Ireland – ‘What if someone is 11 weeks now?’: Concerns that HSE’s abortion helpline fails to provide for deaf people

'What if someone is 11 weeks now?': Concerns that HSE's abortion helpline fails to provide for deaf people
The HSE says it is working to make the phone line accessible “as soon as possible”.

Jan 5, 2019

DISABILITY CAMPAIGNERS HAVE raised concerns about the HSE’s My Options crisis pregnancy hotline not being accessible to people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing.

Following last year’s vote in favour of liberalising Ireland’s abortion laws, terminations became available at hospitals, family planning services and GPs on New Year’s Day.

Continued: https://www.thejournal.ie/my-options-deaf-service-4422012-Jan2019/

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Ireland – Abortion Rights Campaign to host seventh annual March for Choice later this month

Abortion Rights Campaign to host seventh annual March for Choice later this month
The march is set to highlight the fact that no legislation has been put in place since the referendum was repealed.

Kate Demolder
Sep 24, 2018

The seventh Annual March for Choice – organised by the Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) – will take place in Dublin later this month, to highlight the fact that "nothing has changed" since the referendum on abortion was repealed back in May.

The march, taking place on Saturday 29 September, will see thousands take to the street to celebrate "recent victories and to ensure that no one is left behind as we move forward."

Continued: https://www.joe.ie/news/march-choice-september-641777

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