Irish women to go on strike in protest of country’s abortion ban

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Irish women to go on strike in protest of country's abortion ban
It is a criminal offence to have an abortion in Ireland, carrying a 14 year prison sentence

by Siobhan Fenton Social Affairs Correspondent
Jan 23, 2017

Women in Ireland are going on strike to protest the country’s abortion ban.

Pro-choice women will refuse to attend work on 8 March, as part of direct action to make the government pay attention to growing frustration over lack of reproductive rights.

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Source, The Independent: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/irish-women-strike-republic-ireland-abortion-ban-pro-choice-constitution-change-a7541606.html