Rosaleen O’Connor talks about the injustice and impact of symphysiotomy operations

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Rosaleen O’Connor talks about a symphysiotomy which was performed by doctors after her admission to a maternity ward for her second child at the age of 21. Rosaleen is one of many survivors seeking truth and justice for the tragedy

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International News Outlet, Al Jazeera Express Horror at Symphysiotomy

Ireland’s shocking record on women’s rights Horror operations based on church doctrine, abuse, neglect. Ireland escapes criticism and largely ignores the victims. Laurence Lee is Al Jazeera’s London correspondent, covering economic, social and political affairs across the UK and Ireland.

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Video: Clare Daly calls for action toward justice for survivors of symphysiotomy

Dublin North TD Clare Daly today called upon the government to take immediate steps toward justice for the survivors of symphysiotomy in Ireland. Speaking during leader’s questions the United Left Alliance TD spoke at length about the unique needs of

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Video: A brutal procedure

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Paul Maguire reports on operations conducted in Irish hospitals that left women so traumatised they have been unable to talk to close friends or even family members about the procedure. Barbaric, archaic ? A midwifery of darker times. Just what

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Video: SOS Survivor Theresa Devoy

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Theresa Devoy was operated upon without her consent during her first pregnancy in 1963, at St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny. Here she talks about her desire for justice and her hopes that the Bill currently before the Irish parliament is passed

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Video: Maria Kelly shares her experience

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Symphysiotomy survivor Maria Kelly shares her experience. Maria has undergone repeated operations to repair the damage done by doctors who practiced surgery on young women and girls, without their consent, to ensure childbearing without limits. Video courtesy of Sinead O’Carroll

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SOS Explained – Our campaign to highlight the abuses of symphysiotomy

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Survivors of Symphysiotomy talk about their demonstration

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Video: Germaine Greer discusses maternity rights at the launch of Bodily Harm

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Bodily Harm launched by Germaine Greer from Paula Geraghty on Vimeo. In this video Germaine Greer discusses the politics of womens health and maternity rights from a historical perspective at the launch of Bodily Harm, a report by SOS Ireland

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