Articles about 'pro-choice'

The Choice: cutting-edge technology offers a fresh take on women’s right to choose

Joanne-Aśka Popińska introduces her innovative VR experience The Choice that puts you in the shoes of a woman considering abortion

Guest Blogger // 31 January 2018

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Reproductive freedom is a class issue

A guest post by Glosswitch about abortion rights, challenging an article by Mark Atilla Hoare who presented, "pro-choice campaigning as a middle-class indulgence which harms "fecund low-income women""

Guest Blogger // 24 July 2013

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7000 Irish women a year travel to the UK for abortions

Cara Murphy highlights how little impact the new Irish abortion legislation would actually have on Irish women, whose only current option is to travel overseas - if they can afford it

Guest Blogger // 15 July 2013

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Anti-choice reasons for abortion

Isobel Greener exposes the sexist values behind the anti-choice position that women can only have abortions if they have been raped.

Guest Blogger // 7 February 2013

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The killing of Savita Halappanavar

Guest blogger Sarah writes about the death of Savita Hapallanavar who was refused an abortion in Ireland which could have saved her life.

Guest Blogger // 14 November 2012

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Thirteen weeks

Poppy shares her story of abortion, arguing that the legal time limit should not be reduced.

Guest Blogger // 15 October 2012

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Why Radio 5 Live’s programme broadcast from a Marie Stopes clinic was a great step forward

A guest post by Georgina Lewis.

Guest Blogger // 29 May 2012

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On “pro-life” fonts and pro-choice protests

Chloe George gives us another very good reason to attend the pro-choice protest in London on Friday.

Guest Blogger // 26 March 2012

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Sex-selective abortion and the right to choose

In light of an investigation by the Daily Telegraph, Laura considers the pro-choice position on sex-selective abortion.

Laura // 23 February 2012

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Protesting Tory attacks on our sex education

A guest post from Beth Granter about an upcoming demonstration against Nadine Dorries' abstinence sex education bill.

Philippa Willitts // 4 January 2012

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Abortions are not the same as pensions

Philippa writes about Frank Field and Nadine Dorries' announced changes to abortion law.

Philippa Willitts // 29 August 2011

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Latest pro-choice news

1) The British Medical Association today voted in support of retaining the current 24-week time limit on abortion, agreeing that there is no scientific justification for cutting it to 20...

Laura // 28 June 2011

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It’s a child’s right to be educated, not given a morality lecture – a response to the Sex and Relationship Education Council

I grew up in the “teenage pregnancy capital of Europe”, Scarborough. When I was 13 in 1998, 55.8% of teenage girls became pregnant at some point.

Guest Blogger // 25 May 2011

Categories: Blog

Birth choice and human rights

The bastards hard-working bods at Sky/BT have deigned to return the internet to me after more than two months in the web-free wasteland, and while I feel like a fish...

Laura // 7 August 2010

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New feature: Is it time for abortion to return to the political agenda?

Anti-choice lobbyists are gearing up as the new coalition government settles in. We should not let them define the terms of debate, says Lisa Ansell, instead we should push for...

Jess McCabe // 2 June 2010

Categories: Blog

Last chance to send your support to Sr McBride

Today is the last day in which to send messages of support to Sr McBride of St Joseph’s Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona. For those who don’t know, Sr McBride has...

Quinn Capes-Ivy // 1 June 2010

Categories: Blog

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