Alliance for Choice - Useful Links

Alliance for Choice - Useful Websites

Campaign to Extend Abortion Act to NI    

Women from NI protests outside Westminster 2008.

(Photograph © Jess Hurd 2008)
Petition to Extend the Act - the Family Planning Association has a petition on the Ten Downing Street website calling on the Prime Minister to extend the 1967 Abortion Act to Northern Ireland. It has asked us to circulate details of the petition as widely as possible.

It would be good if you could email this link to all your contacts and ask them to have a look at the petition at: and to consider signing it and sending it on to their friends and contacts
Abortion Rights was formed in 2003 by the merger of the two long-standing and influential campaigns - the “National Abortion Campaign” (NAC) and the “Abortion Law Reform Association” (ALRA). It campaigns to defend and extend women’s rights and access to safe, legal abortion.
Abortion-help is the online information source of “Marie Stopes International”(MSI). The website features an online booking service for abortion consultations. MSI can also be contacted via Telephone: 0845 300 80 90
Brook centres provide free, confidential sex advice and contraception to all young people. Telephone: 0800 018 5023 or ring their recorded information line on 020 7617 8000.
BPAS “British Pregnancy Advisory Service” supports reproductive choice by advocating and providing high-quality, affordable services to prevent or end unwanted pregnancy with contraception or by abortion. Telephone: 08457 304030
FPA (formerly The Family Planning Association) works to improve the sexual health and reproductive rights of all people throughout the UK.
Telephone: 0845 310 1334 for advice on contraception and pregnancy.

Fpa has released a series of videos on abortion rights in Northern Ireland and the campaign to extend the 1967 Abortion Act to Northern Ireland.

They have also released the results of a Opinion Survey that shows that only 20% of people in Northern Irelannd favour the ban on abortion implied in the current NI law.
Choice Ireland are a Dublin-based pro-choice group which has been active since January 2007. They describe themselves as: “a Feminist organization who see reproductive freedom as a critical element of Women’s Liberation ... and seek to ensure a woman’s freedom to pursue ALL reproductive choices”
The IFPA (Irish Family Planning Association) is a national voluntary organisation and registered charity which has been pioneering reproductive health and rights in the South of Ireland since 1969.
PCNI is a weblog dealing with reproductive issues in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland from a pro-choice perspective
Voice for Choice is a national campaign by the Pro-Choice Alliance, a coalition of organisations calling for long overdue reform of the 1967 Abortion Act, including its extension to the North of Ireland
Women on Waves operates a mobile clinic on a ship that sails to countries where abortion is illegal. This is done at the invitation of local women’s organizations. With the use of a ship, ultrasounds and early medical abortions can be provided safely
Women On Web is an online medical abortion help service that supports women around the world in getting access to a safe medical abortion (with mifepriston and misoprostol) in order to reduce the number of deaths due to unsafe abortions.
Choices is the campaign song, sung by Diane Greer and written by Paddy Nash. It's called "Choices".

© Alliance for Choice 2012