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#amanda mellet

# amanda-mellet - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Ireland's abortion laws subjected woman to 'cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment'

The UN Human Rights Committee has again called on Ireland to reform its restrictive abortion laws.

# amanda-mellet - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Government offers €30,000 to woman forced to travel abroad for abortion

Amanda Mellet was told the child she was carrying would die in the womb or shortly after birth.

# amanda-mellet - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Simon Harris has apologised to Amanda Mellet in the Dáil

The Health Minister also revealed that he wishes Ireland would allow for abortion in the case of fatal foetal abnormalities.

# amanda-mellet - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Emotional plea for change: ‘Wrap your arms around us…don’t kick us out’

Watch some of the women from Terminations for Medical Reasons share their stories about travelling abroad for treatment.

# amanda-mellet - Friday 11 January, 2013

Column: ‘Forcing us to leave Ireland was an insult to our love for our baby’

Fatal foetal abnormalities must be a part of any abortion legislation, writes Amanda Mellet. Forcing women in this situation to travel deprives them of the respect they deserve.