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# girls - Sunday 31 January, 2021

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 16,096 Views 14 Comments

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

# girls - 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 15,876 Views 31 Comments

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

# girls - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Rita Ora has apologised for unintentionally upsetting LGBTQ people with her new song 'Girls'
# Rita Ora
From The Daily Edge
# Rita Ora

Rita Ora has apologised for unintentionally upsetting LGBTQ people with her new song 'Girls'

May 15th 2018, 9:05 AM 5,254 Views 2 Comments

The singer was unfairly forced to come out after criticism.

# girls - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Rita Ora is getting some criticism from LGBT artists over her new song 'Girls'
# GIRLS
From The Daily Edge
# GIRLS

Rita Ora is getting some criticism from LGBT artists over her new song 'Girls'

May 12th 2018, 11:11 AM 8,687 Views 3 Comments

The song’s lyrics have come into question.

# girls - Monday 23 April, 2018

Jamie Dornan has kept his Nordie accent for new movie Untogether, thank God
# Untogether
From The Daily Edge
# Untogether

Jamie Dornan has kept his Nordie accent for new movie Untogether, thank God

Apr 23rd 2018, 5:50 PM 8,819 Views 0 Comments

He stars alongside Girls’ star Jemima Kirke.

# girls - Sunday 18 February, 2018

'A gender equality paradox': Countries with more gender equality have fewer female STEM grads
# Study
# Study

'A gender equality paradox': Countries with more gender equality have fewer female STEM grads

Feb 18th 2018, 10:30 AM 246,620 Views 89 Comments

The researchers believe this might be because countries with less gender equality often have little welfare support.

# girls - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

'Whenever you talk about female genital mutilation there's a backlash'
# Threats And Intimidation
# Threats And Intimidation

'Whenever you talk about female genital mutilation there's a backlash'

Feb 6th 2018, 6:15 AM 18,703 Views 79 Comments

About 2,700 girls living in Ireland may be at risk of undergoing the practice.

# girls - Monday 27 November, 2017

Government aims to boost the number of girls doing maths and science in the Leaving Cert
# Closing The Gap
# Closing The Gap

Government aims to boost the number of girls doing maths and science in the Leaving Cert

Nov 27th 2017, 10:53 AM 9,673 Views 69 Comments

The government wants the number of females taking up science, maths and engineering to increase by 40%.

# girls - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Lena Dunham is facing backlash for defending a Girls writer accused of sexual assault
# GIRLS
From The Daily Edge
# GIRLS

Lena Dunham is facing backlash for defending a Girls writer accused of sexual assault

Nov 18th 2017, 11:43 AM 5,448 Views 4 Comments

Dunham has previously been vocal in her support of women speaking out on sexual misconduct.

# girls - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Young girls playing football are breaking cultural barriers in Palestine
# Trailblazers
# Trailblazers

Young girls playing football are breaking cultural barriers in Palestine

Sep 17th 2017, 4:00 PM 8,040 Views 51 Comments

Women’s football has grown since the first female Palestinian team was formed in 2009.

# girls - Saturday 9 September, 2017

'The right to do any job they like': New book sets out a declaration for the rights of boys and girls
# Gender Roles
# Gender Roles

'The right to do any job they like': New book sets out a declaration for the rights of boys and girls

Sep 9th 2017, 11:45 AM 8,985 Views 78 Comments

Irish publisher Siobhan Parkinson of Little Island tells us why they decided to publish the book.

# girls - Friday 7 July, 2017

Lena Dunham gave away her "aggressive" dog and the internet is having none of it
# Dogs
From The Daily Edge
# Dogs

Lena Dunham gave away her "aggressive" dog and the internet is having none of it

Jul 7th 2017, 12:30 PM 8,593 Views 6 Comments

Caught rotten, Lena?

# girls - Sunday 18 June, 2017

'It was like landing on the moon': Finding the fate of Irish Famine orphans sent to Australia
# Mayo Orphan Girls
# Mayo Orphan Girls

'It was like landing on the moon': Finding the fate of Irish Famine orphans sent to Australia

Jun 18th 2017, 6:00 PM 25,861 Views 7 Comments

A woman researching their fate tells us their story.

