Feminism in Europe and reflections on Ireland’s abortion referendum

Last weekend, I spoke at the European Day/Journées d’été, in Strasbourg, France,  about my work on the Repeal campaign and my reflections on Ireland’s abortion referendum more generally. The panel, ‘This is My Body’, was convened by Charlotte Soulary from the Green Feminism Commission and included fellow European feminists: Evgenia Giakoumopoulou, founder of the Advocacy Centre on Council of Europe Standards (ACCESS); DariaContinue reading “Feminism in Europe and reflections on Ireland’s abortion referendum”

1,500 scientists call for a repeal of the eighth amendment

In the lead-up to the recent referendum campaign, I founded and convened the ‘Scientists for Yes’ campaign platform. During this time we received over 1,500 signatures from Ireland’s scientific community, calling for a repeal of the eighth amendment. You can read our letter, published in the Irish Independent below. Dear Editor, We, the 1,200 undersignedContinue reading “1,500 scientists call for a repeal of the eighth amendment”