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#reproductive rights

# reproductive-rights - Tuesday 21 September, 2021

Texas doctor sued after defying state's new abortion ban
# Reproductive Rights
# Reproductive Rights

Texas doctor sued after defying state's new abortion ban

Sep 21st 2021, 9:51 AM 19,370 Views 67 Comments

The legislation bans abortions from as early as six weeks into a pregnancy.

# reproductive-rights - Thursday 10 June, 2021

Over 550 people crossed the Irish Sea for an abortion in 2020
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Over 550 people crossed the Irish Sea for an abortion in 2020

Jun 10th 2021, 2:27 PM 12,507 Views 6 Comments

The number of Irish residents having an abortion in the UK has dropped signficantly since the repeal of the eighth amendment.

# reproductive-rights - Friday 4 October, 2019

US Supreme Court to hear challenge to controversial Louisiana abortion law
# Reproductive Rights
# Reproductive Rights

US Supreme Court to hear challenge to controversial Louisiana abortion law

Oct 4th 2019, 9:57 PM 9,864 Views 19 Comments

The case is seen as a test for two new judges appointed by Donald Trump.

# reproductive-rights - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

US judge blocks state law that would ban abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy
# Missouri
# Missouri

US judge blocks state law that would ban abortion after eight weeks of pregnancy

Aug 28th 2019, 7:52 AM 7,565 Views 38 Comments

A judge in Kansas City said the law violates a previous Supreme Court ruling.

# reproductive-rights - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

China looks set to scrap its two-child policy by 2020
# Family Planning
# Family Planning

China looks set to scrap its two-child policy by 2020

Aug 28th 2018, 9:18 AM 24,581 Views 47 Comments

Removing the limit could spell the end of nearly 40 years of restrictions on having children.

# reproductive-rights - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

As it happened: 'In an ideal world abortion would never be needed, but we can't wish it away'
Live Nov 8th 2017, 8:35 PM

As it happened: 'In an ideal world abortion would never be needed, but we can't wish it away'

# reproductive-rights - Friday 4 August, 2017

'Our reproductive health laws have come to the attention of the UN Torture Committee'
# Column
# Column

'Our reproductive health laws have come to the attention of the UN Torture Committee'

Aug 4th 2017, 6:30 AM 16,645 Views 179 Comments

Ireland’s abortion laws are cruel, inhuman, degrading and discriminatory, writes Niall Behan.

# reproductive-rights - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Graphic pro-life 'education project' to take place in Dublin today
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Graphic pro-life 'education project' to take place in Dublin today

Jul 29th 2017, 12:05 AM 26,961 Views 174 Comments

Abortion providers have criticised organisers for ‘intimidating’ women.

# reproductive-rights - Friday 30 June, 2017

Doctor who led Savita inquiry: 'Ireland can't depend on UK for 3,000 abortions a year'
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Doctor who led Savita inquiry: 'Ireland can't depend on UK for 3,000 abortions a year'

Jun 30th 2017, 6:15 AM 12,605 Views 134 Comments

“If I’m the Irish government, I should take responsibility for Irish women,” Professor Arulkumaran told TheJournal.ie.

# reproductive-rights - Saturday 27 May, 2017

My abortion: 'I don't want to be eternally attached to someone I do not love'
# Reproductive Rights
# Reproductive Rights

My abortion: 'I don't want to be eternally attached to someone I do not love'

May 27th 2017, 7:30 PM 47,409 Views 311 Comments

I feel like a woman and for the first time I feel like a responsible adult who made a very painful decision for all the right reasons.

# reproductive-rights - Sunday 19 March, 2017

'When the fasten seatbelt light illuminates, my right to decide what happens to my body is paused'
# Abortion Rights
# Abortion Rights

'When the fasten seatbelt light illuminates, my right to decide what happens to my body is paused'

Mar 19th 2017, 3:30 PM 363 Views 106 Comments

I’m an ex-pat in London but I turned the frustration I felt about Ireland’s lack of reproductive rights into action, writes Cara Sanquest.

# reproductive-rights - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

What Irish women want: 'We must demand what is right and challenge what is frightening'
# International Women's Day
# International Women's Day

What Irish women want: 'We must demand what is right and challenge what is frightening'

Mar 8th 2017, 7:00 AM 509 Views 94 Comments

What does it mean to be a woman in 2017 and what are women’s hopes for equality and fairness?

