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International Women’s Day protest takes place in Dublin

The protest took place outside the Central Bank this afternoon.

Laurie Dool and Katie O'Hara, both UCD students taking part in a protest today.
Laurie Dool and Katie O'Hara, both UCD students taking part in a protest today.
Image: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland

MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC marked International Women’s Day with a protest outside the Central Bank this afternoon to protest against inequality, domestic violence and lack of abortion rights.

The protest was organised by Reproductive rights, against Oppression, Sexism and Austerity (ROSA), the Abortion Rights Campaign, Irish Feminist Network, Union of Students in Ireland, Action for Choice, Real-Productive Health and DCU Students’ Union.

The National Women’s Council of Ireland also organised a soapbox outside the GPO today, where members of the public could voice their point of views.

International Women’s Day protest takes place in Dublin
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  • Protest on International Women's Day.

    Source: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland
  • Protest on International Women's Day.

    Source: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland
  • Protest on International Women's Day.

    Source: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland
  • Protest on International Women's Day.

    Source: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland
  • Protest on International Women's Day.

    Source: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland
  • Protest on International Women's Day.

    Source: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland
  • Protest on International Women's Day.

    Source: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland
  • Protest on International Women's Day.

    Source: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland
  • Protest on International Women's Day.

    Source: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland
  • Emer Costello MEP speaking today at the NWCI Soapbox

    Source: @emercostello

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