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#Women

# women - Monday 1 July, 2019

Concerns raised over 'limited' access to appropriate sex education for Irish kids

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has set out its recommendations for key priority actions for the State.

# women - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

'I refuse not to feel safe': How women feel about cycling in Dublin

When women cyclists were surveyed, here’s what they had to say about travelling by bike.

# women - Friday 5 April, 2019

Domestic abuse service helped 76 women and 100 children in 24 hours

Every year Aoibhneas has to turn away 400 families seeking refuge.

# women - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Plan for 'bad weather' and 'watch out for dragons in your own party': What FF and FG are telling women election candidates

Two of the main political parties have held training events for women contemplating a life in politics.

# women - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Poll: Should sanitary products be provided for free in public buildings? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should sanitary products be provided for free in public buildings?

A motion calling for this has received unanimous support in the Dáil.

# women - Friday 8 March, 2019

Taoiseach says there is an 'epidemic' of violence against women

The government today ratified the Istanbul Convention which obliges it to protect women from all forms of violence.

# women - Sunday 17 February, 2019

Ruth Bader Ginsburg helped change America - but her fight for gender equality hasn't been won

A new biopic about the Supreme Court Justice looks at her early years as a Harvard student and fledgling lawyer.

# women - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

'It would be foolhardy to say there is no risk': HSE reveals 78,000 slides left in CervicalCheck backlog

The HSE will tell the Health Committee about the backlog latest today.

# women - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Opinion: 'The debate on abortion isn't over and don't expect that it ever will be'

The experience in the US shows that the divisive abortion debate will continue, writes Larry Donnelly.

# women - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Two more women barred from entering one of India's holiest temples

This comes two weeks after two others made history and sparked uproar by praying inside.

# women - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

# women - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Timeline: The history of abortion in Ireland

Ireland voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment in May of this year.

# women - Friday 14 December, 2018

1918 was an 'incredibly dramatic year' for Ireland

We took a trip to the archives to find out about some of the fascinating people involved.

On this day 100 years ago, Irish women got the vote

We take a look at the important moments leading up to the momentous event.

# women - 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 - Monday 19 November, 2018

Vicky Phelan named one of world's most influential women of 2018

The activist said she is “so privileged” to be included on the BBC’s list.

# women - Saturday 17 November, 2018

New national survey on sexual violence to be completed in two years

The minister said he expects the survey to begin next year, stating that it should be completed within 18 months.

# women - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Concerns raised over morning sickness medication being sold to women online

There have been calls for the drug, which can cost up to €3,000, to be made available to women with a medical card.

# women - Thursday 18 October, 2018

Hindu hardliners order 12-hour strike as they step up campaign to block women from Indian temple

The Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala in the state of Kerala was meant to allow women from yesterday.

# women - Sunday 16 September, 2018

From The42 Male tennis players punished more than women - report Study

Male tennis players punished more than women - report

Men were fined 344 times compared to 140 for “audible obscenity” and 287 to 67 for unsportsmanlike conduct.

# women - Saturday 15 September, 2018

From The42 'There's something special about the red jersey... Munster always meant a lot to me' Pride

'There's something special about the red jersey... Munster always meant a lot to me'

Laura Guest has gone from captaining Munster to inter-pro success to leading them as head coach.

# women - Monday 10 September, 2018

Substitutes for female politicians on maternity leave should be considered, says Taoiseach

To do so in Ireland would require modification of our electoral system, said Leo Varadkar.

# women - Saturday 8 September, 2018

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

Poll: Should reference to women's 'life within the home' be removed from Constitution?

A referendum on the topic has been delayed.

# women - Friday 31 August, 2018

Opinion: 'It would be easy to dismiss female genital mutilation as something alien to Ireland - but it's not'

Minister Josepha Madigan writes about how she is inspired by Ifra Ahmed and her fight against FGM in Ireland.

# women - Monday 13 August, 2018

Death of woman in Drogheda not being treated as suspicious, say gardaí

The woman in her 60s was pronounced dead yesterday morning.

# women - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Tokyo medical school admits it altered tests to keep women out

“We betrayed the public trust.”

# women - Monday 6 August, 2018

PICS: Huge crowd turns out to welcome Irish women's hockey team home

Young girls held up posters declaring: “You’re an inspiration to me!”

# women - Monday 30 July, 2018

'Either stand up or get out': Varadkar called on to explain why CervicalCheck cases ending up in court

In May, Varadkar said court cases relating to the health scandal would be be dealt with through mediation.

# women - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Law to make penalty for incest equal for men and women approved by Cabinet

Currently there is life imprisonment for a male who is convicted of incest, but the sentence is three to seven years for a woman.

# women - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

From The Daily Edge Saoirse Ronan's only gone and become the face of Calvin Klein's new perfume Women

# women - 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 - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Referendum on 'women's life within the home' to be held in October

it’s intended that the referendum would be held in conjunction with the removal of the blasphemy offence from the Constitution.

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 - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Saudi Arabia finally lifts ban on women driving Arrests This post contains videos

Saudi Arabia finally lifts ban on women driving

Despite the end of the ban, several activists have been arrested recently.

# women - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

'She was living in a derelict building dripping with damp under a tin roof. The year was 1998'

During the making of No Country for Women, we journeyed with women today to learn more about their mothers’ and grandmothers’ lives, writes Anne Roper.

# women - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

CervicalCheck interim report says €2k payment should be given to women affected immediately

Today’s interim report has recommended that women should not encounter any financial obstacles while participating in investigations.

# women - Sunday 27 May, 2018

'We owe her family a great debt': Calls for abortion legislation to be named Savita's Law Together For Yes This post contains videos

'We owe her family a great debt': Calls for abortion legislation to be named Savita's Law

Together for Yes said the legislation must be enacted as quickly as possible.

# women - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Nora Owen says she was 'confronted' and 'attacked' in Leinster House during the 1980s abortion debate

Fine Gael women who served as politicians in 1983 joined female politicians from the current Dáil to discuss the Eighth Amendment.

# women - Thursday 10 May, 2018

'It seared the soul of our country': Emotional scenes as Emma Mhic Mhathúna's interview raised in the Dáil

“It is a stain on all our doors, it is a stain on all of us,” Labour’s Alan Kelly told his Dáil colleagues today.

# women - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Leo Varadkar confirms redress scheme for women affected by the smear test controversy

The Taoiseach said the government still do not know all the facts surrounding the CervicalCheck scandal.

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