# reproductive-rights - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Debate Room: Can you be pro-life and a feminist?
# Read Me
# Read Me

Debate Room: Can you be pro-life and a feminist?

Mar 4th 2017, 9:30 AM 3,407 Views 131 Comments

Is it possible to oppose abortion rights and still call yourself a feminist?

# reproductive-rights - Friday 6 January, 2017

Nollaig na mBan 2017: 'Do we trust Irish women to make the best decisions for themselves in pregnancy?'
# Column
# Column

Nollaig na mBan 2017: 'Do we trust Irish women to make the best decisions for themselves in pregnancy?'

Jan 6th 2017, 7:30 PM 201 Views 139 Comments

On Nollaig na mBan, a day when traditionally women celebrate their Christmas, 12 women are travelling abroad for healthcare that is unavailable to them here, writes Orla O’Connor.

# reproductive-rights - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Lena Dunham apologises after saying she 'wished she had an abortion'
# Delusional Girl Persona
# Delusional Girl Persona

Lena Dunham apologises after saying she 'wished she had an abortion'

Dec 21st 2016, 3:35 PM 16,449 Views 30 Comments

The actor and writer blamed the comments on her “delusional girl persona”.

# reproductive-rights - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Abortion: 'Rights of tomorrow’s women continue to be abridged by yesterday’s men'
# Read Me
# Read Me

Abortion: 'Rights of tomorrow’s women continue to be abridged by yesterday’s men'

Nov 30th 2016, 7:00 AM 132 Views 84 Comments

America’s new VP, Mike Pence, embodies a worrying strand of male influence within the reproductive rights debate, writes Ronan Mullen.

# reproductive-rights - Thursday 29 October, 2015

This moving dedication in Gloria Steinem's new book is going viral
# Dedication
From The Daily Edge
# Dedication

This moving dedication in Gloria Steinem's new book is going viral

Oct 29th 2015, 7:29 PM 3,973 Views 1 Comment

Steinem thanked the doctor who gave her an abortion 58 years ago.

# reproductive-rights - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Opinion: 'At the heart of Irish law is an inescapable fact... we are second class citizens'
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Opinion: 'At the heart of Irish law is an inescapable fact... we are second class citizens'

Jul 29th 2014, 8:30 PM 409 Views 247 Comments

Enshrined into law and sanctioned in social service provision is this attitude: women in Ireland are vessels to be filled and emptied at men’s discretion.

# reproductive-rights - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Column: Ireland's reproductive revolution – are women now in control?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ireland's reproductive revolution – are women now in control?

Oct 3rd 2013, 7:15 AM 183 Views 168 Comments

Irish women have been actively demanding the freedom to choose when or if they become pregnant for over 40 years; a great deal has changed regarding contraception, but have we come far enough? asks Fiona Dunkin.

# reproductive-rights - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Column: Change to the Constitution is needed in order to protect women’s lives
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Change to the Constitution is needed in order to protect women’s lives

Apr 10th 2013, 8:47 PM 62 Views 108 Comments

The recently completed HSE report into the tragic death of Savita Halappanavar’s death has pointed to Ireland’s unworkable legal situation as a significant factor in her medical treatment, writes Clara Fischer.

# reproductive-rights - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

'Over 2,000' attend sit-down protest for Savita at Leinster House
# Savita
# Savita

'Over 2,000' attend sit-down protest for Savita at Leinster House

Nov 14th 2012, 7:07 PM 17,330 Views 141 Comments

Demonstrators sat on the ground during a moment of silence, while speakers argued for legislation on abortion.

Calls for X Case legislation after woman denied an abortion dies in Galway hospital
# Savita
# Savita

Calls for X Case legislation after woman denied an abortion dies in Galway hospital

Nov 14th 2012, 2:34 AM 30,623 Views 273 Comments

Savita Halappanavar died from septicaemia following a miscarriage which lasted almost three days. She repeatedly asked for the foetus to be removed but her requests were turned down.

# reproductive-rights - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

New figures show outcome of pregnancies as a result of rape
# Rape
# Rape

New figures show outcome of pregnancies as a result of rape

Feb 29th 2012, 1:42 PM 6,317 Views 48 Comments

More than half of women who became pregnant after rape went on to parent the child.