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Dr Eamon Shanahan, speaking on behalf of the ICGP, says that demand for the contraceptive pill in underage girls comes mostly from those aged 14-and-a-half and upwards. GPs make pragmatic decisions on a case-by-case basis.We have a duty of care to do what is best for the patient irrespective of age.Whether or not sex is truly consensual for young teenagers, in particular, is a question that worries experts.
"Prescribing the morning-after pill to 13 and 14-year-olds [ she has never seen an 11-year-old in her clinics] is always difficult for doctors, because it puts them out on a limb, but the alternative is far worse," she says.
She lost her case on the grounds that the degree of parental control varied according to the child's understanding and intelligence, and that parental rights only existed so long as they were needed to protect the property and person of the child.
This precedent has never been tested in Irish case law.
They believe they must please boys rather than their own sexual desires. Children having babies without fully understanding how those babies came to be made is a small, but worrying, phenomenon.
In the past 10 years in the Republic, babies were born to one 12-year-old, seven 13-year-olds, 97 14-year-olds and 550 15-year-olds, while an estimated 500 girls in the 12 to 15-year-old age group had abortions.