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#Women

# women - This week 27th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

Women who suffer severe pregnancy sickness to have access to drug free of charge from January
# Cariban
# Cariban

Women who suffer severe pregnancy sickness to have access to drug free of charge from January

Nov 27th 2022, 8:30 AM 12,170 Views 5 Comments

Cariban can cost women up to €3,000 over the course of a pregnancy.

# women - Last week 20th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

Majority of Irish people agree that pornography is harming society, Women's Aid report finds
# Misogyny
# Misogyny

Majority of Irish people agree that pornography is harming society, Women's Aid report finds

Nov 25th 2022, 8:57 AM 8,150 Views 0 Comments

Women were more likely than men to believe that pornography was detrimental to young people.

New scheme to allow councillor appoint temporary substitute while on maternity leave
# Maternity Leave
# Maternity Leave

New scheme to allow councillor appoint temporary substitute while on maternity leave

Nov 22nd 2022, 1:57 PM 7,237 Views 1 Comment

Currently, female councillors are office-holders rather than employees and are not covered by the statutory framework for maternity leave.

# women - Last month November 2022

Collapse of NI institutions impacting on gender-based violence legislation being passed
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Collapse of NI institutions impacting on gender-based violence legislation being passed

Nov 4th 2022, 5:10 PM 5,019 Views 2 Comments

Without a budget it is difficult to commit to new projects across all areas, says Alliance leader Naomi Long.

# women - This year 2022

Historic tour a huge positive for Ireland but the hard work is still ahead
# Arigato
From The42
# Arigato

Historic tour a huge positive for Ireland but the hard work is still ahead

Aug 29th 2022, 7:30 PM 4,724 Views 3 Comments

Greg McWilliams gave debuts to nine players during the two Tests in Japan.

Taliban violently disperse rare women's protest in Kabul
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban violently disperse rare women's protest in Kabul

Aug 13th 2022, 11:50 AM 23,751 Views 23 Comments

About 40 women — chanting “bread, work and freedom” — marched in front of the education ministry building in Kabul.

Ireland's men's and women's 7s teams have qualified for the World Cup
# Nearly There
From The42
# Nearly There

Ireland's men's and women's 7s teams have qualified for the World Cup

Updated Jul 17th 2022, 6:00 PM 13,322 Views 4 Comments

The tournament will take place in Cape Town, South Africa in September.

Assault causing harm sentence to double from 5 to 10 years under new domestic violence strategy
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Assault causing harm sentence to double from 5 to 10 years under new domestic violence strategy

Jun 28th 2022, 6:20 AM 11,752 Views 25 Comments

Justice Minister Helen McEntee will today seek Cabinet approval for the five-year plan and the €363 million package to underpin it.

The Good Information Podcast: Gender equality - why Ireland is not as equal as it might seem
# Tgip-podcast
# Tgip-podcast

The Good Information Podcast: Gender equality - why Ireland is not as equal as it might seem

Jun 10th 2022, 9:39 AM 3,449 Views 6 Comments

How far are Irish women from equality, and what is standing in their way?

Taoiseach denies 'sham' debate and says arguments against NMH move to St Vincent's 'didn't hold up'
# Elm Park
# Elm Park

Taoiseach denies 'sham' debate and says arguments against NMH move to St Vincent's 'didn't hold up'

Updated May 17th 2022, 3:44 PM 39,668 Views 101 Comments
  • The plan was approved by Cabinet this morning and described by Minister Stephen Donnelly as 'a milestone'.
  • Members of the Oireachtas Health Committee had asked for a further delay in Cabinet approval, saying more consultation was required.
  • One member, Róisín Shortall of the SocDems, called the last two weeks of debate "a sham and a charade".
Taoiseach ‘more than willing’ to offer State apology for illegal birth registrations
# State Apology
# State Apology

Taoiseach ‘more than willing’ to offer State apology for illegal birth registrations

May 11th 2022, 6:33 PM 7,521 Views 18 Comments

Children’s Minister Roderic O’Gorman yesterday issued an apology in the Seanad on behalf of the Government.

'All lawfully permitted procedures', including abortion, to be allowed in new NMH, minister says
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

'All lawfully permitted procedures', including abortion, to be allowed in new NMH, minister says

Updated May 3rd 2022, 9:47 PM 34,040 Views 41 Comments

The health minister and several medical professionals held a press conference this evening about the legal framework governing the new hospital.

Stephen Donnelly confirms opening of two additional specialist menopause clinics
# Women's Health
# Women's Health

Stephen Donnelly confirms opening of two additional specialist menopause clinics

Apr 29th 2022, 6:30 AM 16,652 Views 6 Comments

A total of six menopause clinics will be rolled out nationwide this year.

