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Ireland

The government response to COVID-19 raised human rights concerns, including in relation to the right to health, the enactment of emergency legislation without parliamentary oversight, and police use of spit hoods. Increased numbers of people accessed abortion services under the 2018 law, but gaps...
Europe and Central Asia Maternal Health and Reproductive Rights

Ireland: Serious Gaps in Human Rights Protection, Amnesty International Submission for the UN Universal Periodic Review, 39th Session of the UPR Working Group, 1 – 12 November 2021

This submission was prepared for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Ireland in November 2021. In it, Amnesty International evaluates the implementation of recommendations made to Ireland in its previous UPR, including in relation to its ratification of human rights treaties and removing the...
Belgium LGBTI Rights

Lets Talk About Yes

Welcome to #LetsTalkAboutYes – find out about the campaign and how to join in helping to change the world one conversation at a time. What is the problem? If someone doesn’t consent to having sex, it is rape. It’s as simple as that. However, outdated laws, widespread myths, gender stereotypes...
Denmark  Sexual Violence

More about Let’s Talk About Yes

Creative guidance Here are some points from our Activist Toolkit, to help with creating social media posts Use a “yes means yes” approach based on enthusiastic consent. Enthusiastic consent is about ensuring all parties are enthusiastically consenting to sexual acts. The question is not whether a...