Northern Ireland

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Mark Baillie speaks to Belfast Newsletter: ‘Others must follow NI lead on sex laws’

16th Feb 2017
Rachael Adams

Mark Baillie, CARE's Northern Ireland Policy Officer spoke to the Belfast Newsletter about how the Republic of Ireland has followed Northern Irelands' lead in passing a bill to make it illegal for people to pay for sex and how this will have a crucia

NI Legislation Leads the Way in Fighting Human Trafficking

15th Feb 2017
Rachael Adams

ROI passes law criminalising purchase of sex, heavily influenced by NI laws last night In a landmark decision, the Republic of Ireland has followed Northern Ireland’s example by passing a law which criminalises the purchase of sex.

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Mark Baillie in the Belfast Telegraph speaking about Abortion and NI Election

14th Feb 2017
Rachael Adams

Mark Baillie, CARE for Northern Ireland's Policy Officer wrote a letter to The Belfast Telegraph urging voters to consider candidate's and parties' stances on abortion before casting their vote in the Northern Ireland Election in March. Mark wrote:


Tim Houston talks to UCB about Engage17 and How to Get Involved in the Upcoming Elections

10th Feb 2017
Rachael Adams

Tim Houston, CARE's Churches and Development Officer in Northern Ireland spoke to UCB about Engage17 - a key resource that helps voters and churches to engage with the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections happening on March 2nd.

New Website Equips Churches to Play a Central Role in NI Election

9th Feb 2017
Rachael Adams

CARE has launched Engage17 – a new election website in response to the snap election called in Northern Ireland. This website is packed full of key resources which will help enable people to choose who to cast their vote for on Election Day.

Launch of Both Lives Matter: This is Compassion and Justice in Action

19th Jan 2017
Rachael Adams

I can speak for everyone involved in the Both Lives Matter event yesterday in giving our sincere thanks to everyone who came along - we had a brilliant time!

Mark Baillie interviewed on BBC Talkback about Euthanasia

21st Dec 2016
Rachael Adams

Mark Baillie, CARE's Northern Ireland Policy Officer speaks out about euthanasia. Mark was interviewed on BBC Talkback about the judge's ruling on PC Briggs.

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Do Both Lives Matter? NI Human Rights Festival event offers fresh perspective on abortion debate

7th Dec 2016
Rachael Adams

There really couldn’t be a more appropriate time or place to contemplate the rights of the mother and the unborn child than the NI Human Rights Festival, taking place 4-10th December in venues across Northern Ireland.


Ford Must Give Public and Experts a Voice on Abortion Bill Through Consultation

6th Dec 2016
Rachael Adams

Alliance MLA David Ford has introduced a bill to the Northern Ireland Assembly today seeking to liberalise the law on abortion if the unborn child will be born with a ‘fatal foetal abnormality’ – a term which is misleading, there is no medical defini

Nola Leach speaks to Christian Today

29th Nov 2016
Rachael Adams

Nola Leach, CARE's CEO, speaks to Christian Today about the problems posed by Nicola Sturgeon's plans for Scotland to offer free abortions to Northern Irish women. Nola warns that the proposals offer a "very disturbing constitutional precedent".