Ireland on the Frontline: challenging foetal rights ideologies

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dc.contributor.authorBarry, Ursula-
dc.date.accessioned2019-03-28T10:49:37Z-
dc.date.available2019-03-28T10:49:37Z-
dc.date.issued2018-03-20-
dc.identifier.isbn978-1-78605-050-2-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10197/9733-
dc.description.abstractIn 2013, I wrote about the rise in foetal rights ideology and the consequences for women in Ireland and globally. I looked at both developments in the U.S and in Ireland and used the example of judgments from the Canadian Supreme Court as a reference point for kind of debate that is needed in Ireland. I view Ireland as on the global frontline in the battle over women’s reproductive rights and the fight for reproductive justice. Many things have changed since I wrote the chapter for Abortion in Ireland Volume 2 (Quilty et al 2013) and not much for the better. Ireland is among a few few countries across the globe with the most restrictive abortion law, together with a highly restrictive clause establishing foetal rights in the constitution. The full weight of criminal law penalties is used to create nervousness and fear among women and potential health service providers. A pregnant woman who accesses abortion, or anyone who assists or facilitates her in accessing abortion, other than when her life is in danger (under strict conditions of verification) face a penalty of 14 years in prison.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherOrpen Pressen_US
dc.relation.ispartofO' Riordan, C. (ed.). Debating the Eight: Repeal or Retain?en_US
dc.subjectAbortionen_US
dc.subjectIrelanden_US
dc.subjectReproductive rightsen_US
dc.subjectJusticeen_US
dc.subjectConstitutional amendmenten_US
dc.titleIreland on the Frontline: challenging foetal rights ideologiesen_US
dc.title.alternativeIreland – on the Frontline: challenging foetal rights ideologiesen_US
dc.typeBook Chapteren_US
dc.internal.authorcontactotherursula.barry@ucd.ieen_US
dc.internal.webversionshttp://orpenpress.com/debating-the-eighth-repeal-or-retain.htmlen_US
dc.statusPeer revieweden_US
dc.neeo.contributorUrsula Barry||aut|-
dc.internal.rmsid908203539-
dc.date.updated2018-03-26T13:01:07Z-
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