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Column: We must introduce paternity leave – for the sake of women, too
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We must introduce paternity leave – for the sake of women, too

Dec 10th 2011, 10:00 AM 90 Views 30 Comments

Paternity leave isn’t just an issue for fathers, writes Senator Ivana Bacik – it would help women finally achieve equality in the workplace.

Column: Abortion is a reality in Ireland – now we need to legislate for it
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# Opinion

Column: Abortion is a reality in Ireland – now we need to legislate for it

Jul 15th 2011, 7:30 AM 107 Views 73 Comments

Senator Ivana Bacik and her student union colleagues were threatened with jail in 1989 for giving out information on abortion. She argues that public opinion has turned and that the Government must confront reality.