Social Policy

Opinion: abortion - our laws are in urgent need of reform

20 Apr 2015Guest Author Social Policy

Grainne Teggart, Northern Ireland campaigner for Amnesty Interntional and head of its My Body My Rights campaign, writes for Scope to say that local abortion laws lack decency in the way they treat women in distress.

The Wrong Mrs Vo - do the unborn have rights?

17 Apr 2015Nick Garbutt Equality, Social Policy

Scope examines the landmark European case which ruled that the unborn do not have a right to life 

Abortion in Northern Ireland: an overview

17 Apr 2015Ryan Miller Social Policy

Abortion is amongst the most divisive issues in our tumultuous society. In the first of a series of pieces looking at this issue as it comes to a time of great flux, Scope outlines where we are and how we got there.