Press release : James Reilly calls eleventh hour meeting with survivors of symphysiotomy

Survivors of the destructive operation of symphysiotomy are due to to meet Minister James Reilly this lunchtime. ‘Survivors of Symphysiotomy were given 18 hours’ notice of this meeting with the Minister’, said Marie O’Connor, Chairperson of Survivors of Symphysiotomy (SoS).

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

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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