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The Center filed a new case against Ireland to stop its health care system from turning its back on women in desperate need of help. It’s nearly impossible to go through this life and not [...]

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Ending the Shame

No great leaps in medical technology will ever alter the reality that a certain percentage of pregnancies fail for natural, unavoidable reasons. What can, and what in fact must, change is the care women receive [...]

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Fighting for Women in Ireland

Fighting for Women in Ireland On Nov 13, the Center for Reproductive Rights joined with the Irish organization Doctors for Choice to stand with three women who were forced to leave the country to terminate [...]

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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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D. v. Ireland (European Court of Human Rights)

In April 2005, the Center filed an amicus brief with the European Court of Human Rights in support of a woman, D., who alleged that Ireland’s prohibition of abortion constitutes a violation of the European [...]

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