25 February 2010 Edition
25 February 2010
Irish women who unknowingly and without consent underwent symphysiotomies during childbirth between the 1950s and 1980s were left with severe side effects, including extreme pain, impaired mobility, incontinence and depression. Obstetricians sought to establish this operation as an alternative to Caesarean sections because it was thought that women subjected to repeated Caesareans might be tempted to use contraception. Free article
An Phoblacht Magazine
AN PHOBLACHT MAGAZINE:
- The first edition of this new magazine will feature a 10 page special on the life and legacy of our leader Martin McGuinness to mark the first anniversary of his untimely passing.
- It will include a personal reminiscence by Gerry Adams and contributions from the McGuinness family.
- There will also be an exclusive interview with our new Uachtarán Mary Lou McDonald.