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About Abortion: the law and politics of reform

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Aula Maxima, NUI Galway

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The Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway, invites you to attend a morning of talks on the subject of abortion law reform on Friday, March 9th 2018.

As the mooted date for a referendum on Article 40.3.3 of the Constitution draws closer, the ICHR has drawn together a number of prominent human rights advocates and academics to consider the challenges and possibilities of abortion law in a post-Eighth Amendment Ireland.

Speakers include:

Professor Carol Sanger, Barbara Aronstein Black Professor of Law at Columbia Law School and author of About Abortion: Terminating Pregnancy in the 21st Century;

Les Allamby, Chief Commissioner Northern Irish Human Rights Commission;

Dr Eilionóir Flynn, Director of the Centre for Disability Law and Policy , NUI Galway;

Dr Claire Murray, School of Law, University College Cork;

Professor Siobhán Mullally, Director, Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway.

The ICHR is delighted to present this event in association with NUIG's Gender ARC.

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