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# international-womens-day - Monday 10 April, 2017

Spanish policewoman reprimanded for taking 'menstruation break' while on duty

The policewoman has since alleged harassment against the officer who reprimanded her.

# international-womens-day - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

'Fearless Girl' to continue staring down the Wall Street bull until 2018

“She is inspiring everyone in a moment when we need inspiration,” New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said.

# international-womens-day - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Could horses be the way forward for women in Saudi Arabia?

“There is this very weird belief that a woman shouldn’t ride a horse,” Gosaibi says, especially if she is not yet married as “she might lose her virginity”.

# international-womens-day - Friday 10 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge The Rubberbandits' response to International Women's Day has really resonated on Facebook Embrace Vulnerability

The Rubberbandits' response to International Women's Day has really resonated on Facebook

“So many lads on twitter yesterday saying “What about international Mens day?”"

# international-womens-day - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Repeal protests attract thousands to the streets of Dublin

Similar demonstrations were staged in other cities around Ireland.

Fair City's Úna Kavanagh: 'I had a social welfare book called 'Unmarried Mother's Allowance''

Today, RTÉ will air an all female episode of Fair City, interlacing narratives of strong female characters, writes Úna Kavanagh.

From The Daily Edge Snapchat spectacularly missed the point with their International Women's Day filters Smokey Eye

Snapchat spectacularly missed the point with their International Women's Day filters

They honoured Marie Curie by giving her… eyeliner?

From The Daily Edge 14 inspired signs seen at the Strike4Repeal protests around the country today Strike4Repeal
From The Daily Edge Aer Lingus has just released fantastic pictures of its all-female flight crew Flying It

Aer Lingus has just released fantastic pictures of its all-female flight crew

The crew was assembled for International Women’s Day, of course.

From The Daily Edge "Mo chorp, mo rogha"- O'Connell Bridge brought to a standstill by the Strike 4 Repeal Strike 4 Repeal

"Mo chorp, mo rogha"- O'Connell Bridge brought to a standstill by the Strike 4 Repeal

The Strike 4 Repeal has taken over Ireland.

Fair City is having an all-female episode... and they're all heading to the pub Here Come The Girls This post contains videos

Fair City is having an all-female episode... and they're all heading to the pub

The show is celebrating International Women’s Day.

16%: Ireland's gender pay gap between male and female managers in 2014

The figures from 2014 are being discussed as part of International Women’s Day today.

From The Daily Edge 7 perfect responses to all those annoying International Women's Day questions International Women's Day

7 perfect responses to all those annoying International Women's Day questions

“Why isn’t there an International Men’s Day?” Don’t even start.

What Irish women want: 'We must demand what is right and challenge what is frightening'

What does it mean to be a woman in 2017 and what are women’s hopes for equality and fairness?

# international-womens-day - Monday 6 March, 2017

UN committee warns scope of mother and baby homes inquiry is too narrow

A UN Committee added that the Eighth Amendment “unduly restricts access to abortion”.

# international-womens-day - Friday 3 March, 2017

Jane Fonda reveals she was raped and sexually abused as a child

The 79-year-old actress did not reveal who was responsible for the abuse.

# international-womens-day - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge This company was sent pens 'designed for women' and their response was excellent Bic For Her

This company was sent pens 'designed for women' and their response was excellent

What about them makes them ‘for women’, you ask? Well… They’re purple.

# international-womens-day - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

This amazing mural of 1916 women just appeared in Dublin city centre

It shows three women who were all involved in the Rising.

From The Daily Edge 14 things that make Irish gals so bloody brilliant Hon The Gals
From The Daily Edge 19 sound Irish women you should be following on Instagram Insta Crushes

19 sound Irish women you should be following on Instagram

Brighten up your Instagram timeline with these gals.

'Success shouldn't be a dirty word for women'

Some of Ireland’s most successful businesswomen gathered today in Dublin to share their experiences.

From The Daily Edge Here's what Ireland's 2016 summer festivals would look like without the men Festi-gals
From The Daily Edge 17 Irish women who are absolutely killing it Hon The Gals

17 Irish women who are absolutely killing it

Just some of the many, many legends this island has produced.

Two Irish authors make the longlist for top book award

Lisa McInerney and Anne Enright have been named alongside Kate Atkinson and Elizabeth Strout.

QUIZ: How much do you know about Irish women's history?

Take our quiz to find out.

Women warned of dangers of ‘bottomless Prosecco brunches’

Alcohol Action Ireland is calling on women to examine their drinking habits.

# international-womens-day - Monday 7 March, 2016

Here's why you'll see these women on buses all over Ireland Easter Rising This post contains images

Here's why you'll see these women on buses all over Ireland

They were snipers, cooks and doctors during the 1916 Rising.

Women often undersell their experience and capabilities, while men don't think twice about it

Eoghan McDermott writes that organisations need to do more to close the gender gap in the workforce.

# international-womens-day - Sunday 8 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here is why everyone is tweeting about November 19th November 19th

Here is why everyone is tweeting about November 19th

Hint: it’s to do with International Women’s Day.

From The Daily Edge 10 little ways you can celebrate International Women’s Day International Women's Day

10 little ways you can celebrate International Women’s Day

Watch Stephanie Roche’s goal and listen to Beyoncé.

From The Daily Edge 13 Irish women who are completely kicking ass Come On Na Mban

13 Irish women who are completely kicking ass

Here come the girls, girls, girls, girls-girls…

# international-womens-day - Friday 6 March, 2015

Irish men are still being paid a whole lot more than Irish women

We’re nowhere near the worst country in Europe from that point of view though

# international-womens-day - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Photos: Men in burqas say 'Don't tell women what to wear, keep your eyes away' BURQAS This post contains images

Photos: Men in burqas say 'Don't tell women what to wear, keep your eyes away'

They organised the march ahead of International Women’s Day on March 8.

# international-womens-day - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Indian government questions how interview with bus rapist was shown on BBC

Police say the film could cause public disorder.

# international-womens-day - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Men, your day has finally come What About Us?

Men, your day has finally come

International Men’s Day!

# international-womens-day - Monday 10 March, 2014

Domestic violence register 'would help protect victims' in Ireland

The call comes after a scheme known as Clare’s Law was introduced in the UK at the weekend.

# international-womens-day - Saturday 8 March, 2014

International Women's Day protest takes place in Dublin Girl Power This post contains images

International Women's Day protest takes place in Dublin

The protest took place outside the Central Bank this afternoon.

Column: Today let's celebrate, recognise, and show solidarity with the women and girls

The 8th March each year marks International Women’s Day. It is a time for us to recognise the women and girls of this world who are living in poverty and vulnerability due to gender discrimination, says Bernadette Crawford.

From The Daily Edge Brilliant Tweeter responds to every lad asking about International Men's Day What About Us?

Brilliant Tweeter responds to every lad asking about International Men's Day

He’s doing all the hard work so we don’t have to.

Poll: Should there be a gender quota in general elections? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be a gender quota in general elections?

Today on International Women’s Day, we want to know if you think this is the right approach.

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