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“If they get it, what will they do with it?” – was the question begged by those opposing votes for women in 1918

“If they get it, what will they do with it?” was the question begged by those opposing votes for women in 1918.

100 years on and I am excited and proud that the women of Ireland and their allies have the opportunity to answer that question in May 2018 when they turn out to vote on repealing the 8th Amendment. I hope that people use this right to vote for a more progressive, more equal and more forward thinking Ireland.

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Why the Scottish Irish Abortion Rights Campaign exists

The moment anyone with a womb steps onto Irish soil, their human rights are affected.

This is not an exaggeration. In fact the UN has said – consistently – that Ireland is violating Human Rights with its ‘cruel and inhumane’ laws on reproductive rights.

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