The Deputy Leader of the Green Party for Northern Ireland has suggested making "reckless conception" a criminal offence for men "in the interests of equality"
The UN's Human Rights Committee, leading MPs and local women issue call after a number of high-profile prosecutions were launched
Earlier this week a woman was convicted of having an abortion and another woman is due to stand trial on 27 April
How can a Northern Irish woman's flatmates defend themselves after she ended up with a suspended sentence for self-administering an abortion - and how can groups like Precious Life demand a harsher sentence?
That ‘procuring an abortion’ is still considered an illegal act in any part of the United Kingdom is a damning reflection on our justice system
The only shame I feel about my termation is over the fact that I live in a country where two women can fall pregnant as a teenager and, while one can move on with their life, the other ends up with a suspended prison sentence
The 21-year-old's defence lawyer said she did 'would not have found herself before the court' if she lived anywhere else in the UK
These letters appear in the 5 April digital edition of The Independent
Project represents another huge opportunity for the Northern Ireland production community
'I was hoping against hope that the car would stay up until the people came,' says man involved in rescue
Bertie Currie stumbled over was an ancient burial that challenges traditional centuries-old account of Irish origins
Sadly, sometimes the most offensive concept of what Irishness is comes from a plastic paddy; they believe it is a mixture of militant nationalism, a hatred of partition, an idealisation of the IRA and an obsession with alcohol
A bomb attack on a prison officer's van took place this morning in Belfast
A 52-year-old man has been taken to hospital for treatment
It is now highly unlikely anyone will ever be held criminally responsible for the atrocity
Fr Crossan has admitted to taking the drugs but denied he is a Nazi