“ASN and our supporters know that making abortion against the law never stops abortion,” the charity’s founder, Mara Clarke, said. It makes abortion inconvenient for those with financial and other supports, and catastrophic for those who are marginalized, at risk, … Continued
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The charity believes not being able to afford an abortion should never be the only reason why someone should become a parent .
A charity that helped Irish women to travel for abortions is to expand and help women in Malta and Gibraltar.
These services will alleviate to a great extent the discriminatory and cruel situation women in Malta are forced to live in. By abrogating itself from its duties and responsibilities, the state forces women to find their own way to acquire … Continued
“We have been providing our services to Ireland, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man for almost 10 years and have an excellent network of donors, volunteers and supporters who believe that ‘I can’t afford an abortion’ should never be … Continued
In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, ASN brings the gift of confidential, non-judgemental information and funding for abortion costs to new countries Roses are Red, Violets are Blue Ireland has safe legal abortion So we’re expanding to help Malta and Gibraltar … Continued
“Any person who can get an abortion in Ireland without having to get on a plane or a boat is a victory, but this law is going to leave a lot of people behind,” Clarke told the Thomson Reuters Foundation.
Although terminations, including the mandatory two doctor’s appointments, are free for women from the Republic, the Health Service Executive (HSE) said northern women will have to pay.
A hold up to the Abortion Reform Bill is being blamed on the increased workload currently on the UK’s civil service because of the country’s planned departure from the European Union.
Despite the majority of voters saying “yes” to legal abortion in a historic referendum in May, women in Ireland are still having to travel across borders to terminate their unwanted pregnancies. “We get called saying, ‘I thought it was settled’,” … Continued