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#Survivors of Symphysiotomy

# survivors-of-symphysiotomy - Saturday 27 February, 2016

Irish women brutally injured during childbirth given another three weeks to claim records

The move comes after symphysiotomy survivors objected to an online notice warning them that unclaimed medical records would be destroyed.

# survivors-of-symphysiotomy - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Survivors of symphysiotomy call for scheme's expiry date to be lifted

Women have 20 days to sign up the redress scheme.

# survivors-of-symphysiotomy - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Survivor of Symphysiotomy: 'It was 12 months before I could walk, people have no idea' Demonstration This post contains images

Survivor of Symphysiotomy: 'It was 12 months before I could walk, people have no idea'

The group handed in a letter to the Taoiseach’s office today.

# survivors-of-symphysiotomy - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Symphysiotomy survivors seek DPP referrals in wake of UN report

The UN human rights committee said Ireland should identify, prosecute and punish those responsible for the procedures without patient consent.

# survivors-of-symphysiotomy - Monday 14 July, 2014

UN told symphysiotomy patients were 'operated upon wide awake and often screaming'

The Justice Minister defended the State redress scheme for survivors of symphysiotomy at a meeting of the UN Human Rights Committee in Geneva today.

Ireland will be defending its record on human rights at the UN today

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald will make her debut in front of the committee.

# survivors-of-symphysiotomy - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Symphysiotomy couple want to find their child's burial place

There will be no closure with money – only with finding out where their child’s remains are.

# survivors-of-symphysiotomy - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Symphysiotomy survivors are being assessed for medical card reviews

A survivors group is accusing the Government of “hollowness”.

# survivors-of-symphysiotomy - Monday 3 March, 2014

Column: Attempts to silence survivors of symphysiotomy must be fought

Reliance on ex gratia redress schemes should be read against a backdrop of Government reluctance to allow these victims – and others like them – to speak on their own terms about the recent past, writes Máiréad Enright.

# survivors-of-symphysiotomy - Monday 9 December, 2013

'Flood of cases' by symphysiotomy survivors expected in courts next year

The government’s u-turn on the lifting of the statute of limitations for one year, to facilitate legal action for the women, has been described as “appalling”.

# survivors-of-symphysiotomy - Sunday 18 August, 2013

"We're victims of medical negligence" - Symphysiotomy survivors reject mediation

One of the groups representing survivors says the system proposed by James Reilly “seeks to buy their silence”.

# survivors-of-symphysiotomy - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Symphysiotomy survivors reject Magdalene type redress scheme

After a meeting with the Health Minister today, one of the groups representing women said at no stage did Reilly condemn the practice.

# survivors-of-symphysiotomy - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

Minister to meet with symphysiotomy groups on Thursday

James Reilly is seeking clarification on a number of matters ahead of a final decision on redress for the women who were victims of the outdated practice of deliberately breaking a woman’s pelvis during child birth.

# survivors-of-symphysiotomy - Saturday 6 April, 2013

'Appalling', 'ghastly' and 'brutal' - doctors describe symphysiotomy ordeal

Medical professionals from around the world have come out in support in Ireland’s symphysiotomy survivors. Here’s what they had to say.

# survivors-of-symphysiotomy - Friday 5 April, 2013

Survivors of Symphysiotomy group to present petition ahead of Dáil decision

Government is due to decide later this month on whether the statute of limitations should be set aside for survivors seeking legal recourse.

# survivors-of-symphysiotomy - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Interview: ‘I didn’t know if my baby was dead or alive for two days’

During the birth of her first son Rita McCann’s pelvis was broken – on purpose by doctors, in a symphysiotomy. That was 56 years ago, but she still doesn’t know why it was done.

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