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#Women

# women - Thursday 19 March, 2020

'Deep concerns' over safety of women and children affected by domestic violence during Covid-19 crisis

The Women’s Aid 24-hour national freephone helpline is available on 1800 341 900.

# women - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

From The42 Ireland U20s, Ireland Women, and Munster among latest postponements Latest

Ireland U20s, Ireland Women, and Munster among latest postponements

More rugby fixtures have been called off for now.

# women - Monday 9 March, 2020

From The42 Six Nations confirm Wales-Scotland clash to go ahead as planned As It Stands

Six Nations confirm Wales-Scotland clash to go ahead as planned

There is uncertainty surrounding Ireland’s U20 and Women’s fixtures against France.

# women - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Lise Hand: We might get a female taoiseach but gender balance stays stubbornly skewed

Ireland had six crucial decades when the nation was being shaped where women were absent from the top table of government. But what now?, asks Lise Hand.

# women - Friday 7 February, 2020

Q&A: Here's where Ireland's parties stand on women's healthcare ahead of the election

Where do the parties stand on issues like maternity and infant services, contraception and IVF?

# women - Monday 3 February, 2020

'Why haven't I known about her up to now?': RTÉ broadcasts landmark series celebrating women in Irish history

It involves a six-part series as well as a podcast series.

# women - Thursday 30 January, 2020

'I might never see my parents again': Asylum seekers share their experiences of isolation and PTSD

Many female asylum seekers and refugees in Ireland are living with depression, anxiety and PTSD, a new report has found.

# women - Friday 3 January, 2020

'It didn’t matter to her that the establishment might be upset': How Marian Finucane brought women's stories to the fore

The broadcaster used her platform to discuss topics that were rarely if ever spoken about in a public forum in Ireland.

# women - Sunday 1 December, 2019

Peter Boylan: 'Online abuse didn't bother me - I wasn't going to resign'

The obstetrician has written about his career in a new memoir.

# women - Friday 18 October, 2019

Channel 4 launches new policy to support workers experiencing menopause

New flexible working arrangements and menopause awareness briefings for management are to be introduced.

# women - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

'A lot of doctors fail to recognise it': Calls for government to review treatment of endometriosis

The condition is caused by abnormal cell growth outside the uterus and causes severe pain for women suffering with it.

# 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.

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