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Northern Ireland Ruling Exposes Harms of Abortion Laws

Ireland's leading provider of pregnancy counselling services, the Irish Family Planning Association (IFPA), today (30.11.15) welcomed the Belfast High Court’s judgment that Northern Ireland’s abortion law breaches women’s human rights.

IFPA October Newsletter

Our October newsletter is out! Catch up with our news and sign up to receive future newsletters.

Abortion services must be part of mainstream healthcare

Abortion services that are high quality and focused on women’s needs must be part of mainstream healthcare in Ireland.

Emergency Contraception Factsheet

The IFPA has developed a new Emergency Contraception Factsheet.

IFPA Welcomes Recommendations by UN Committee

The IFPA has said that there was an obligation on the Government to respond to the United Nations Committee on Economic and Social Rights in respect of Ireland’s abortion laws.

Vacancy: Doctor

The IFPA is currently recruiting a doctor with experience in sexual health and family planning. This position is part-time and based primarily in the IFPA's Dublin city centre clinic and in our Tallaght clinic where required. More.

Abortion: State Failing Women’s Right to Health

While Ireland’s abortion laws were questioned by a UN human rights committee yesterday, figures released on 9th June 2015 show that 3,735 women and girls travelled from Ireland to the UK for abortion services in 2014.

IFPA Welcomes Improved Access to Emergency Contraception

The IFPA has welcomed the availability of the most effective emergency contraceptive pill in pharmacies in Ireland from 1st May 2015. The emergency contraception ellaOne is now directly available from pharmacies without a medical prescription.

Certificate in Contraception for Nurses & Midwives

The IFPA's next Certificate in Contraception for Nurses and Midwives takes place on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th October 2015.

Launch of factsheets by Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charlie Flanagan

The All Party Oireachtas Interest Group on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and Development, of which the IFPA is the Secretariat, has developed a set of factsheets on the importance of sexual and reproductive health and rights for the post-2015 global development agenda — the Sustainabl


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