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Indian immigrants welcome Ireland's new abortion law

Aug 01, 2013

Indian immigrants welcome Ireland's new abortion law

It may have come too late for Savita Halappanavar but women in Ireland will forever note 31 July as the date that they regained control of making a choice when faced with a medical situation during pregnancy. #OnOurMind #Ireland #Roman Catholic Church #Savita Halappanavar #Ireland Abortion bill
Following Savita Halappanavar's death, Irish women get abortion rights

Jul 12, 2013

Following Savita Halappanavar's death, Irish women get abortion rights

Ireland's parliament voted on Friday to allow abortion under certain conditions for the first time, following months of polarising debate in the Catholic country including letters to the premier written in blood #Ireland #Women's rights #Abortion #Savita Halappanavar #Anti-abortion #pro-choice
Savita's husband to initiate medical negligence proceedings

Jul 06, 2013

Savita's husband to initiate medical negligence proceedings

The husband of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar, who died last year in Irealnd after being denied abortion, plans to initiate medical negligence proceedings in the High Court there against the Galway University Hospital. #NewsTracker #Savita Halappanavar #Galway University Hospital
Many errors and uncertainty about law caused Savita's death: enquiry report

Jun 14, 2013

Many errors and uncertainty about law caused Savita's death: enquiry report

A cascade of errors and uncertainty about the law on abortion contributed largely to the tragic death of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar at an Irish hospital last year, according to an official enquiry report #Ireland #Women's rights #Abortion #Savita Halappanavar #birth

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Many errors and uncertainty about law caused Savita's death: enquiry report

Aug 17, 2014

The Guardian view on Irelands new abortion law: no choice at all

Irelands abortion act promised access to abortion at least in a few cases. In practice, it seems to have made no difference at all A vulnerable young woman in Ireland has been forced to give birth by caesarean section, even though she was so desperat... #Savita Halappanavar #Europe #Ireland
Many errors and uncertainty about law caused Savita's death: enquiry report

Aug 31, 2014

No more Irish solutions please

Irish politicians are certainly slow learners when it comes to the fundamental truth that political expediency always begets moral and political chaos. Few will now remember Charles Haughey's proud declaration in 1979, that his Family Planning Bill, ... #Savita Halappanavar #Europe #Ireland
Many errors and uncertainty about law caused Savita's death: enquiry report

Aug 13, 2014

Coroner revises plans for inquest

A coroner has bowed to pressure and offered to almost treble the number of witnesses for an inquest into the death of a woman who died days after giving birth. Dhara Kivlehan, 28 and originally from India, died from multi-organ failure in Belfast's R... #India #Belfast #Northern Ireland #Savita Halappanavar