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People Before Profit hosting event focused on 'how we can win abortion rights on both sides of the border' in Derry ...


People Before Profit are hosting an event to look at how abortion rights can be gained in both North and Southern Ireland in Derry this week.The event entitled 'The Fight For Abortion Rights in Ireland: North and South' will take place at The Playhouse on Thursday from 7-9pm.Guest speakers will be pro-choice campaigners Goretti Horgan and Emma Hendrick.A People Before Profit spokesperson said: "This week has shown that determined and consistent campaigning can make a huge difference in the fight for equality on the island of Ireland."On Thursday, the report of the Citizenâs Assembly was published, recommending the repeal of the 8th amendment and legislation to provide for abortion on request to 12 weeks and for a range of reasons after that."The same day saw the Tory/DUP government agree to fund NHS abortions in England for women from the North rather than risk defeat in a vote for a Labour Party amendment.

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