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Ireland’s new abortion guidelines endanger the lives and rights of women and girls

Headline Title:  Ireland’s dangerous new abortion guidelines 19 September 2014 Ireland’s latest guidelines on abortion are mere window-dressing that will confuse health professionals and endanger women’s lives and rights, said Amnesty International.“The only thing these guidelines really clarify is the incredibly restrictive and unworkable nature of the existing law,” said Elisa Slattery, sexual and reproductive rights researcher at Amnesty International.“Drawing up burdensome guidelines to implement a highly restrictive law that is out of kilter with international human rights standards…

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