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#Irish Family Planning Association

# irish-family-planning-association - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Could an Irish woman be jailed for taking an abortion pill?

The short answer is that it’s difficult to rule out the possibility.

# irish-family-planning-association - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Crisis pregnancy services will not face charges over abortion advice

The HSE has now clarified what advice should be given around abortion pills.

# irish-family-planning-association - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Ireland is NOT one of the safest places on the planet to have a baby

A UN report shows thirty countries with a lower maternal mortality rate.

# irish-family-planning-association - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Opinion: Ireland's law on abortion is a shambles entirely of the State’s creation

The case of Ms Y highlights the cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment girls and women are subjected to because of Ireland’s abortion laws.

# irish-family-planning-association - Thursday 12 December, 2013

More women seeking post-abortion counselling say IFPA

The Irish Family Planning Association have also reported an increase in STI screenings in its 2012 report.

# irish-family-planning-association - Monday 21 January, 2013

Women over 45 'less likely to have smear tests'

The Irish Family Planning Association is this week encouraging women between 25 and 60 to go for free cervical smears.

# irish-family-planning-association - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

No interim measures in place to deal with life-threatening pregnancies

Minister James Reilly has confirmed that nothing has changed for women with life-threatening pregnancies despite a 2010 European Court ruling against Ireland.

# irish-family-planning-association - Monday 23 January, 2012

Cervical cancer dangers highlighted as awareness week begins

Fine Gael’s Seanad health spokesperson has urged women to book a smear test for the condition, which kills 90 people in Ireland every year.

# irish-family-planning-association - Thursday 16 December, 2010

Ireland may legislate for abortion following European court ruling

One of the three women who claimed that her rights were violated by Ireland’s ban on abortion wins a landmark legal challenge.