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Judge Maureen Harding Clark: A report by the assessor of the State’s  symphysiotomy scheme was rejected as “whitewash” by a survivors group. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Up to 30 symphysiotomy cases remain before the courts following the completion of the Government’s redress scheme for women who had the procedure. (...)

Retired judge Maureen Harding Clark. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Elderly applicants to the State redress scheme for survivors of Symphysiotomy have been left waiting for awards for over seven months because of the f(...)

Marie O’Connor of Survivors of Symphysiotomy: claims one woman was asked for receipts for incontinence pads  bought in the 1950s. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Fifty-three women who applied for up to €150,000 compensation under the State redress scheme for survivors of symphysiotomy have been ruled ineligible(...)

Marie O’Connor, chair of  SOS, (Survivors of Symphysiotomy), at  Government Buildings. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Women who had a symphysiotomy during childbirth will qualify for compensation payments of up to €150,000 under an ex-gratia redress scheme announced (...)

Women taking part in a public demonstration held by the group Survivors of Symphysiotomy outside Leinster Houselast month. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Women who underwent symphysiotomies by having their pelvises unnecessarily broken during childbirth should be paid damages of up to €450,000, accordin(...)

 Members of the Survivors of Symphysiotomy group  Ellen O' Brien and Rita McCann at Leinster House before a briefing for Oireachtas members and staff on the issue of symphysiotomy.  Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne

Carl O'Brien The Government has accepted draft legislation that would allow women who underwent symphysiotomies - a controversial childbi(...)