Six stamps in new Centenary collection will honour Irish sportswomen
# An Post
# An Post

Six stamps in new Centenary collection will honour Irish sportswomen

Mar 4th 2022, 4:39 PM 10,731 Views 14 Comments

The Government approved the series this week, as part of a collection of stamps to run over the next four years.

Govt one step closer to giving severe illness during pregnancy drug free of charge
# Hyperemesis Gravidarum
# Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Govt one step closer to giving severe illness during pregnancy drug free of charge

Feb 23rd 2022, 7:13 PM 9,443 Views 4 Comments

U-turn on calling Cariban a food supplement as HPRA says such classification is not appropriate.

The Explainer: What can Ireland do to become a safer place for women?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What can Ireland do to become a safer place for women?

Feb 3rd 2022, 6:00 PM 5,013 Views 0 Comments

We speak to Orla O’Connor, director of the National Women’s Council of Ireland to get a sense of what more can be done – from the courts to domestic abuse services – but how ultimately there are no quick fixes.

Quiz: How much do you know about gender equality in Ireland?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Quiz: How much do you know about gender equality in Ireland?

Feb 2nd 2022, 8:00 PM 23,536 Views 26 Comments

We’ve spent the last month looking at the progress being made – and the work left to be done.

'They've got this really good squad of athletic, skillful players now'
# 7s
From The42
# 7s

'They've got this really good squad of athletic, skillful players now'

Updated Jan 31st 2022, 12:00 PM 16,515 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland Women’s 7s team had an excellent weekend on the World Series.

Open Newsroom: Gender equality, Ireland, the EU and you
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Open Newsroom: Gender equality, Ireland, the EU and you

Jan 27th 2022, 5:50 PM 6,661 Views 16 Comments

The Good Information Project’s lunchtime webinar looks at a challenges and solutions to issues such as childcare systems, representation of women in politics, and tackling gendered violence.

From Article 41.2 to the X Case: An A-Z of pivotal policy moments in Irish women's history
# History Books
# History Books

From Article 41.2 to the X Case: An A-Z of pivotal policy moments in Irish women's history

Jan 22nd 2022, 10:00 AM 8,017 Views 9 Comments

We’ve catalogued some of the landmark moments and milestones in Irish women’s history as part of this month’s Good Information Project cycle.

Are we there yet? The Good Information Project focuses on gender equality
# TGIP
# TGIP

Are we there yet? The Good Information Project focuses on gender equality

Jan 10th 2022, 8:00 AM 8,761 Views 12 Comments

We want you to join the discussion.

# women - Last year 2021

Parsons scores classy try as Ireland put a tough week behind them at the RDS
# On Top
From The42
# On Top

Parsons scores classy try as Ireland put a tough week behind them at the RDS

Nov 12th 2021, 9:07 PM 22,573 Views 7 Comments

Ciara Griffin and co. were deserved winners as Lindsay Peat scored a fitting try.

'A man followed me home on the Nitelink': Readers' stories of safety on public transport
# Your Stories
# Your Stories

'A man followed me home on the Nitelink': Readers' stories of safety on public transport

Oct 14th 2021, 12:05 AM 37,490 Views 24 Comments

“The man stood beside me laughing while I spoke to the driver. The driver just looked embarrassed,” one woman wrote of an incident.

Have you been assaulted or harassed on public transport? We want to hear your story
# Your Story
# Your Story

Have you been assaulted or harassed on public transport? We want to hear your story

Oct 8th 2021, 8:30 PM 13,374 Views 11 Comments

A “misogynistic” incident on the DART this week comes after a report found women have serious safety concerns about using public transport.

Gareth Southgate accepts there are not enough women in his England set-up
# Diversity
From The42
# Diversity

Gareth Southgate accepts there are not enough women in his England set-up

Sep 17th 2021, 2:36 PM 5,113 Views 14 Comments

The England boss admits the progress that the women’s game has made is not reflected in his staff.

Women feel doctors 'normalise' loss of pregnancy, and first-time mothers 'not listened to', report finds
# Women's Health Taskforce
# Women's Health Taskforce

Women feel doctors 'normalise' loss of pregnancy, and first-time mothers 'not listened to', report finds

Sep 14th 2021, 3:35 PM 17,438 Views 9 Comments

Over 270 women aged 18 to 80 participated in discussions for a report commissioned by a Department of Health taskforce.

