5pm Tuesday 28 October Belfast City Hall
On the second anniversary of Savita Halappanavar’s tragic death, protests are taking place across Ireland as well as in Sweden, Germany, Canada, Australia and many other countries to demand abortion rights for women in Ireland.
As part of this International Day of Action we are calling on people to protest at Belfast City Hall to call on the Assembly to extend the 1967 Abortion Act to Northern Ireland immediately.
Annually over 1000 women from Northern Ireland are forced to travel to access abortion services in England or Wales – adding further strain to an already difficult situation. We demand the right to choose for women in Northern Ireland which must include access to safe, free and legal abortions here.
For details of protests internationally visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/1541656259403754/?ref=4
The protest in Belfast is being supported by:
Belfast Feminist Network
QUB Pro-Choice Society
QUB Feminist Society
Socialist Party & Socialist Youth