Abortion is illegal on the Isle of Man unless carried out after a criminal offence or on mental health grounds. Will this change during the next Parliament?
Women in the Isle of Man should have the same abortion rights as those in England, Scotland and Wales, a Member of the House of Keys (MHK) says. Fewer than 10 terminations happen each year on the island because, in … Continued
A pro-choice campaigner says she fears Precious Life may have used her name in a controversial petition to oppose abortion in the event of fatal foetal abnormality.
Through The Funding Frontier campaign, the charity is seeking to raise £7,000 towards the fundraiser position, which it says has become necessary to help it meet rising demand for the charity’s services and to enable the charity to grow, with £10,500 … Continued
This is the true cost of criminalising abortion. Many women will be able to get around the law. These women have friends and family who are supportive, or jobs that mean they can fund themselves. Others will risk imprisonment and … Continued
Irish regulators are seizing an increasing number of abortion pills entering the country, denying thousands of women access to basic reproductive care. Exclusive figures obtained by Broadly under the Freedom of Information Act from the Republic of Ireland’s Health Products … Continued
“Why should we care” are you asking? “We aren’t Irish” – ok, no we’re not. But we are Human and we have hearts and feelings that matter. And we have voices that in 2016 should not be kept down. The … Continued
Activism and social change are built on the backs of people willing to give up their time and labour for nothing. We might be scared by Trump, or angry about Brexit, but to be clichéd: change starts at home. Work … Continued
“You learn, ‘There but for the grace of God, a credit card or a friend able to loan you $500, go I,’” explains Mara Clarke of the Abortion Support Network. Clarke is a long-time abortion advocate who, as part of … Continued
And if Carphone Warehouse is willing to slap ‘pro-choice’ on its advertisements, that is an incredible sign of progress. Now, at the same time, the lefty in me, is like ‘Come on, really. So, you’re gonna put pro-choice in your … Continued