Celebrations are planned in several parts of Ireland, in London and probably elsewhere too. We hope to share photos and reports next week. Meanwhile, two women’s groups talk about how they see the picture one year on: Why Ireland still … Continued
“In June 2019, the Google Ads healthcare and medicines policy for abortion will be updated with the following requirements for advertisers in the United States, United Kingdom, and Ireland: Advertisers who want to run ads using keywords related to getting … Continued
Cork-based GP and co-founder of Doctors for Choice Ireland, Dr Mary Favier describes how she campaigned for many years to remove the 8th Amendment as it was harmful to Irish women’s health. Dr Favier takes us on a moving journey from Ireland’s past, present and future showcasing the devastating struggles Irish women have faced in relation to abortions in Ireland in the past and the hope which we live in now as a result of the successful repeal of the 8th amendment. She is a specialist in family medicine and is in practice in Cork. She is a member of the Irish College of General Practitioners (ICGP) and a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners. She is a guest teacher on the University College Cork post-graduate general practitioner training scheme. She has been Chair of Education in the ICGP and is currently president-elect of the ICGP. She advocated improving clinical care by introducing early medical abortion provision in primary care settings in Ireland.
Introduction In the midst of the continuing shower of news from all over the world that I share with you, I’ve been collecting stories for a feature on Ireland. This is not a definitive piece, that will come from those … Continued
The letter lists the people who will be left behind by the new abortion legislation, the people who will still call Abortion Support Network. Some of them ASN will be able to help. Others, like many who have slipped through the safety net …