Tag Archives: International Law

Irish Abortion Law Under Scrutiny

Next week, the European Court of Human Rights will hear arguments about whether Ireland’s abortion laws violate women’s human rights. Current Irish law outlaws legal access to abortion, making an exception only to save a pregnant woman’s life. Because of … Continue reading

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Women’s Rights Around the World

Some good news from the current administration: Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has signed onto a UN-sponsored campaign to end violence against women worldwide.  This is a change from the United States’ previous reluctance to sign onto and ratify international … Continue reading

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