Emma Gallen, Danielle Roberts and Elaine Crory, all volunteers with Alliance for Choice. Photograph: Freya McClements

Two years ago, a Belfast woman told Danielle Roberts what she had told no one else – that she had had an abortion. “She closed the kitchen door in he(...)

Protesters outside the event in Belfast. Photograph: Amanda Ferguson

LGBT campaigners have protested outside a conference on “same-sex attraction” run by a Christian group in Belfast. The conference is being run by the(...)

A number of demonstrators at the rally in Belfast on Saturday, March 9th. Photograph: Amanda Ferguson

Women’s rights activists in Belfast are calling for the British government to introduce legislation around coercive control and stalking. At the Inte(...)

Amnesty International campaign manager in the North Grainne Teggart said the British government can “no longer turn a blind eye and deny us equality”. File photograph: PA

Amnesty International has called on the British government to act over Northern Ireland’s “Victorian-era abortion ban” following the referendum in the(...)

A poster of Savita Halappanavar erected on O’Connell Street, Dublin, during a vigil in her memory today. Photograph: Áine McMahon/The Irish Times

“Never again” was the headline term used at vigils in Dublin and Belfast today to mark the fifth anniversary of the death of Savita Halappanavar. Ms (...)