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# feminism - Sunday 16 May, 2021

Mona Eltahawy: 'No one ever asks men, don't you think violence against women begets violence?'
# Seven Necessary Sins
# Seven Necessary Sins

Mona Eltahawy: 'No one ever asks men, don't you think violence against women begets violence?'

May 16th 2021, 3:00 PM 23,461 Views 29 Comments

We speak to the author about her new book, The Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls, which is published by Tramp Press.

# feminism - Saturday 6 March, 2021

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 13,509 Views 24 Comments

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

# feminism - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Men occupy most senior positions in civil service but are 'more likely to perceive gender bias in promotions'
# Equality
# Equality

Men occupy most senior positions in civil service but are 'more likely to perceive gender bias in promotions'

Dec 2nd 2020, 6:10 AM 16,809 Views 57 Comments

Over a third of workers believe that using flexible work options negatively impacts their chances of promotion, according to a new study.

# feminism - Saturday 18 January, 2020

History: As our election looms, spare a thought for the women of 1920
# 1920
# 1920

History: As our election looms, spare a thought for the women of 1920

Jan 18th 2020, 9:30 AM 12,217 Views 18 Comments

Women stood for election for the first time in 1920, in considerable numbers, writes Dr Margaret Ward.

# feminism - 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
# Truth To Power
# Truth To Power

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

Jan 3rd 2020, 4:19 PM 20,602 Views 22 Comments

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

# feminism - Sunday 1 December, 2019

Hanna Sheehy Skeffington: 'The ablest of all the fearless women who worked for Ireland’s freedom'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Hanna Sheehy Skeffington: 'The ablest of all the fearless women who worked for Ireland’s freedom'

Dec 1st 2019, 12:00 PM 14,780 Views 16 Comments

Sheehy Skeffington fought for equality and the republican cause – but why wasn’t she put forward as a candidate in the crucial 1918 election?

# feminism - Sunday 17 February, 2019

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

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

Feb 17th 2019, 9:45 AM 15,780 Views 43 Comments

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

# feminism - Monday 11 February, 2019

Here are the three women who are in with a real chance of defeating Donald Trump in the 2020 Presidential race
# First Female President
From The Daily Edge
# First Female President

Here are the three women who are in with a real chance of defeating Donald Trump in the 2020 Presidential race

Feb 11th 2019, 4:54 PM 4,680 Views 9 Comments

Who run the world? Hopefully a woman.

# feminism - Sunday 20 January, 2019

What has feminism ever done for men?
# Equal Rights
From The Daily Edge
# Equal Rights

What has feminism ever done for men?

Jan 20th 2019, 11:05 PM 11,695 Views 19 Comments

Except ruin razor adverts, of course.

# feminism - Monday 19 November, 2018

'I tell people: girls and women in patriarchal societies, they die as if they were never born'
# I Am Malala
# I Am Malala

'I tell people: girls and women in patriarchal societies, they die as if they were never born'

Nov 19th 2018, 6:30 AM 15,748 Views 31 Comments

Ziauddin Yousafzai, father of Malala, has written a moving memoir.

# feminism - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Five words that are only ever ascribed to women
# Everyday Sexism
From The Daily Edge
# Everyday Sexism

Five words that are only ever ascribed to women

Sep 15th 2018, 6:00 PM 9,719 Views 6 Comments

Are you a high-maintenance and hysterical woman? Probably.

# feminism - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Your Repeal fire will be reignited watching Felicity Jones play ultra-feminist Supreme Court Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg
# On The Basis Of Sex
From The Daily Edge
# On The Basis Of Sex

Your Repeal fire will be reignited watching Felicity Jones play ultra-feminist Supreme Court Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Jul 19th 2018, 11:47 AM 2,337 Views 0 Comments

The Notorious RBG is coming to a screen near you.

# feminism - Monday 9 July, 2018

Gender-blind casting and unconscious bias training on the way for some major Irish theatre companies
# Waking The Feminists
# Waking The Feminists

Gender-blind casting and unconscious bias training on the way for some major Irish theatre companies

Jul 9th 2018, 9:14 AM 13,283 Views 73 Comments

The move comes after 18 months of work following the Waking the Feminists movement.

# feminism - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

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

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

Jun 19th 2018, 7:00 AM 50,742 Views 45 Comments

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.

# feminism - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Tara Flynn: 'Dear fellow Feminazis. I write this from The Bunker'
# Column
# Column

Tara Flynn: 'Dear fellow Feminazis. I write this from The Bunker'

Jun 17th 2018, 7:30 PM 104,208 Views 127 Comments

“My fellow Feminazis, they are onto us. The only surprise is how long it has taken those of such Superior Intellect and Understanding to discover our takeover plans.”

