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Layla Wade

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You’ve given us so much hope

From extreme weather to the rising cost of living, life feels pretty intense right now. That's why this week Uplift sent a special message to remind  our Uplift community continuously gives us all so much hope. There's much to be proud of. In the past week alone we stood together for…
Layla Wade
28th July 2022
CampaignNewsNews Update

Our National Maternity Hospital

This day four years ago, we voted to change Ireland forever.   We repealed the eighth amendment by a landslide - breaking through the dam of misogyny and lighting the way for a new, more equal Ireland.  But win, there’s still so much left for us to do to make sure…
Layla Wade
25th May 2022
Press Releases

Hundreds call on Minister Stephen Donnelly to repeal the deal with the Sisters of Charity on the new National Maternity Hospital

Hundreds of Uplift members have sent messages to Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly and other speakers attending the Fianna Fáil Women’s Health Conference. They outlined what the approval of the Sisters of Charity’s involvement in the new National Maternity Hospital will actually mean for the future of women’s healthcare. Today…
Layla Wade
28th April 2022
A group of activists dressed as nuns delivering a petition on the National Maternity Hospital Press Releases

Campaigners tell Micheál Martin to ‘Wise Up’ and deliver a public and secular National Maternity Hospital

Today, campaigners dressed as Sr Michael from Derry Girls delivered a 10,000-strong petition to Taoiseach Micheál Martin’s constituency office in Cork City. Campaign group Uplift demanded that the new National Maternity Hospital be 100% public-owned, and guarantee reproductive healthcare free from religious influence. As the government is about to decide the fate…
Layla Wade
12th April 2022
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