Tag Archives: Stigma

Sharing stories: some illnesses were sympathised with and some had to be kept shamefully secret

As part of our Citizens Assembly submission we gathered the real stories of real women who had been affected by the 8th Amendment. Now, as we approach the referendum to remove the…

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Sharing stories: What excuse could I use to justify being hospitalised

As part of our Citizens Assembly submission we gathered the real stories of real women who had been affected by the 8th Amendment. Now, as we approach the referendum to remove the…

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Sharing stories: I was fragile teenager being told to keep the pregnancy

As part of our Citizens Assembly submission we gathered the real stories of real women who had been affected by the 8th Amendment. Now, as we approach the referendum to remove the…

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Let’s talk about Safe, Legal and Rare

  One of our aims in the Abortion Rights Campaign is to campaign for real and realistic access to abortion. Another is to remove the stigma and shame around abortion…

Why I’m Marching: The terror of no choice

As we do every year, we’ve been asking you to tell us why you are marching in this year’s March for Choice. Thanks to all who have sent us your thoughts….