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Wednesday 27 September 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# international women's day

This year
Hundreds march through Dublin on International Women's Day
Protestors chanted “women’s rights, migrant rights, same struggle, same fight”.
International Women's Day: Does AI have a woman problem?
Fair representation in datasets a little-known battle front in the fight for equality, writes Sarah Jane Delany.
Soldier, sailor, technician - the lives of three women in the Irish Defence Forces
To mark International Women’s Day we sat down with three women working in the Irish Defence Forces.
Opinion: Women in work face extra challenges that men do not experience
Dr Emma Howard asks whether its time to address things like giving birth and pregnancy loss in CVs and hiring processes.
Last year
Government must act on women’s equality issues, rally told
Hundreds attended the National Women’s Council of Ireland event outside Leinster House in Dublin.
All time
Opinion: Remote working should not become the 'Mother' option, leaving women behind
Mary Rose Burke of Dublin Chamber outlines the stumbling blocks faced by working women and the need for more flexible working options for all.
Noeline Blackwell: This week has exposed society's distorted attitudes towards gender-based violence
The head of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre reflects on another painful week for women in Ireland and the UK.
Holly Cairns: The gender pay gap is a scandal - we must resolve to end it
In the week when we celebrated International Women’s Day, the Social Democrats TD says we should settle for nothing less than equal pay for equal work.
International Women’s Day: Minding the mental health of women in the face of this pandemic
Therapist Bernie Hackett celebrates women on IWD and reminds them that help is available.
Opinion: From repression to Robinson and Repeal - the Irish heroine's journey
Ahead of International Women’s Day, Kathy Scott of the Trailblazery walks the road with Irish women and celebrates their spirit.
You may think your workplace is progressive - your employees may disagree
‘If we aren’t inclusive in how we recruit and promote people, we’re not tapping into the full talent pool’
Opinion: Adult children still at home? There's no blueprint for this time
Like so many parents in Ireland in a difficult housing market, Ruth Deasy had to share her home with her two grown sons.
PSNI responds to criticism of Women's Day event that awards men for helping female officers
A PSNI chief superintendent said that it was “vitally important” for men to support and empower women in the force.
These are the gaeilgeoirí you should be following on Insta this Seachtain na Gaeilge
If you need a hand with the cúpla focal.
Cheers to IWD! 10 Dublin bars offering great drinks deals to mark the occasion
Let’s raise a glass, ladies!
'We can't accept this as being the norm': USI President Síona Cahill on why she's calling for mass walkouts today
Activists are calling for mass walkouts to mark International Women’s Day today.
69 songs by our favourite Irish women: Here's your International Women's Day Spotify playlist
This playlist also happens to be 4 hours 20 minutes long and contains 69 songs.
Abuse survivor says legal profession should 'bring their morals as well as law books into courtrooms'
Leona O’Callaghan said the government and judiciary needs to stop pointing at each other and step up to make changes.
Call for mass walkouts in Ireland to protest against gender-based violence and pay gap
Abuse survivor Leona O’Callaghan said she is urging people to stand together to demand change in Ireland.
OPINION: Ruth Coppinger TD on why she believes her 'thong stunt' can kickstart a movement around sexism and consent
The Dublin West TD says the reaction to the ‘stunt’ showed how people are wanting to create a change in society in regards sexism and consent.
23 of the best celebrity Instagrams from International Women's Day
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s 2 year old daughter saying ‘girl power’ will give you heart eyes for days
16 of the best scenes from Ireland's International Women's Day marches
(So far).
5 fascinating Irish female trailblazers whose stories history has hidden
Tricking the British empire for 50 years? That’s badass!
Aer Lingus offered women priority boarding for International Women's Day and it caused a LOT of controversy
Well, no good deed goes unpunished.
'Male celibates advise the Pope on what women really want, that is ludicrous'
The former president said women aren’t ‘mysteries’ or ‘strawberries on the cake’, despite what popes have called them.
Mary McAleese says it's 'pure codology' that women can't become priests
The former president also called the Catholic Church an “empire of misogyny”.
Poll: Are you a feminist?
What does feminism mean to you?
International Women's Day 2018: Here's what Irish women need
IWD is an important moment to look to the changes we need to make for women’s equality, writes Orla O’Connor.
'More needs to be done': Just 16% of CEO jobs in Ireland last year went to women
The Central Bank said it remained concerned at the lack of diversity among senior roles in the Irish financial sector.
President Higgins: 'We are a very long way from adequately addressing issues of hierarchy'
President Michael D Higgins spoke to Ryan Tubridy ahead of International Women’s Day tomorrow.
Spanish policewoman reprimanded for taking 'menstruation break' while on duty
The policewoman has since alleged harassment against the officer who reprimanded her.
'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.
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”.
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?”"
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.
Snapchat spectacularly missed the point with their International Women's Day filters
They honoured Marie Curie by giving her… eyeliner?
14 inspired signs seen at the Strike4Repeal protests around the country today
“Repeal The 8th You G*wl.”
Aer Lingus has just released fantastic pictures of its all-female flight crew
The crew was assembled for International Women’s Day, of course.
"Mo chorp, mo rogha"- O'Connell Bridge brought to a standstill by the Strike 4 Repeal
The Strike 4 Repeal has taken over Ireland.