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DUP—Don’t Undertake Pact with these bigots

DUP—Don’t Undertake Pact with these bigots The bigots of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) tried to recall the Stormont Assembly in Northern Ireland for the first time in two and half years on Monday.

Northern Ireland abortion law changes are a victory—but the struggle goes on

Northern Ireland abortion law changes are a victory—but the struggle goes on abortion will be decriminalised in Northern Ireland on 21 October—if a devolved Northern Irish government does not meet before then.

Resisting Trump’s war on women

Resisting Trump’s war on women The United States is a dangerous place to be a woman. An onslaught of laws has chipped away at abortion rights since Donald Trump’s inauguration as president two and a half years ago.

Pro-choice protest stands up to the bigots

Pro-choice protest stands up to the bigots Pro-choice activists gathered in central London last Saturday to oppose the annual March for Life protest.

NHS checks mean women denied access to abortions

NHS checks mean women denied access to abortions The Tories have been forced to admit that migrants were wrongly denied NHS treatment because of racist health charges.

Abortion rights - defend a woman’s right to choose

Abortion rights - defend a woman’s right to choose Parliament was set to debate abortion law in Northern Ireland as Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday.

How Trump plans to bin key abortion regulations—and how he can be beaten back

04 July 2018
Activists are ready to fight the attacks on a woman’s right to choose

Womens’ marches show the mood to relax abortion laws in Northern Ireland

11 June 2018
Pressure is growing on politicians for reform of draconian abortion law in Northern Ireland, reports Sarah Bates

Protests outside parliament after MPs debate abortion law

05 June 2018
Activists protested outside parliament on Tuesday.

Northern Ireland—how Britain rules a last outpost of empire

04 June 2018
Why isn’t Northern Ireland in Ireland?

Irish repeal movement’s historic win deals blow to bigotry

29 May 2018
Irish voters delivered a ­landslide two to one vote to repeal the 8th Amendment and liberalise abortion laws last Saturday.

Victory for abortion rights in Ireland

26 May 2018
The result was conclusive. Over 66 percent voted Yes to repeal the anti-abortion clause in the constitution.

Getting the bigots on the back foot in Ireland

22 May 2018
Sinead is one of tens of thousands of women who have been forced to leave Ireland to access abortion services.

Pro-choice protest pans ‘March for Life’ bigots

09 May 2018
Abortion Rights campaigners protested against a march by anti-choice ­bigots in central London

Abortion Rights campaigners to oppose March for Life bigots in London

01 May 2018
Abortion rights activists will March for Choice in London this Saturday. They are taking action against the anti-choice bigots behind the “March for Life” conference and demonstration

Reports round-up: Pro-choice activists set to take on anti-abortionists

14 November 2017
Plus, Kingsmill strike, Pentonville Five celebration and boiler maintenance workers

Activists vow to keep up the fight as they mark Abortion Act’s 50th anniversary

31 October 2017
Over 230 people attended the Beyond the Backstreets conference in London last Saturday. It was organised by the Abortion Rights campaign to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Abortion Act.

Abortion is a right

24 October 2017
Poorer women in Northern Ireland who come to England to have an abortion will now be able to claim money for travel and accommodation.

Celebrate the 1967 Act—and extend abortion rights too

23 October 2017
Fifty years ago the 1967 Abortion Act marked a major breakthrough for working class women. Sarah Bates looks at what life was like before the Act—and why abortion rights are so crucial

Pro-choice demo in London demands abortion rights for women in Ireland

03 October 2017
Hundreds of pro-choice protesters gathered outside the Irish embassy in London last Saturday to demand abortion rights for women in Ireland.

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