• 7 Jun 2018

    The Government’s under mounting pressure to reform Northern Ireland’s strict abortion laws – after Supreme Court justices said that in some cases they were incompatible with human rights legislation. The court dismissed a legal challenge by campaigners – but said the ban needed “radical reconsideration”. One of the women whose case formed part of the challenge said they would…

  • 31 May 2018

    There were chaotic scenes in Belfast as campaigners defied strict anti-abortion laws by taking what they said were abortion pills outside Northern Ireland’s main court buildings. The recent vote in Ireland to change the constitution to allow abortions, has increased pressure for change in Northern Ireland, where women are unable to have a termination locally…