On May 25, the people of Ireland said YES to repeal the Eighth Amendment


On May 25th, the people of Ireland voted overwhelmingly (66.4%) to repeal the Eighth Amendment, removing Ireland’s near-total constitutional ban on abortion once and for all.

1,429,981 of you voted for making Ireland a country that treats women who need abortions with dignity, equality, compassion and respect. This historic vote paves the way for the introduction of human rights compliant abortion laws in Ireland.

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This fight isn’t over yet. We still need to ensure the Irish government delivers on its promise for real access to abortion, and movements across the word need our solidarity and support. Join the It’s Time Movement to kept up to date on the global campaign and information on how you can get involved.


Women’s Voices from the ‘She is Not a Criminal’ Report

This selection of women’s stories was originally collected for the report She is Not a Criminal: the impact of Ireland’s abortion law, in order to document the myriad human rights violations stemming from Ireland’s restrictive abortion laws.