# girls - Monday 8 May, 2017

Lena Dunham absolutely shot down a magazine claiming to know her 'weight loss tips'
# Lena Dunham
From The Daily Edge
# Lena Dunham

Lena Dunham absolutely shot down a magazine claiming to know her 'weight loss tips'

May 8th 2017, 4:10 PM 6,479 Views 8 Comments

She lists anxiety disorder and it’s resultant nausea as the key to her new look.

# girls - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Lena Dunham shared a lovely handwritten note on the night Girls aired its last ever episode
# No Spoilers
From The Daily Edge
# No Spoilers

Lena Dunham shared a lovely handwritten note on the night Girls aired its last ever episode

Apr 18th 2017, 7:49 AM 3,601 Views 0 Comments

“Give any woman 6 years to create uninterrupted and she will soar.”

# girls - Sunday 12 February, 2017

13 things that would happen if Girls was set in Dublin
# Young Wans
From The Daily Edge
# Young Wans

13 things that would happen if Girls was set in Dublin

Feb 12th 2017, 9:30 PM 6,991 Views 0 Comments

Young Wans.

# girls - Friday 10 February, 2017

Lena Dunham managed to totally fluster a presenter by simply saying the word 'penis'
# Nervous Giggling
From The Daily Edge
# Nervous Giggling

Lena Dunham managed to totally fluster a presenter by simply saying the word 'penis'

Feb 10th 2017, 10:00 PM 6,083 Views 1 Comment

“I wasn’t brought up talking like that!”

# girls - Monday 30 January, 2017

Irish teenage boys are 42% fitter than girls
# Boys
# Boys

Irish teenage boys are 42% fitter than girls

Jan 30th 2017, 9:26 AM 16,789 Views 39 Comments

The study measured aerobic fitness by testing students with a beep test – the results of which they then entered into a competition.

# girls - Saturday 10 December, 2016

'I am not anti-vaccine, but 14-year girls don't lie en masse': Senator pushes for debate on HPV vaccine
# HPV
# HPV

'I am not anti-vaccine, but 14-year girls don't lie en masse': Senator pushes for debate on HPV vaccine

Dec 10th 2016, 8:15 AM 23,593 Views 84 Comments

Gerard Craughwell said he would like medical experts as well as parents concerned about their daughters to attend.

# girls - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

11 everyday items that women are FINALLY able to buy
# Just Girly Things
From The Daily Edge
# Just Girly Things

11 everyday items that women are FINALLY able to buy

Dec 6th 2016, 6:11 PM 11,210 Views 12 Comments

Lucky us!

# girls - Thursday 23 June, 2016

15 things you'll know if you've lived with a bunch of gals
# Best Friends
From The Daily Edge
# Best Friends

15 things you'll know if you've lived with a bunch of gals

Jun 23rd 2016, 9:30 PM 10,372 Views 1 Comment

Knickers on the rads, fatman pants, Sex and the City boxsets.

# girls - Monday 20 June, 2016

Two arrests after 12-year-olds take ecstasy and are hospitalised
# Manchester
# Manchester

Two arrests after 12-year-olds take ecstasy and are hospitalised

Jun 20th 2016, 9:07 AM 15,264 Views 16 Comments

The girls are in a stable condition.

# girls - Thursday 24 March, 2016

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

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

Mar 24th 2016, 4:00 PM 1,084 Views 28 Comments

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

# girls - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Lena Dunham called out a magazine for Photoshopping her on its front cover
# Comeback
From The Daily Edge
# Comeback

Lena Dunham called out a magazine for Photoshopping her on its front cover

Mar 1st 2016, 2:17 PM 7,382 Views 2 Comments

But they came right back at her.

# girls - Monday 4 January, 2016

53-year-old Swiss billionaire pregnant with twins
# New Arrivals
# New Arrivals

53-year-old Swiss billionaire pregnant with twins

Jan 4th 2016, 2:45 PM 56,225 Views 58 Comments

She only plans to take a few weeks off work.

# girls - Sunday 25 October, 2015

Are sexy Halloween outfits empowering or degrading? That all depends on your sense of self
# Opinion
# Opinion

Are sexy Halloween outfits empowering or degrading? That all depends on your sense of self

Oct 25th 2015, 6:30 PM 2,900 Views 71 Comments

“You are a fat, worthless pig.” Words women say to themselves everyday, writes Lorraine Courtney, who questions whether hypersexualised Halloween outfits are empowering or degrading?

