14 February 2017
Activists are fighting Donald Trump’s new attacks on abortion rights, writes Eleanor Claxton-Mayer
14 February 2017
The 8th Amendment in Ireland makes abortion illegal but there is growing support for repeal and safe access to abortions
21 January 2017
Tens of thousands of people joined the Women's March from the US embassy in Grosvenor Square to Trafalgar Square in London today, Saturday. They were rejecting Donald Trump and the bigotry he represents and thrives on.
13 December 2016
We are already feeling the effect of Donald Trump’s election in the US. The war on women’s rights has started.
01 November 2016
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27 October 2016
People Before Profit TD (MP) Brid Smith challenged the Irish government to prosecute her for possessing tablets which can be used to cause an abortion.
She held up the tablets during a debate on a bill calling for a referendum to repeal the state’s anti-abortion constitutional amendment.
11 October 2016
A wave of mass protests in Poland has smashed a proposed total ban on abortions in a humiliating defeat for the right wing government.
03 October 2016
The fight for abortion rights in Poland has exploded onto the streets.
21 June 2016
US radical director Michael Moore’s film Where to Invade Next? makes some serious points, but badly idealises European society, writes Simon Shaw
14 June 2016
Ireland’s government subjected a woman to cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment because of its abortion laws, according to the United Nations (UN) human rights committee.
17 May 2016
Right wing rags attacked the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) over abortion this week.
12 April 2016
Around 300 people rallied outside the Polish Embassy in London last Saturday against a proposed law that would ban abortion.
05 April 2016
A woman in Northern Ireland was this week given a suspended prison sentence after inducing an abortion.
19 January 2016
Pro-choice activists have taken to the streets against a decision to prosecute a woman for trying to bring about an abortion.
05 January 2016
Sexual health services cut | Anti-choice group launched | Bankers let off the hook | Rail fares rip off workers | Fat cats make workers' yearly pay
01 December 2015
The Belfast High Court has ruled that abortion law in Northern Ireland breaches human rights law.
27 October 2015
Pro-choice activists demonstrated in solidarity with women attending a Marie Stopes abortion clinic in Ealing in west London last Saturday.
20 October 2015
Abortion Law is to be devolved to the Scottish parliament, the secretary of state for Scotland and Tory MP David Mundell announced on Wednesday of last week.
29 September 2015
Thousands marched through Athens last Saturday to mark two years since Nazis murdered anti-racist rapper Pavlos Fyssas.
01 September 2015
There is no evidence that abortions are taking place in Britain on grounds of sex, according to a new government report.