# feminism - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Germaine Greer criticized Meghan Markle and Twitter came down on her like a tonne of bricks
# Royal Wedding
From The Daily Edge
# Royal Wedding

Germaine Greer criticized Meghan Markle and Twitter came down on her like a tonne of bricks

Apr 17th 2018, 6:50 PM 21,733 Views 10 Comments

The famous feminist was slammed for being non-feminist in her unwarranted attack

# feminism - Monday 12 March, 2018

Serena Williams' new Nike ad is incredibly empowering
# Until We All Win
From The Daily Edge
# Until We All Win

Serena Williams' new Nike ad is incredibly empowering

Mar 12th 2018, 6:30 PM 6,628 Views 4 Comments

I’m proving time and time again there’s no wrong way to be a woman.

# feminism - Friday 9 March, 2018

23 of the best celebrity Instagrams from International Women's Day
# Girl Power
From The Daily Edge
# Girl Power

23 of the best celebrity Instagrams from International Women's Day

Mar 9th 2018, 11:48 AM 5,741 Views 0 Comments

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s 2 year old daughter saying ‘girl power’ will give you heart eyes for days

# feminism - Thursday 8 March, 2018

'Male celibates advise the Pope on what women really want, that is ludicrous'
# Mary McAleese
# Mary McAleese

'Male celibates advise the Pope on what women really want, that is ludicrous'

Mar 8th 2018, 2:31 PM 33,937 Views 116 Comments

The former president said women aren’t ‘mysteries’ or ‘strawberries on the cake’, despite what popes have called them.

Mary McAleese says it's 'pure codology' that women can't become priests
# Misogyny
# Misogyny

Mary McAleese says it's 'pure codology' that women can't become priests

Mar 8th 2018, 9:35 AM 45,065 Views 200 Comments

The former president also called the Catholic Church an “empire of misogyny”.

Poll: Are you a feminist?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you a feminist?

Mar 8th 2018, 8:59 AM 42,418 Views 180 Comments

What does feminism mean to you?

# feminism - Monday 15 January, 2018

Actor Catherine Deneuve apologises to sexual assault victims after letter attacking 'witch hunt'
# Metoo
# Metoo

Actor Catherine Deneuve apologises to sexual assault victims after letter attacking 'witch hunt'

Jan 15th 2018, 6:54 AM 13,794 Views 27 Comments

The French star had signed an open letter earlier in the week denouncing the #MeToo movement.

# feminism - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Dear Fifi: How do I deal with a family member's shitty political opinions?
# Dear Fifi
From The Daily Edge
# Dear Fifi

Dear Fifi: How do I deal with a family member's shitty political opinions?

Jan 9th 2018, 6:00 PM 5,985 Views 20 Comments

Dear Foofers.

# feminism - Friday 29 December, 2017

Opinion: Women of Ireland, 2018 will be our year
# It Stops Now
# It Stops Now

Opinion: Women of Ireland, 2018 will be our year

Dec 29th 2017, 7:00 AM 18,059 Views 188 Comments

Women’s voices are vibrant, we are energised and engaged, writes Orla O’Connor.

# feminism - Friday 22 December, 2017

Why Piers Morgan's obsession with Emily Ratajkowski is just plain old sexist
# Give It A Rest
From The Daily Edge
# Give It A Rest

Why Piers Morgan's obsession with Emily Ratajkowski is just plain old sexist

Dec 22nd 2017, 5:00 PM 7,556 Views 6 Comments

“It’s creepy and paternalistic to tell a woman what she can and can’t wear, and it’s cynical to use photos of her to try undermine her feminism.”

# feminism - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Emily Ratajkowski hit back at Piers Morgan after he called her a 'bimbo' over this photo shoot
# Classic Sexism
From The Daily Edge
# Classic Sexism

Emily Ratajkowski hit back at Piers Morgan after he called her a 'bimbo' over this photo shoot

Dec 7th 2017, 7:52 AM 7,950 Views 9 Comments

“I can have opinions about feminism & also do sexy photo shoots k thanks”

# feminism - Sunday 5 November, 2017

Mary Kenny: 'I used to hear men say that "only tarts kiss and tell"'
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

Mary Kenny: 'I used to hear men say that "only tarts kiss and tell"'

Nov 5th 2017, 3:00 PM 21,500 Views 123 Comments

Am I A Feminist? Are You? is a new book by journalist Mary Kenny.

# feminism - Thursday 2 November, 2017

#MeToo: 'Some contributors use it as a platform to pour scorn on all men'
# Gender Wars
# Gender Wars

#MeToo: 'Some contributors use it as a platform to pour scorn on all men'

Nov 2nd 2017, 7:00 AM 27,318 Views 216 Comments

Too much of the debate in the mainstream and social media around gender issues is dictated by a strain of feminism that views masculinity as inherently problematic, writes AR Devine.

