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#Women in the Home

# women-in-the-home - Friday 7 December, 2018

Poll: Should reference to women's 'life within the home' in the Constitution be amended? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should reference to women's 'life within the home' in the Constitution be amended?

The Justice Committee published a report on the matter yesterday.

# women-in-the-home - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Referendum on women’s place in the home delayed after committee vote

The Oireachtas Justice Committee has voted for pre-legislative scrutiny of the removal of the women in the home reference.

# women-in-the-home - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Citizens' Assembly to consider care issue in a bid to prevent referendum delay

Minister Flanagan sent a letter regarding the referendum on the women’s place in the home to Justice Committee members this week.

# women-in-the-home - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Referendum on women’s place in the home may be delayed until next year

Concerns have been raised about the proposal for a straight-forward deletion of the reference to women in the home in the Constitution.

# women-in-the-home - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Taoiseach says 'women in the home' reference in the Constitution is 'sexist, anachronistic language'

Varadkar said it is time to separate the idea that women are inherently linked to caring and family roles.

# women-in-the-home - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Government set to approve plan to hold 'women's place in the home' referendum in October

However, there is no consensus among the Oireachtas women’s caucus as to whether the wording should be deleted or amended.

# women-in-the-home - Thursday 10 October, 2013

No referendum on ‘women in the home’ clause before "extensive consultations"

The government says that a possible referendum on altering the article 41.2 of the constitution is complicated by the desire to acknowledge the work of home carers.

# women-in-the-home - Sunday 17 February, 2013

Constitutional Convention votes to alter 'women in home' clause

A vast majority of the delegates voted to change the article, with 98 per cent supporting a proposal to make it gender-neutral.

# women-in-the-home - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Cautious welcome given to progress on constitutional convention

Interest groups have welcomed the latest reports that draft proposals on the makeup of the convention are imminent – as long as there is sufficient consultation.