Search Results for Tag: Ireland
Opinion: Argentina’s women will fight on
Argentina’s failure to pass a law legalizing abortion is an historic missed opportunity. Nevertheless, the country has grown through engaging in this debate on women’s rights, says DW’s Veronica Marchiaro.
Date13.08.2018 | 10:06
Tagsabortion, Amnesty International, Argentina, Catholic church, Ireland, Kirchner, Mauricio Macri, Pope Francis, Veronica Marciaro, women's rights
A triumph for women and for Ireland
Ireland has voted overwhelmingly in favor of abolishing the total abortion ban in its constitution. The result is a triumph for women in Ireland and a victory against populism, says Barbara Wesel.
Date27.05.2018 | 8:25
Tagsabortion, abortion ban, Catholic church, child abuse, England, Europe, Ireland, Savita Halappanavar, USA, women's rights
Women in the News
While Russia is pondering imposing restrictions on abortion rights, Amnesty International is urging Ireland to end its abortion ban. Read more news about women here and tell us if we miss something.
Date19.06.2015 | 14:07
TagsAbercrombie & Fitch, abortion, abortion law, abortion rights, Amnesty International, Angela Merkel, Aung San Suu Kyi, civil rights, civil rights activist, headscarf, I can do it, Ireland, muslim woman, Nazi, Rachel Dolezal, russia, women's rights
A murder masked by religion?
The hardest thing for a mother is to lose her child. The pain caused is much greater than that caused by childbirth. Savita Halappanavar was brave enough to accept that she was losing her baby. 31-year-old Savita, a dentist by profession, went to a hospital in Ireland complaining of back pain. After being told that she was miscarrying, she sought medical termination of her pregnancy.
Date20.11.2012 | 9:41