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#Irish Family Planning Association

From TheJournal.ie Could an Irish woman be jailed for taking an abortion pill? Legal Situation

Could an Irish woman be jailed for taking an abortion pill?

The short answer is that it’s difficult to rule out the possibility.

From TheJournal.ie Crisis pregnancy services will not face charges over abortion advice Abortion

Crisis pregnancy services will not face charges over abortion advice

The HSE has now clarified what advice should be given around abortion pills.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is NOT one of the safest places on the planet to have a baby Pregnancy

Ireland is NOT one of the safest places on the planet to have a baby

A UN report shows thirty countries with a lower maternal mortality rate.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Ireland's law on abortion is a shambles entirely of the State’s creation Pregnancy

Opinion: Ireland's law on abortion is a shambles entirely of the State’s creation

The case of Ms Y highlights the cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment girls and women are subjected to because of Ireland’s abortion laws.

More women seeking post-abortion counselling say IFPA

The Irish Family Planning Association have also reported an increase in STI screenings in its 2012 report.

From TheJournal.ie Women over 45 'less likely to have smear tests' Cervical Cancer

Women over 45 'less likely to have smear tests'

The Irish Family Planning Association is this week encouraging women between 25 and 60 to go for free cervical smears.

From TheJournal.ie No interim measures in place to deal with life-threatening pregnancies Abortion

No interim measures in place to deal with life-threatening pregnancies

Minister James Reilly has confirmed that nothing has changed for women with life-threatening pregnancies despite a 2010 European Court ruling against Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Cervical cancer dangers highlighted as awareness week begins Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer dangers highlighted as awareness week begins

Fine Gael’s Seanad health spokesperson has urged women to book a smear test for the condition, which kills 90 people in Ireland every year.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland may legislate for abortion following European court ruling Abortion

Ireland may legislate for abortion following European court ruling

One of the three women who claimed that her rights were violated by Ireland’s ban on abortion wins a landmark legal challenge.