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Fight for Abortion Rights & Fight all Inequality – Join ROSA Today

In recent weeks, there has been a huge surge of interest by young people, especially in getting involved in the pro-choice struggle. Here a few voices of just a small sample of new ROSA activists – lend your voice too – join the struggle for repeal and pro-choice legislation – join an anti-racist, anti-capitalist, pro-LGBTQ socialist feminist group today – text your name, area & “ROSA” to 087299 5484 “When I moved to Ireland from India, a country where abortion is legal but a country that still has a long way to go before it …

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Orlando Never Again: LGBTQ-The Struggle Continues

A speech by a ROSA and LGBTQ activist on the Orlando shooting, homophopbia and bigotry in society.  The horrific shootings in the Orlando Latino gay nightclub that killed 49 people, brings into sharp focus that, despite all the progressive gains we have made with LGBTQ rights in western society, there is still a long way to go. No matter what way the media try to spin it, this was a homophobic hate crime. An attack on an LGBTQ space, where many in the community go to feel safe, and be themselves.  This is why it’s …

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Bread & Roses Festival 2016

Full Agenda Friday 10th of June Fighting for FREEDOM & EQUALITY: WOMEN’S MOVEMENTS AROUND THE WORLD 6.30pm-7.15pm Opening rally with contributions from: Inga Wójcik – Polish women’s rights activist with dziewuchy dziewuchom Joanna Fuertes-Orr – on women’s struggles across Latin America Bethania Barry – organiser of campaign of Brazilian women in Ireland against rape culture Elma Relihan – US activist with Socialist Alternative in NYC &#Movement4Bernie 7.30pm-9.30pm How can our movements win?  Discussion introduced by: Maaike Schippefelt from Women on Web Laura Fitzgerald from ROSA Saturday 11th of June 11am-12.15pm Women Can’t Wait – Repeal …

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ROSA-15 point programme

For Reproductive Rights   Repeal the 8th Amendment and legislate for a woman’s right to choose. Abortion should be provided through the health service, without cost and shame, for all who need it Banning abortion not only endangers women’s lives and health, but it also serves to restrict women’s freedom, sexual and personal. It’s a human right to have control over your own body Fully free and available contraception and sexual health services including access to IVF on the public health service Programme of secular & progressive sex education in schools   Against Oppression For full LGBTQ equality. Challenge …

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