Tag Archives: Savita Halappanavar

Why Savita Halappanavar Died:

Savita Halappanavar died late last October after she was denied a life saving abortion in the University College Hospital at Galway, Ireland. An inquest into her death shows a series of systemic failures. Her life was subordinated for that of … Continue reading

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Response of Irish Government To Our Letter Regarding The Death of Savita Halappanavar

On November 20, ASAP signed the International Campaign’s Petition Letter to protest the death of Savita Halappanavar, and sent it to the Irish Government by email.  We received the following response on Nov. 21.  From: Doreen Foley PA to Eamon Gilmore TD, Tanaiste … Continue reading

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Lessons From the Death of Savita Halappanavar – A digest

This week, ASAP’s blog covered the death of Savita Halappanavar and discussed several restricting factors that affect women’s choices in Ireland, and in other parts of the world. To read these, please see the following articles Savita Halappanavar: A Preventable … Continue reading

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Savita Halappanavar: A Preventable Death

Last week, Savita Halappanavar, a 31-year old dentist of Indian origin died after she was denied an abortion at an Irish hospital. She was in pain from a uterine infection, caused by damage to  the membranes around the fetus (thus … Continue reading

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