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#Women

# women - Yesterday’s News

Poll: Would you be a stay-at-home parent if money was no object? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you be a stay-at-home parent if money was no object?

If money were no issue, would you prefer to spend all your time with your child?

# women - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Heavy drinking may affect young male and female brains very differently

There are hundreds of alcohol-related deaths in Ireland every year.

# women - Saturday 26 August, 2017

'Where is my name?': Afghan women want husbands to call them by their own names in public

It is common for women to be referred to as the “wife of” or “daughter of” a man, rather than by their names.

# women - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Women with history of gum disease at higher risk of cancer, study says

Women who have a history of gum disease face a higher risk of several types of cancer, particularly tumours in the oesophagus and breasts.

# women - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Graphic pro-life 'education project' to take place in Dublin today

Abortion providers have criticised organisers for ‘intimidating’ women.

# women - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Early onset menopause linked to higher risk of type 2 diabetes

The researchers examined 6819 women to analyse the association between menopause and diabetes.

# women - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Boots apologises after it's accused of moralising to women about the morning-after pill

The pharmacy chain has been criticised over the price of its emergency contraceptive pill.

# women - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

The feminisation of homelessness: Ireland has far more homeless women than Europe

New research shows that almost 50% of homeless people in Dublin are women.

# women - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Cllr Jennifer Whitmore: 'I'm shocked a breastfeeding politician was considered news'

Maternity leave should be a universal right regardless of whether you are elected or unelected, writes Jennifer Whitmore.

# women - Saturday 24 June, 2017

'I was haunted by the blood I caused by circumcising girls' FGM

'I was haunted by the blood I caused by circumcising girls'

Almost 3,000 girls living in Ireland could be at risk of undergoing female genital mutilation.

Poll: Do you think gender balance in government is important? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think gender balance in government is important?

Just 22.3% of TDs who won seats in the last election were women.

# women - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Two women in their 50s assaulted in separate attacks in Rathfarnham last weekend

One woman was taken to Tallaght Hospital to be treated for injuries.

# women - Friday 16 June, 2017

Pro-choice group fears wording of abortion referendum will be too limited

The public will vote on repealing the Eighth Amendment next year.

# women - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Irish women account for seven in 10 non-resident abortions carried out in UK

More than 3,200 women and girls travelled from Ireland to the UK for terminations last year.

# women - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Male drivers rack up penalty points twice as often as women over a decade

Since the introduction of penalty points Ireland’s male drivers have received the lion’s share of fixed charge notices for road infractions.

# women - Monday 29 May, 2017

Irish women may need fewer smear tests to screen for cervical cancer HPV

Irish women may need fewer smear tests to screen for cervical cancer

Hiqa is recommending a HPV test first instead.

# women - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Ivanka Trump defends father at women's summit, gets laughed at

Donald Trump doesn’t have the best track record when it comes to empowering women.

# women - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Ex-hospital master to Simon Harris: 'Ask nuns about their plans for €300m hospital'

Dr. Peter Boylan says the minister must quiz the Sisters of Charity.

# women - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

First woman to ever compete in Boston Marathon runs again 50 years later

Kathrine Switzer donned bib number 261, the same number she wore when she entered the all-male race 50 years ago.

# women - Saturday 8 April, 2017

More males are born in Ireland, but women are living longer

Some 53,000 more females than males were recorded in the Census 2016 results.

# women - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Iceland to make equal pay the law for men and women

The law will come into effect in January.

# women - Monday 20 March, 2017

Women next in line for serious gambling problems thanks to 'female-friendly gaming sites'

Multi-billion euro companies are now targeting women through marketing campaigns.

# women - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

From The42 British Open back on agenda for Muirfield as golf club passes move to allow female members Open Season

British Open back on agenda for Muirfield as golf club passes move to allow female members

The vote for change cleared the required two-thirds majority this time around.

# women - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

The Irish Constitution still makes reference to woman's place in the home

Dublin Rathdown deputy Josepha Madigan wants a referendum on Article 41.2.1 of Bunreacht na hÉireann.

Women on State boards on the rise as 'talent bank' boosts numbers

A target of 40% female representation has been set for State boards.

# women - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Public asked to lay flowers at graves of Magdalene women today

Over 1,600 women are buried in cemeteries around the country, many of whom are in unmarked graves.

# women - Friday 3 March, 2017

Women to be conscripted into Swedish army amid Russia fears

For the first time, conscription will apply to women.

# women - Saturday 4 February, 2017

'When you have a certain body type it's easy to feel exercise isn't for you - and that's a problem'

2FM radio presenter Louise McSharry told us why she decided to become an ambassador for the Dublin Rock n’Roll Marathon.

# women - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Rose of Tralee festival says it has not banned transgender women from entering

This is contrary to reports this morning.

# women - Monday 23 January, 2017

Faulty breast implants lead to €60 million payout to 20,000 women

The implants were found to contain substandard silicone gel.

# women - Friday 20 January, 2017

From The Daily Edge 9 things you shouldn't even think about saying to women in 2017 Smile It Might Not Happen

# women - Sunday 15 January, 2017

New rules mean top jobs in Irish civil service must go to women

When it’s between two candidates of equal merit, female candidates will be priorities.

# women - Thursday 29 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge 9 questions Irish women need answers to immediately Here Come The Gals

Skills course is helping women into IT sector - but longterm unemployment is increasing

A report looking at the success of the jobs training programme in its first five years is to be published this week.

# women - Friday 23 December, 2016

Man charged over killing of Irish woman in Australian serial killer case

He is charged with the murders of two women – a third woman was also killed but the investigation is still open.

# women - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

UK abortion provider warned over concerns around risk and training

Marie Stopes International had to restrict some of its services in October this year due to the concerns.

# women - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

From The42 'The majority of the female population doesn’t engage in sport... Why is that?' AIM

'The majority of the female population doesn’t engage in sport... Why is that?'

In an extract from ‘Eat Sweat Play,’ Anna Kessel looks at how sport can change our lives.

# women - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge 11 everyday items that women are FINALLY able to buy Just Girly Things

# women - Saturday 26 November, 2016

The Citizens' Assembly will start discussing abortion today. Here's what's on the agenda

The current regime will be laid out but not critiqued.

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