26.05.2021
Referendums in Ireland: Taking Care of the Constitution

Ireland’s model of amending the constitution through a national debate among the people provides an important route to progress

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08.03.2021
“We no longer ask to be treated as humans. We demand it.”

In October 2020, a Polish tribunal ruled to further curtail one of Europe’s strictest abortion laws.

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18.09.2020
Abortion Debate in Malta: Between Progress, Catholic Morality and Patriarchy

Raisa Galea explores the contradictions of a debate which is bound to questions of national identity, morality and sovereignty.

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08.03.2019
“Doomed to Failure”: Orbán’s Neoconservative Family Policies in Hungary

The Eurozine editor-in-chief talks women’s rights in Hungary under Orbán’s illiberal regime and its pro-family policies.

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01.06.2018
The Road to Repeal: How Ireland said ‘Yes’

Thanks to energetic grassroots campaigning and a steady shift in social attitudes, women in Ireland have finally won the right to choose whether to have child or not.

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18.07.2017
Deals with Dinosaurs: the DUP

The UK election result forced the Conservative Party into a deal with a little-known Northern Irish party – who are they? A comparative look with Poland.

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02.11.2016
Polish Women’s ‘Black Protest’ – a Model of Successful Campaigning for Women on the Other side of Europe?

A look at both Poland and Ireland’s policies and recent movements regarding abortion.

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28.10.2016
A Constant Need for Vigilance

Joanna Maycock explains why women’s rights are first in the firing line in times of crisis.

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25.10.2016
A Discussion with the Polish Greens on Abortion and Women’s Rights

Leader of the Polish Greens, Małgorzata Tracz, talks to Eliana Capretti from the European Green Party about the ‘Black Monday’ protests and the fight for abortion rights in Poland.

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13.10.2016
A Conversation that Cannot Wait

A broad coalition seems to be gathering pace in Ireland, and extending far beyond the country’s borders, calling for a reform of Ireland’s abortion laws – the most stringent in Europe. A courageous campaign combined with a shift in public attitudes could mean real change is finally on the horizon.

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