Ireland’s repeal of abortion law called for liberation on women’s bodies

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Ireland took further steps on its abortion law with its historical referendum on Friday. The huge turn-out was a success for women’s rights as the poll results on Saturday suggested a pro-repeal by 66.4 percent as opposed to the 33.6 percent who were against the idea. It was in response […]

The Pro-Choice/Pro-Life Debate Rages on in Ireland

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By Summun Jafri This week¬†The Irish Times¬†reported the death of a woman at the University Hospital Galway in Ireland. Her death was largely blamed on her doctors’ refusal to give her an abortion. Savita Halappanavar, a 31-year-old Dentist, arrived at the hospital when she was seventeen weeks pregnant with complaints […]