Afghan women stage protest outside presidential palace in Kabul
# Taliban
# Taliban

Afghan women stage protest outside presidential palace in Kabul

Sep 3rd 2021, 1:43 PM 17,034 Views 16 Comments

The protesters are urging the Taliban leadership to uphold women’s rights and include women in the government.

'We fear what is coming': Women in Kabul speak out as Taliban takes back control
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

'We fear what is coming': Women in Kabul speak out as Taliban takes back control

Aug 18th 2021, 12:05 AM 22,161 Views 34 Comments
  • Women living in Kabul tell The Journal "everyone is living in fear" since the Taliban regained control
  • Females in particular are afraid to leave their homes, Órla Ryan and Laura Byrne write
  • "We simply do not know what they have in store for us. All we can do now is wait," Mahbouba Seraj says
Opinion: Nutrition can empower women through menopause alongside medicine
# Women's Health
# Women's Health

Opinion: Nutrition can empower women through menopause alongside medicine

Jul 3rd 2021, 10:30 AM 24,306 Views 15 Comments

Nutritional therapist Jackie Lynch explains how diet and particularly sugar balance can help women cope with the changes of menopause.

Development of Irish women's rugby is a 'long-term project,' says Nucifora
# Grow The Game
From The42
# Grow The Game

Development of Irish women's rugby is a 'long-term project,' says Nucifora

Jun 3rd 2021, 6:15 AM 2,198 Views 1 Comment

Ireland finished third in the Six Nations this year but suffered a heavy defeat to France.

Menopause workplace policy for businesses to be developed, says health minister
# Supporting Women
# Supporting Women

Menopause workplace policy for businesses to be developed, says health minister

Jun 2nd 2021, 4:42 PM 24,966 Views 14 Comments

Women have recently shared their menopause experience on RTÉ’s Liveline.

'Women in the home clause' the key question as virtual Citizens' Assembly to deliver its results
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

'Women in the home clause' the key question as virtual Citizens' Assembly to deliver its results

Apr 24th 2021, 6:30 AM 13,898 Views 14 Comments

The issue was to be put to a referendum during the lifetime of the previous government.

'In Beibhinn, Ireland have someone who can do things that other people can't do'
# Player Profile
From The42
# Player Profile

'In Beibhinn, Ireland have someone who can do things that other people can't do'

Updated Apr 10th 2021, 9:19 AM 36,929 Views 7 Comments

19-year-old Ballinasloe RFC product Beibhinn Parsons is a rising star of Irish rugby.

Northern Ireland is more than green and orange now - as new communities enter the debate
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Northern Ireland is more than green and orange now - as new communities enter the debate

Apr 5th 2021, 9:00 PM 42,825 Views 40 Comments

“Our young people are fierce and brave and they’re coming for us. And we should let them.”

'Reclaim the streets' protest held in Dublin following murder of Sarah Everard as police officer appears in court
# Sarah Everard
# Sarah Everard

'Reclaim the streets' protest held in Dublin following murder of Sarah Everard as police officer appears in court

Updated Mar 16th 2021, 6:49 PM 36,474 Views 0 Comments

Everard was killed when walking home from a friend’s flat in London.

Opinion: Women have lived in fear of walking alone in the dark for too long - we've had enough
# Safety
# Safety

Opinion: Women have lived in fear of walking alone in the dark for too long - we've had enough

Mar 11th 2021, 9:46 AM 41,569 Views 0 Comments

Our reader shares two terrifying experiences walking home in Dublin and London and asks if we are doing enough to free women from this fear.

International Women’s Day: Minding the mental health of women in the face of this pandemic
# Opinion
# Opinion

International Women’s Day: Minding the mental health of women in the face of this pandemic

Mar 8th 2021, 7:00 AM 11,204 Views 6 Comments

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
# International Women's Day
# International Women's Day

Opinion: From repression to Robinson and Repeal - the Irish heroine's journey

Mar 6th 2021, 4:30 PM 13,588 Views 24 Comments

Ahead of International Women’s Day, Kathy Scott of the Trailblazery walks the road with Irish women and celebrates their spirit.

Government report on period poverty to be launched next month
# Period Poverty
# Period Poverty

Government report on period poverty to be launched next month

Jan 31st 2021, 6:30 AM 16,113 Views 14 Comments

The report comes as two senators have put forward proposed legislation on the issue.

Men's Six Nations to go ahead but Women's and U20 championships postponed
# Pushed Back
From The42
# Pushed Back

Men's Six Nations to go ahead but Women's and U20 championships postponed

Updated Jan 13th 2021, 3:03 PM 18,693 Views 32 Comments

However, organisers insist the Men’s competition will go ahead as planned in the coming months.

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