The sexual health charity FPA in Northern Ireland, and Amnesty International, will today host a delegation of Labour MPs in Belfast, led by Shadow Secretary of State Owen Smith, as they meet with key individuals and organisations working alongside them to reform Northern Ireland’s abortion law... Read more
Today, the sexual health charity FPA, the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (bpas), the Abortion Support Network (ASN), Birthrights and Antenatal Results and Choices (ARC) wrote to the Director General of the Public Relations and Communications Association, Francis Ingham, to express their... Read more
After many decades of fighting for abortion rights in Northern Ireland, campaigners were awarded Liberty's prestigious Human Rights 'Long Walk' Award – on the same day that they challenged Northern Ireland's strict abortion law in court.
FPA, Alliance for Choice, and the London-... Read more
FPA welcomes the announcement today by the UK government that women in Northern Ireland who earn less than £15,276 will no longer have to struggle to raise funds to travel across the Irish Sea for abortion care.
Justine Greening, Minister for Equalities, today presented a written... Read more
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) has today joined the British Medical Association (BMA) and the Royal College of Midwives in announcing their support for the decriminalisation of... Read more
In a landmark decision for women’s rights, the government has announced that it will be taking a significant step to correct a historic injustice by agreeing to fund abortion services for women travelling from Northern Ireland.
Ahead of an amendment tabled by Labour MP Stella Creasy that... Read more
FPA is deeply disappointed following the decision of the Court of Appeal in Belfast to allow an appeal by Northern Ireland’s Attorney General and the Department of Justice. The court ruled that it is up for the Northern Ireland Assembly to decide on abortion law reform.
This follows the... Read more