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Outcome of Irish Referendum on Abortion is a Momentous Result for Reproductive Rights

Outcome of Irish Referendum on Abortion is a Momentous Result for Reproductive Rights (GENEVA) The Center for Reproductive Rights celebrates today’s referendum result in favour of repeal of the Irish constitutional prohibition on abortion as [...]

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Irish Parliamentary Committee Recommends Abortion Law Reform

Irish Parliamentary Committee Recommends Abortion Law Reform European Union Pledges 500 Million Euros Towards Gender Equality Fund (PRESS RELEASE)Today the Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution—a select committee of the Irish Parliament [...]

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U.N. Committee: Criminalization of Abortion in Ireland Violates Woman’s Human Rights

U.N. Committee: Criminalization of Abortion in Ireland Violates Woman's Human Rights New Decision Marks Second Time the U.N. Human Rights Committee Calls for Abortion Law Reform in Ireland (PRESS RELEASE) The United Nations Human Rights [...]

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Irish Government to Provide Monetary Reparations Following Landmark United Nations Abortion Case

Irish Government to Provide Monetary Reparations Following Landmark United Nations Abortion Case (PRESS RELEASE) The Irish government intends to give compensation to Amanda Mellet following a landmark decision from the United Nations Human Rights Committee recognizing [...]

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U.N. Committee Finds Ireland’s Abortion Laws Are Cruel, Inhumane and Degrading

U.N. Committee Finds Ireland's Abortion Laws Are Cruel, Inhumane and Degrading (PRESS RELEASE) Ireland’s abortion laws subjected a woman to cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment, according to a landmark decision from the United Nations Human [...]

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United Nations: Ireland Must Expand Access To Safe And Legal Abortion Services

United Nations: Ireland Must Expand Access To Safe And Legal Abortion Services (PRESS RELEASE) A United Nations (U.N.) Committee has ordered Ireland to amend its law and constitution to legalize abortion services for pregnant women [...]

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Center for Reproductive Rights Brings Second Case Against Ireland Abortion Laws to United Nations

Center for Reproductive Rights Brings Second Case Against Ireland Abortion Laws to United Nations (PRESS RELEASE) Today the Center for Reproductive Rights filed its second challenge to Ireland’s abortion laws before the United Nations Human [...]

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Irish Woman Forced to Travel Abroad for Abortion Brings Case to United Nations

Irish Woman Forced to Travel Abroad for Abortion Brings Case to U.N. (PRESS RELEASE) Today the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a case before the United Nations Human Rights Committee on behalf of Amanda Mellet [...]

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Ireland President Michael D. Higgins Signs Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013 Into Law

Ireland President Michael D. Higgins Signs Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013 Into Law Legislation Only For Women Whose Live Are At Risk Fails to Expand Access to Safe and Legal Abortion (PRESS RELEASE) [...]

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Ireland To Enact Abortion Legislation Only For Women Whose Lives Are At Risk

Ireland To Enact Abortion Legislation Only For Women Whose Lives Are At Risk Seanad Approves Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill, Legislation Fails to Expand Access to Safe and Legal Abortion (PRESS RELEASE) After a [...]

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Dáil Approves Ireland Abortion Legislation Only For Women Whose Lives Are At Risk

Dáil Approves Ireland Abortion Legislation Only For Women Whose Lives Are At Risk Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013 Goes to the Seanad For Final Vote, Legislation Fails to Expand Access to Safe and [...]

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Irish Government Agrees on Abortion Legislation For Women Whose Lives Are at Risk

Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill Does Little to Expand Access to Safe and Legal Abortion (PRESS RELEASE) The Irish government published yesterday the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill 2013, new abortion legislation designed, [...]

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New Legislation Introduced in Ireland Would Provide Needed Clarity on Legal Abortion For Women Suffering Life-Threatening Conditions

New Legislation in Ireland Would Provide Clarity on Legal Abortion For Women Suffering Life-Threatening Conditions (PRESS RELEASE) The Irish government published yesterday the first outline of new abortion legislation aimed at providing doctors and individuals [...]

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