Leonie Kerins

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Nick Henderson from the Irish Refugee Council said the charity had often worked with asylum-seeking women who were pregnant as a result of rape which occurred in their home country.

Migrant women, including women seeking asylum, are “disproportionately and adversely affected” by the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution, refugee su(...)

Asylum-seekers from Iraq  await registration at a  centre in Giessen, western Germany,  December 2nd, 2015. The International Protection Bill, currently before the Seanad,  could see asylum-seekers being swiftly deported from Ireland after a “cursory examination of their applications”, according to Sue Conlon of the Irish Refugee Council.  File photograph: Boris Roessler/AFP/Getty Images

Proposed legislation on the asylum-application system should be withdrawn rather than rushed through the Oireachtas as is currently happening, a numbe(...)