Tags: Reproductive rights

Commons passes bill and amendment on abortion in NI

Commons passes bill and amendment on abortion in NI

Posted: Thu, 25 Oct 2018

The NSS has called for reform of Northern Ireland's abortion laws after MPs passed a bill and an amendment on the subject this week. Read More »

NI women will be able to access abortions in Ireland, minister says

NI women will be able to access abortions in Ireland, minister says

Posted: Wed, 08 Aug 2018

Women from Northern Ireland will be able to access abortion services in the Republic of Ireland, an Irish minister has said. Read More »

NSS welcomes Conway Hall launch of 'Victorian Blogging' project

NSS welcomes Conway Hall launch of 'Victorian Blogging' project

Posted: Wed, 06 Sep 2017

The National Secular Society has welcomed a new project from Conway Hall which will highlight the work of Victorian radicals on major issues of the 19th century, including secularism. Read More »

Supreme Court rules NI women don’t have equal right to abortion services in England

Supreme Court rules NI women don’t have equal right to abortion services in England

Posted: Wed, 14 Jun 2017

In a three/two decision, the UK Supreme Court has ruled that UK citizens normally resident in Northern Ireland do not have a right to free abortion services from NHS England on the same basis as other UK citizens. Read More »

Religious-right lobby succeeds in sabotaging progressive EP report on women’s reproductive rights

Religious-right lobby succeeds in sabotaging progressive EP report on women’s reproductive rights

Posted: Wed, 11 Dec 2013

After an extensive and well-organised lobbying effort from the religious right, the European Parliament has, on Human Rights day, rejected a progressive Report on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). Read More »

Catholic midwives face further legal challenge to “conscience” exemption

Catholic midwives face further legal challenge to “conscience” exemption

Posted: Mon, 17 Jun 2013

Two Catholic midwives who, in April, won a legal case at Scotland's supreme civil court for the right to conscientious exemption from all involvement in abortion procedures, now face a further legal challenge. Read More »