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Ireland: Amnesty International's submission to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

, Index number: EUR 29/5543/2017

In this submission, Amnesty International sets out its concerns about the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women by Ireland in relation to: violence against women and girls; the criminalisation of sex work and sex workers, restrictive abortion laws which put women and girls’ lives and health at risk and violate their human rights; and inadequate investigation into the abuses committed in the “Magdalene Laundries”.

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