‘Abortion Support Network helped clients access abortions during the Icelandic volcano when there were zero flights, and many of our clients can’t fly Ryanair in the first place as Ryanair will only accept a passport as ID. Is it a … Continued
“It’s not politics, it’s patriarchy. Many call us and say they were against abortions until their daughter or herself became involuntarily pregnant. We must get this attitude out of our heads!”
The club night at The Yard in Hackney Wick raises money and awareness for Abortion Support Network, who assist people from Ireland and Northern Ireland in traveling to access a safe and legal abortion
Since you became the head of this country, Taoiseach, over 1,000 women have left Ireland for an abortion. So don’t tell us that we’re not ready.
A reproductive rights group in the country is offering to help and support women who have found themselves suddenly without a crucial flight to the Britain.
I don’t know quite how a modern abortion law would go – perhaps it would start by ditching the 1861 act, having no time limit and allowing abortion at a woman’s request – but I know that the threat of … Continued
But the ASN director Mara Clarke said: “Even if the government will be covering the procedure and all other associated costs, this is still only a plaster to the disease that is the abortion law in Northern Ireland. “While this … Continued
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