Second woman challenges Ireland's abortion laws at the UN

Second woman challenges Ireland's abortion laws at the UN
 

Pro-choice supporters hold demonstrate outside the Irish parliament building in Dublin last July ahead of a vote to introducing limited abortion. Photograph: Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty Images An Irish woman who claims to have been demeaned by doctors when she asked for an emergency abortion is to take her case against the Republic to the United Nations.
Siobhán Whelan said she was "made feel like it was illegal" to ask Irish medical staff if she be given the option of abortion after learning in September 2009 that her baby was would die.
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13 March 2014 in Health, Views: 22
Source: Guardian
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