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The “Stand with Her & all Survivors” demo, sex workers and ROSA

Activists in ROSA assisted the organising of a march of up to 8,000 under the banner of “Stand with Her & all Survivors” in Dublin on Saturday 31 March. This significant demonstration was agreed at the near spontaneous protest that took place at the GPO on Thursday after the verdict in the Belfast rape trial. It was an angry, youthful, defiant demonstration and a snapshot of the potential to build a movement to challenge victim-blaming, macho culture, sexual violence, and male violence against women and gender non-conforming people. In the spirit of this spontaneous movement …

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Supply and use of abortion pills in Ireland & the role of ROSA

Statement from Dr Rebecca Gomperts, director, Women On Web In 2014 , Irish Parliamentarian Ruth Coppinger and the grassroots organisation ROSA approached  Women on Web and Women on Waves to collaborate and since we have worked closely together. We collaborated in several high impact campaigns (abortion train in 2014, abortion bus 2015 and 2017 and theabortion drone 2016). In support of a law proposal by Ruth to legalize abortion in October 2016, the University of Texas published scientific research about the number and experience of women who used the Women on Web service. Another study about the safety of the use of medical abortion in Ireland was published in …

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ROSA’S Yes Campaign-#Time4Choice

JOIN ROSA’S YES CAMPAIGN #TIME4CHOICE We will be street campaigning, door knocking, visiting workplaces and colleges, running social media campaigns and much much more. All this will be geared to: Ensuring the biggest possible Yes vote by young people Convince older generations to vote Yes or at least not to stand in the way of this vital change Use a victory as a platform to fight for freedom from all oppression and inequality in a society where people’s needs come before profit

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Suffragettes for Choice

#SuffragettesForChoice 100 years on, radical actions & protests are still necessary to force the political establishment to accept that women can make decisions about their own bodies #repealthe8th #TimesUp Suffragettes for Choice #SuffragettesForChoice 100 years on, radical actions & protests are still necessary to force the political establishment to accept that women can make decisions about their own bodies #repealthe8th #TimesUp Posted by ROSA – Socialist Feminist Movement on Tuesday, 16 January 2018

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Sign up to now ROSA’s – Act in Time Campaign

Now is our Day – REPEAL & RIGHT TO CHOOSE IN MAY Sign up to now ROSA’s – Act in Time Campaign Are we going to wait and trust the establishment parties when all the indications are that they will only allow abortion in very limited circumstances or will we launch an active movement that forces the Oireachtas Committee to provide a referendum and legislation for a woman’s right to choose? We can deliver a huge blow for women’s rights and freedom: The time is NOW – What you can do? contact the members of …

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