The Abortion Support Network (ASN) said it was guiding immigrant women in Ireland towards Dutch abortion facilities because it was taking too long to obtain visas for English clinics.
Three pro-choice groups have warned that anti-abortion groups in Malta are spreading misinformation in a bid to prevent women from accessing safe and legal abortions overseas
Mara Clarke from the London-based Abortion Support Network said that amid the “international hue and cry over Alabama”, people in Britain and across the world should never forget that in one part of the UK there was “an even more … Continued
Activists in the UK have pointed out that women in Northern Ireland face even harsher laws, including life in jail for having a termination. They have accused the Westminster government of being complicit in these ‘human rights abuses,’ which mean … Continued
Over the past few days, talk of abortion on social media has rightfully increased. The awareness-raising is mainly down to a series of bills recently passed in the U.S.; in particular, Alabama’s highly restrictive abortion law. Plenty of UK citizens … Continued
It’s now been one year since the Republic of Ireland chose to give women autonomy over their lives and bodies. In a landslide referendum on 25 May 2018, the country voted overwhelmingly in favour of legalising abortion by repealing the … Continued
The passage of last week’s highly restrictive bill banning almost all abortions in Alabama sparked strong reactions in the United States. It also, however, resonated abroad, and particularly in the United Kingdom, where at least one population is intimately familiar … Continued
The controversial debate on Malta’s stringent abortion laws has shifted from Facebook forums to the highest levels of politics just in time for the European election.
Ireland’s new legislation leaves many behind. There is a stigmatising and non evidence-based mandatory waiting period, sparse provision in certain parts of the country, doctors interpreting the law overly cautiously for fear of criminal sanctions. And a cut-off period of … Continued
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 5 June 2019 Charities warn that anti-choice groups in Malta are targeting women with “lies and misinformation” to prevent them accessing legal abortion care overseas Charities raise their concerns after hearing reports of anti-abortion … Continued