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Abortion and the Narrative of Shame: Why We Won’t Stop Shouting

Trigger warning: Article contains discussion of abortion and the laws surrounding it. — The week of the Irish referendum, I barely achieved anything. Reports were left unwritten, emails left unanswered. My flat – which needed to be cleared and vacated right after the referendum looked like a bomb had hit it. …

The Faces behind the Repeal the Eighth Campaign

On the 25th May, Ireland will vote on whether to change their abortion laws and repeal the eighth amendment. It has been a long and at times, dangerous campaign for many women and men, but who are the people fighting to repeal the eighth? For many of us, particularly in …

Repeal the 8th: Everything You Need to Know About Abortion in Ireland

Trigger warning: This post contains talk of abortion. — Abortion has been free, safe, and legal in Britain for 50 years. Any person who requires abortion for any reason can be assisted, treated, and receive after-care, all with the aid of the NHS. In the Republic of Ireland, however the …