Northern Ireland

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. …

Northern Ireland Abortions: Not a Solution, but a Significant Win

People of Northern Ireland will now be able to receive free abortions on the NHS in England after Labour MP Stella Creasy tabled an amendment to the Queen’s Speech. Before the amendment was due to be debated, the government spared Theresa May a likely defeat by agreeing to the demands. The …