Northern Ireland

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Three Families is a reminder that the fight for abortion rights in Northern Ireland isn’t over

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Moya Crockett
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    Politics

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Stella Creasy
People

Stella Creasy debates Northern Ireland abortion laws in parliament while holding her baby

The Labour MP asked the government what it plans to do about abortion services in Northern Ireland.

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Hollie Richardson
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Abortion coronavirus protests Poland
Life

Covid-19 is having a frightening effect on abortion rights around the world

In times of crisis, it’s disturbing to see how quickly women’s bodily autonomy is restricted – but there are things we can do to help.

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Moya Crockett
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Derry Girls' Jamie-Lee O'Donnell on stage at Stylist Live LUXE.
People

Derry Girls’ Jamie Lee O’Donnell just nailed why it’s so important to see flawed female characters

“Women can just be assholes, the same as men.”

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Lauren Geall
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Jonathan Van Ness
Life

Queer Eye and Derry Girls just joined forces to celebrate Northern Ireland’s good news

This is sparking joy across the internet.

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Hollie Richardson
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Alexandra Nommay
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“I’ve spent 4 years helping Northern Irish women access abortions in Manchester”

A nurse shares heartbreaking stories of “silent and scared” patients forced to travel to England for abortions.

Northern Ireland abortion
Visible Women

As Northern Ireland decriminalises abortion, let’s celebrate the women who got us here

From grassroots activists to women who faced prosecution for having abortions, we should pay tribute to those who helped make history.

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Moya Crockett
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Sarah Ewart after Northern Ireland abortion law ruling
Visible Women

“I fought Northern Ireland’s restrictive abortion law in the courts – and won”

Sarah Ewart, who successfully proved that Northern Ireland’s abortion law breaches the UK’s human rights commitments, shares her story with Stylist.

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Moya Crockett
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Lyra McKee, journalist murdered in Londonderry
Books

Lyra McKee’s anthology of “expression and courage” to be published one year after her murder

The activist was shot in Derry earlier this year.

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Hollie Richardson
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Northern Ireland Bill: abortion and same-sex marriage to be extended to Northern Ireland
Life

Northern Ireland’s ban on abortion and same-sex marriage has officially been lifted

It’s a momentous day for women and LGBTQ+ people in Northern Ireland. Here’s what you need to know.

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Moya Crockett
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Northern Ireland abortion laws: MPs vote for change
Life

MPS have backed huge abortion law changes in Northern Ireland, but not including Boris Johnson

Johnson said it should remain a “devolved issue”.

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Hollie Richardson
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Life

Abortion in Northern Ireland: this is how to support a new vote to change the law

It's as simple as clicking a button

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Moya Lothian-McLean
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Lauren Geall
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The number of Northern Irish women seeking abortions in England and Wales has risen significantly

New statistics show an increase of 22% in the number of women travelling to access reproductive care.

People

Until abortion laws change, Sophie Turner won’t work in Northern Ireland or Georgia

It's one of the reasons why the actor says she's glad that Game of Thrones, which partially filmed in Belfast, is over.

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Scenes in Dublin after Ireland's abortion referendum
Visible Women

One year after Ireland’s abortion referendum, we asked women how life has changed

Pro-choice activists, a politician and a doctor reflect on the highs and lows of the last 12 months.

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Moya Crockett
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Theresa May
Life

Theresa May was asked to support abortion reform in Northern Ireland — here’s what she said

The Prime Minister needs to step up.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Game of Thrones finale: Tyrion Lannister
Life

Game of Thrones finale: every spoiler and behind-the-scenes secret worth knowing

Desperate for Game of Thrones secrets? Just ask your Belfast taxi driver...

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Kayleigh Dray
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Handmaids Tale protest against abortion laws
Life

The Alabama abortion ban is disturbing. Northern Ireland’s is even worse

Anti-women bills in the US have the shock of the new. But old laws in place in Northern Ireland are just as scandalous.

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Moya Crockett
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Lyra McKee remembered at her funeral
Visible Women

Art becomes activism with a mural dedicated to murdered journalist Lyra McKee

Artists have dedicated a wall piece to Lyra in Belfast

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Hollie Richardson
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Moya Crockett
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Why Northern Ireland’s abortion laws must be changed by Theresa May’s government

According to a major new report by the Women and Equalities Committee.

Lyra McKee, journalist murdered in Londonderry
Visible Women

Remembering Lyra McKee, a courageous woman killed while doing her job

Northern Irish journalist Lyra McKee was shot dead during riots in Londonderry on Thursday. We should never forget her name.

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Moya Crockett
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