It has been 6 months since the Irish political landscape was changed forever with the repeal of the eighth amendment to the Irish Constitution. Doreen Manning walks us through all of the key battles and events that have occurred since the initial vote.
Following on from the first podcast in the series ‘Challenges for Reproductive Justice in Northern Ireland,’ Sarah Wright, Fiona Ferguson and Rachel Watters chat about the Post-Repeal impact on the movement in Northern Ireland, the Westminster debate on decriminalisation, and the recent Supreme Court decision.
As activists celebrate the landslide victory from last week’s referendum to repeal the 8th Amendment; Dr Chamindra Weerawardhana talks to TLR about the result and what lies ahead for rights and equality advocates.
Doreen Manning talks to TLR about Anti-Repeal tactics ahead of this year’s referendum Image by Author
Described by many as a sheroe, a warrior, a fierce defender of human rights; Laura Lee passed away in February of this year. Missed by friends, comrades and family members alike, Danielle Roberts gives us an insight into who Laura was, and what she fought for.
Danielle Roberts talks to TLR about the NI Women’s Coalition, an organisation which strived to represent women at a key period in the Agreement’s formation.
As the battle rages on within the UK Labour Party over whether Trans people should be excluded from all women shortlisting; Dr Chamindra Weerawardhana (NI Labour Executive Member and LGBTQ+ Officer) looks at the Transmisogyny within Europe’s largest left of centre party and the issues facing Transpeople inside the Party.