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Bus 4 Repeal

Bus 4 Repeal From 6-8 March, ROSA will be on a bus around the country, campaigning for repeal of the 8th amendment. While the Citizen’s Assembly continues to debate our bodily autonomy 3 people in Ireland order pills from Women on Web. Women can’t wait, Repeal the 8th. Ways that you can help: – come on the bus for all or part of the journey (apply by getting in touch) – organise a fundraiser – join the rallies to greet the bus in your city or college – contact ROSA for help to organise a …

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ROSA Statement Strike 4 Repeal activist meeting 2 Feb 2017

Strike4Repeal – make International Women’s Day 2017 a major day of action for REPEAL as part of the global revolt against sexism After millions of people around the world marched on 21 January in the ‘Women’s Marches on Washington’ against Trump’s misogyny and racism, combined with a rising women’s & LGBT movement globally, such as the inspiring feminist struggles that pushed back attempts by right-wing regimes to bring in misogynistic laws in both Poland and Turkey last year, the #NotOneLess movement against femicide in Latin America, the movement for trans visibility and equality in many …

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We need an Assembly of Pro Choice Activists to discuss next Steps

ROSA is advocating that early in the New Year, perhaps Saturday 14 January, that the pro-choice movement convene an open assembly of pro-choice activists to discuss the next steps in our movement. Particularly in the context of the Citizens’ Assembly – a blatant delay tactic of the Government that has no capacity to make any binding decision – it’s extremely important that we build upon the momentum of September 2016’s 20,000+ strong March for Choice. In particular, International Women’s Day – Wednesday 8th March 2017 – is an obvious focus for pro-choice activists to build …

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ROSA Statement on its Alternative Citizens’ Assembly 26 November 2016

What is the Citizens Assembly? The Government has commissioned a polling company to select 99 Citizens’ to discuss the 8th amendment and make recommendations to the Dail. The decision of the Citizens’ Assembly is non-binding. It will take at least 6 months to report, followed by another 6 months minimum of discussion in a Dail committee before the possibility of a repeal 8 referendum is even debated in the Dail chamber. It’s not the fault of the 99 citizens chosen, but the Citizens’ Assembly is a delay tactic of the Government, pure and simple. Anyone …

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