Episode 20 features Dr Fiona Bloomer, a Lecturer in the School of Applied Social and Policy Sciences at Ulster University.  Dr Bloomer has centred her research on gender issues, with a particular focus on abortion including: abortion policy, abortion stigma, faith and abortion. In the recording, I spoke to Fiona about the findings from a recent all Ireland study on abortion as a workplace issue.  Here is a link to the report and the citation for the work is:

Bloomer, F., Devlin-Trew, J., Pierson, C., MacNamara, N., Mackle, D., (2017) Abortion as a Workplace Issue: Trade Union Survey – North And South Of Ireland. Dublin: UNITE the Union, Unison, Mandate Trade Union, the CWU Ireland, the GMB, Alliance for Choice, Trade Union Campaign to Repeal the 8th.

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