Abortion was never really an option in my estate. Most people didn’t have a passport, let alone the money to go abroad. This fabled ‘boat to England’ to take care of an unwanted pregnancy can cost up to 2000 euros … Continued
“It’s great that there are people who can access this kind of treatment online,” Clarke said. “But they shouldn’t have to. They should be able to go to their local clinic and get it there. We shouldn’t be saying to … Continued
“But I think this research really shows that in 2017 self-sourced abortion is a network of people helping and supporting each other through what’s really a safe and effective process in the comfort of their own homes, and I think … Continued
‘Both of these women were basically told that they weren’t suicidal enough,’ Mara Clarke, the founder of the Abortion Support Network charity, told The Times. ‘One woman was refused her visa to travel for an abortion and attempted suicide for the third … Continued
These days I am still ‘pro-life’- I am pro women’s lives.
Two women who had attempted suicide more than once were turned down for abortions in Ireland, a support group has said. Both women were immigrants who needed visas if they were going to travel to the UK for a legal … Continued
Scotland is considering the offer of free abortions to women who travel from Northern Ireland, where they risk life imprisonment if they have an illegal termination.
Although the health secretary has accepted that it is within his power to arrange for abortion services to be provided to women from Northern Ireland through the NHS in England, he has refused to exercise that power, the daughter’s lawyer … Continued
Today, the Supreme Court narrowly upheld the Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt’s, ban on NHS-funded abortion care in England for women resident in Northern Ireland. The appeal was brought by a young woman, who in 2012 as a … Continued
“The provision of free access to abortion services for all UK citizens would be a small change that would make a real difference to women who may otherwise struggle to afford the cost of private treatment,” Ruairi Rowan, senior advocacy … Continued