS-PARTY SHOW OF SUPPORT FOR REPEAL OF 8th AMENDMENT AS POLITICIANS PLEDGE TO SECURE ABORTION RIGHTS IN IRELAND Biggest ever turnout expected at 5th annual March for Choice in…

Press release: UN Human Rights Committee says Ireland’s prohibition on abortion violates human rights

In a landmark judgment today in the case of Amanda Jane Mellet v Ireland, the United Nations Human Rights Committee found that Ireland’s prohibition on abortion, in itself, violates human…

Press release 17th May 2016: Ireland must take action now to provide free, safe and legal abortion services

Statistics published today by the UK Department of Health show that women from the island of Ireland accounted for 82.6% of legal abortions provided to non-residents in England and Wales…

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News release from ARC: 20 COUNTRIES CALL FOR IRELAND TO REVISE ITS RESTRICTIVE ABORTION LAWS

Yesterday (Wednesday, May 11th), Ireland defended its human rights record during a public hearing before the Human Rights Council as part of its second Universal Periodic Review (UPR). The UPR…

ARC Statement on Sabina Higgins Comments 9th May 2016

Abortion Rights Campaign support comments made by Sabina Higgins and call on the Government to call a referendum to Repeal the 8th. The Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) welcome the remarks…