# feminism - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Usborne issues apology for puberty book that says women have breasts to 'look grown-up and attractive'
# Sexism
# Sexism

Usborne issues apology for puberty book that says women have breasts to 'look grown-up and attractive'

Aug 30th 2017, 10:50 AM 20,946 Views 138 Comments

Usborne came in for heavy criticism after images of the book were posted on social media this week.

# feminism - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Column: 'Is it possible to be Catholic and a feminist?'
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

Column: 'Is it possible to be Catholic and a feminist?'

Jul 23rd 2017, 3:00 PM 11,451 Views 105 Comments

I am alienated from and angered by the Church’s past and continued treatment of women, writes Colleen Hennessy.

# feminism - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Debate Room: 'Saudi Arabia's dress codes are an affront to individual freedoms'
# Khulood
# Khulood

Debate Room: 'Saudi Arabia's dress codes are an affront to individual freedoms'

Jul 19th 2017, 8:30 PM 9,225 Views 94 Comments

Khulood’s video renewed the debate on modesty, Muslim dress codes, and gender equality.

# feminism - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Dismantling the myth that 'women don't want to do the dirty jobs that men do'
# Inequality
From The Daily Edge
# Inequality

Dismantling the myth that 'women don't want to do the dirty jobs that men do'

Jul 13th 2017, 9:00 PM 12,555 Views 12 Comments

A guide to shutting that argument down.

# feminism - Sunday 2 July, 2017

'Straight white males are an inferior type of human who should know their place'
# Column
# Column

'Straight white males are an inferior type of human who should know their place'

Jul 2nd 2017, 8:15 AM 74,353 Views 116 Comments

Do those social justice warriors and feminists not see the irony in claiming to oppose racism and sexism whilst harbouring contempt for one group of people, writes AR Devine.

# feminism - Thursday 15 June, 2017

'Ireland has lost a fierce and dedicated campaigner': Tributes pour in for Ann Louise Gilligan
# RIP
# RIP

'Ireland has lost a fierce and dedicated campaigner': Tributes pour in for Ann Louise Gilligan

Jun 15th 2017, 2:20 PM 137,520 Views 69 Comments

Dr Gilligan’s wife Katherine Zappone said she is “heartbroken”.

# feminism - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Column: 'Irish women were writing too, yet we don’t hear half enough about them'
# Herstory
# Herstory

Column: 'Irish women were writing too, yet we don’t hear half enough about them'

May 21st 2017, 3:30 PM 265 Views 44 Comments

If Irish women hadn’t been so feisty and fascinating the poor men would have had little to write about, writes Eleanor Fitzsimons.

# feminism - Sunday 19 March, 2017

HeForShe: Emma Watson's empty promise that when women's problems are solved, men will be free too
# Opinion
# Opinion

HeForShe: Emma Watson's empty promise that when women's problems are solved, men will be free too

Mar 19th 2017, 8:45 AM 8,258 Views 160 Comments

Emma Watson made an empty promise to young men that if only they do as men have always been expected to do—sacrifice and serve—they will eventually be liberated, writes Karen Straughan.

# feminism - Friday 17 March, 2017

It's Different For Girls - women love music, make music and are good at music, thanks very much
# Twist And Shout
From The Daily Edge
# Twist And Shout

It's Different For Girls - women love music, make music and are good at music, thanks very much

Mar 17th 2017, 6:00 PM 7,784 Views 18 Comments

“Women gather in kitchens at parties and drunkenly point at their friends and say ‘THIS IS OUR SONG’ about every single song and then get them in a headlock”. Jenn Gannon is here for women and she’s here for music.

# feminism - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Could horses be the way forward for women in Saudi Arabia?
# Driving Ban
# Driving Ban

Could horses be the way forward for women in Saudi Arabia?

Mar 12th 2017, 8:30 AM 13,239 Views 11 Comments

“There is this very weird belief that a woman shouldn’t ride a horse,” Gosaibi says, especially if she is not yet married as “she might lose her virginity”.

# feminism - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

16%: Ireland's gender pay gap between male and female managers in 2014
# IWD2017
# IWD2017

16%: Ireland's gender pay gap between male and female managers in 2014

Mar 8th 2017, 8:42 AM 16,252 Views 67 Comments

The figures from 2014 are being discussed as part of International Women’s Day today.

What Irish women want: 'We must demand what is right and challenge what is frightening'
# International Women's Day
# International Women's Day

What Irish women want: 'We must demand what is right and challenge what is frightening'

Mar 8th 2017, 7:00 AM 509 Views 94 Comments

What does it mean to be a woman in 2017 and what are women’s hopes for equality and fairness?

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