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#Irish Family Planning Association

# irish-family-planning-association - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

‘Threat of criminal sanctions’ hangs over medical abortion providers, committee hears
# Health Committee
# Health Committee

‘Threat of criminal sanctions’ hangs over medical abortion providers, committee hears

Apr 27th 2022, 1:20 PM 7,316 Views 2 Comments

Ireland’s abortion law makes anyone who aids or abets abortion outside the specific terms of the Act liable for criminal prosecution.

# irish-family-planning-association - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Could an Irish woman be jailed for taking an abortion pill?
# Legal Situation
# Legal Situation

Could an Irish woman be jailed for taking an abortion pill?

Apr 5th 2016, 8:00 PM 22,042 Views 95 Comments

The short answer is that it’s difficult to rule out the possibility.

# irish-family-planning-association - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Crisis pregnancy services will not face charges over abortion advice
# Abortion
# Abortion

Crisis pregnancy services will not face charges over abortion advice

Dec 10th 2014, 4:53 PM 7,624 Views 22 Comments

The HSE has now clarified what advice should be given around abortion pills.

# irish-family-planning-association - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Ireland is NOT one of the safest places on the planet to have a baby
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Ireland is NOT one of the safest places on the planet to have a baby

Nov 18th 2014, 7:00 AM 23,415 Views 69 Comments

A UN report shows thirty countries with a lower maternal mortality rate.

# irish-family-planning-association - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Opinion: Ireland's law on abortion is a shambles entirely of the State’s creation
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Opinion: Ireland's law on abortion is a shambles entirely of the State’s creation

Sep 27th 2014, 8:00 AM 160 Views 112 Comments

The case of Ms Y highlights the cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment girls and women are subjected to because of Ireland’s abortion laws.

# irish-family-planning-association - Thursday 12 December, 2013

More women seeking post-abortion counselling say IFPA
# Irish Family Planning Association
# Irish Family Planning Association

More women seeking post-abortion counselling say IFPA

Dec 12th 2013, 10:00 AM 5,772 Views 197 Comments

The Irish Family Planning Association have also reported an increase in STI screenings in its 2012 report.

# irish-family-planning-association - Monday 21 January, 2013

Women over 45 'less likely to have smear tests'
# Cervical Cancer
# Cervical Cancer

Women over 45 'less likely to have smear tests'

Jan 21st 2013, 6:30 AM 5,584 Views 14 Comments

The Irish Family Planning Association is this week encouraging women between 25 and 60 to go for free cervical smears.

# irish-family-planning-association - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

No interim measures in place to deal with life-threatening pregnancies
# Abortion
# Abortion

No interim measures in place to deal with life-threatening pregnancies

Apr 4th 2012, 1:21 PM 3,016 Views 188 Comments

Minister James Reilly has confirmed that nothing has changed for women with life-threatening pregnancies despite a 2010 European Court ruling against Ireland.

# irish-family-planning-association - Monday 23 January, 2012

Cervical cancer dangers highlighted as awareness week begins
# Cervical Cancer
# Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer dangers highlighted as awareness week begins

Jan 23rd 2012, 7:15 AM 2,007 Views 3 Comments

Fine Gael’s Seanad health spokesperson has urged women to book a smear test for the condition, which kills 90 people in Ireland every year.

# irish-family-planning-association - Thursday 16 December, 2010

Ireland may legislate for abortion following European court ruling
# Abortion
# Abortion

Ireland may legislate for abortion following European court ruling

Dec 16th 2010, 12:35 PM 1,198 Views 0 Comments

One of the three women who claimed that her rights were violated by Ireland’s ban on abortion wins a landmark legal challenge.