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#Women

# women - Saturday 26 November, 2016

The Citizens' Assembly will start discussing abortion today. Here's what's on the agenda

The current regime will be laid out but not critiqued.

# women - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Women hesitant to take folic acid because it 'indicates they are actively trying to get pregnant'

“It was just something you took when pregnant, I didn’t know that was the reason.”

# women - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

India's Minister for Women says country's rape problem is 'exaggerated'

Maneka Gandhi claimed India was in the bottom four countries in the world when it came to rape.

# women - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge Hillary Clinton just delivered some powerful and emotional words to young women in her concession speech Glass Ceiling

Hillary Clinton just delivered some powerful and emotional words to young women in her concession speech

“I know we haven’t shattered this glass ceiling but someday someone will…”

# women - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Man found not guilty by reason of insanity of unprovoked assaults on women

The man was suffering from delusions at the time.

# women - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Activists criticise HSE attempt to force woman to have Caesarean section

The HSE attempted to take an order in court, but a judge refused it.

# women - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge Bono was included on Glamour's 'Women of the Year' list and everyone's taking the piss Award Award Award

Over 11,000 pregnant women at risk of depression in Ireland - study

A new study shows the probability of women becoming depressed during pregnancy in Ireland.

# women - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Women have caught up with men's drinking habits

That’s according to new research undertaken in western countries.

# women - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

'Women right now are being lied to in the most grotesque fashion. Enough is enough'

Today, the Labour Party is introducing to the Dáil legislation that will require those who provide counselling services to women experiencing crisis pregnancies to be registered and regulated.

Labour bill aims to clamp down on rogue crisis pregnancy agencies operating in Ireland

The issue of these clinics operating in Ireland was highlighted in an undercover report last month.

# women - Sunday 25 September, 2016

The woman behind Can't Cope, Won't Cope: "I was hell-bent on getting this on screen"

Stefanie Preissner talks to us about her new series ahead of the third episode airing tomorrow.

# women - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Trinity study seeks women exposed to Hepatitis C-contaminated product in 70s

Almost half of the women screened, who had contact with the virus, showed no signs of infection after.

# women - Monday 19 September, 2016

'It was the loneliest time of my life': Readers share their experiences of miscarriage

Eight women who all feel that miscarriage needs to be spoken about more.

# women - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

The number of women in the workforce is likely to go up a lot in the next few years

In general, the percentage of women in the workforce had risen hugely since the early 1990s.

# women - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

'We need more XX chromosomes around Newstalk, so obviously that's the only reason I'm here'

Colette Fitzpatrick was quick to reply when Newstalk co-host Shane Coleman asked her how she managed to “juggle it all”.

# women - Monday 5 September, 2016

'Think of all those voices desperate for help': Women's Aid helpline receives 41 calls a day

The service is now 24/7, due to increased demand.

# women - Saturday 3 September, 2016

Ignore the sexist advice - wear your engagement ring with pride, ladies

Lorraine Courtney takes issue with the advice that women shouldn’t wear their engagement rings to job interviews.

# women - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Egyptian TV channel takes female anchors off air until they lose weight

The women have been told they “can work in production during the period they need to lose weight”.

# women - Monday 1 August, 2016

Pregnant women warned to stay away from this Miami neighbourhood as Zika spreads

The virus is being spread by mosquitoes there. Pregnant women living there are told to abstain or use barrier protection during sex.

# women - Friday 15 July, 2016

The emojis on your phone are going to become more diverse

Unicode will be introducing 11 new professional emojis depicting women in different careers.

# women - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Jennifer Aniston slams tabloid media over pregnancy scrutiny

The Friends actress said that she is fed up of the body shaming that occurs “under the guise of journalism”.

# women - Monday 27 June, 2016

"Mum, why isn't Wonder Woman wearing any clothes?"

Louise Phillips looks at the role models for young women and finds them lacking.

# women - Thursday 23 June, 2016

From The42 'You might have young players suddenly see an opportunity to become an Olympian' 7s

'You might have young players suddenly see an opportunity to become an Olympian'

Anthony Eddy and his Ireland squad have a huge opportunity this weekend in UCD.

# women - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Bill to repeal Eighth Amendment launched as Coppinger says free vote issue is "ludicrous"

The bill will be brought before the Dáil tomorrow.

# women - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Funding is needed 'before it's too late' - there's a surge in gambling addiction in Irish men (and women)

The numbers of people presenting with a gambling problem at Dublin’s Rutland Centre have trebled in just two years.

# women - Saturday 14 May, 2016

'Where there's one sperm there's a way': Male infertility is common but treatable

A doctor from Cork Fertility Centre said the procedure for men to get checked out is “non-invasive and not expensive compared to what a female has to do”.

These are the Fianna Fáil women who could be in line for a promotion

It’s understood Micheál Martin will appoint at least three women to the party’s front bench.

# women - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Opinion: Women have shown time and time again that they are a more deadly species than the male

Security expert Tom Clonan explains why armies across the world need female soldiers and officers, in all positions.

# women - Saturday 9 April, 2016

"I should have told my friend his 'rape joke' was inappropriate. Why didn't I?"

Men need to start feeling more than a little uncomfortable about the issue of consent, writes Donal O’Keeffe.

# women - Thursday 24 March, 2016

'Families hire 'cutters' to remove any sensation for the girl and it's called a rite of passage'

Extreme forms of mutilation can lead to difficulties in menstruation, painful intercourse, incontinence and infertility.

# women - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge 14 things that make Irish gals so bloody brilliant Hon The Gals

'Success shouldn't be a dirty word for women'

Some of Ireland’s most successful businesswomen gathered today in Dublin to share their experiences.

QUIZ: How much do you know about Irish women's history?

Take our quiz to find out.

# women - Monday 7 March, 2016

Here's why you'll see these women on buses all over Ireland Easter Rising This post contains images

Here's why you'll see these women on buses all over Ireland

They were snipers, cooks and doctors during the 1916 Rising.

Women often undersell their experience and capabilities, while men don't think twice about it

Eoghan McDermott writes that organisations need to do more to close the gender gap in the workforce.

# women - Sunday 6 March, 2016

Getting more women in the Dáil can't be a once off thing, such progress must continue

In comparison to the 2011 general election, there has been an increase of over 40% in the number of women in the Dáil.

# women - Friday 4 March, 2016

Uber is giving Pakistan drivers classes to deter sexual harassment

Uber was officially banned from Delhi after one of its drivers raped a young woman passenger.

# women - Thursday 3 March, 2016

Giving women time off for periods would be unfair - but we need to talk about them more

A company in the UK has introduced a “period policy” that will allow women leave if they are suffering.

# women - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

We now have more female TDs than ever before - but do we really have gender quotas to thank?

A comprehensive analysis of the historic election of 35 women to the 32nd Dáil.