Woman Who Was Sexually Assaulted Is Forced To Give Birth In Ireland — Feminist Uppity and Black

When Savita Halappanavar age 31 died in 2012 while 17 weeks pregnant from sepsis after being refused an abortion to complete her miscarriage. Some were hopeful things in Ireland would change at least a bit. So in 2013 when the new Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act passed in the wake of her death many hoped maybe just maybe women would be a bit safer. However groups like Doctors for Choice warned that the panel system the law put in place was flawed from the beginning.

via Woman Who Was Sexually Assaulted Is Forced To Give Birth In Ireland — Feminist Uppity and Black

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