#HomeToVote: Ireland’s referendum to repeal the eighth amendment set for May 25th 2018

If you, like me, try to keep abreast of all news concerning abortion and women's reproductive rights, you will know that a referendum has been set for the 25th of May 2018 in Ireland, to consider whether the country should repeal the eighth amendment. The eighth amendment criminalises abortion in all cases, except where continuing [...]

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For Choice: Northern Ireland Abortion Pills Crackdown

On International Women's Day, police in Northern Ireland raided the homes of abortion rights campaigners looking for early medical abortion pills. The Bandwagon supports choice. The Bandwagon believes that women should have the ability - and the right - to choose for themselves. Read the words of the Abortion Support Network below, and do what [...]

The For Choice Project

Keen readers of The Bandwagon blog may have noticed that a new feature has been added. The For Choice Project aims to give people who have experienced abortion a place to tell their story, giving them a voice in a world that doesn't want to listen. The For Choice Project is broken down into the following [...]

Keeping Abortion On The NHS

You may have heard of the petition for removing abortions from the NHS. Emanuel Ngochinya doesn't believe that women should be able to access safe, legal, and free abortions through our National Health Service, regardless of whether we pay into it or not. Emanuel, sadly, lives about fifteen minutes from me. His face and vile words [...]

Strike 4 Repeal: March 8th 2017

Join your Irish sisters on March 8th 2017 to fight for women's reproductive rights. Abortion is illegal in Ireland, thanks to a clause in the Irish Constitution known as the Eighth Amendment. It deems that life begins at fertilisation, and a foetus is granted the same rights as a woman. Fuck. That. Noise. The Bandwagon [...]