# girls - Saturday 18 July, 2015

16 things Irish girls will never tell you
# Here Come The Girls
From The Daily Edge
# Here Come The Girls

16 things Irish girls will never tell you

Jul 18th 2015, 8:15 PM 38,558 Views 6 Comments

Well, until now.

# girls - Monday 6 July, 2015

Helicopter rescue of teenage Girls Brigade stranded on mountain
# Saved
# Saved

Helicopter rescue of teenage Girls Brigade stranded on mountain

Jul 6th 2015, 10:02 PM 22,031 Views 23 Comments

The group were hiking in the Mourne Mountains and had their call cut off before getting through to

# girls - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Pretty much everything can stress you out when you're doing the Leaving Cert
# Examination Blues
# Examination Blues

Pretty much everything can stress you out when you're doing the Leaving Cert

May 28th 2015, 6:04 AM 9,325 Views 20 Comments

New research from the ERSI has found that students are under a lot of pressure during their examinations.

# girls - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Lego published beauty tips for girls and parents are not one bit happy
# Everyday Sexism
From The Daily Edge
# Everyday Sexism

Lego published beauty tips for girls and parents are not one bit happy

Mar 18th 2015, 6:03 PM 5,063 Views 3 Comments

*sighs*

# girls - Monday 2 March, 2015

This young boy is trapped in his own personal hell at a girl's birthday party
# Girls Are Weird
From The Daily Edge
# Girls Are Weird

This young boy is trapped in his own personal hell at a girl's birthday party

Mar 2nd 2015, 7:46 AM 4,778 Views 2 Comments

No escape. No mercy.

# girls - Monday 12 January, 2015

Lena Dunham deletes Twitter over death threats
# Twit
From The Daily Edge
# Twit

Lena Dunham deletes Twitter over death threats

Jan 12th 2015, 8:06 AM 4,139 Views 3 Comments

But she’s still ON Twitter.

# girls - Friday 26 December, 2014

The 11 most popular DailyEdge.ie lists of 2014
# Listapalooza
From The Daily Edge
# Listapalooza

The 11 most popular DailyEdge.ie lists of 2014

Dec 26th 2014, 3:30 PM 12,367 Views 1 Comment

Yes, a list of lists. *head explodes*

# girls - Friday 5 December, 2014

Is your child safe online? New laws on the way to combat grooming
# Sexual Offences
# Sexual Offences

Is your child safe online? New laws on the way to combat grooming

Dec 5th 2014, 9:10 AM 8,567 Views 38 Comments

An RTÉ Investigations Unit programme showed the dangers posed to young teens online.

# girls - Monday 1 December, 2014

Outrage as student dies after confronting men who were harassing teens
# Tugce
# Tugce

Outrage as student dies after confronting men who were harassing teens

Dec 1st 2014, 8:34 AM 52,534 Views 81 Comments

The 23-year-old is said to have been attacked in a McDonald’s car park.

# girls - Thursday 25 September, 2014

This four-year-old boy just had his first heartbreak, and his reaction is adorable
# Noooooo
From The Daily Edge
# Noooooo

This four-year-old boy just had his first heartbreak, and his reaction is adorable

Sep 25th 2014, 9:41 AM 3,961 Views 3 Comments

GIRLS, eh? Girls.

# girls - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Here is what people are saying about Lena Dunham's memoir
# Lena Dunham
From The Daily Edge
# Lena Dunham

Here is what people are saying about Lena Dunham's memoir

Sep 24th 2014, 5:20 PM 4,008 Views 6 Comments

The first reviews have been published.

# girls - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Gardaí investigate fire at derelict nursing home
# Dublin
# Dublin

Gardaí investigate fire at derelict nursing home

Aug 30th 2014, 3:10 PM 11,277 Views 5 Comments

Two girls were said to have been on the roof of the building, but no one was injured.

# girls - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Teenage girls hospitalised with burns after aerosol can explosion
# Louth
# Louth

Teenage girls hospitalised with burns after aerosol can explosion

Aug 3rd 2014, 8:25 PM 39,711 Views 43 Comments

The girls aged between 12-14 have been transferred from hospital in Drogheda to Dublin.

# girls - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Opinion: My son is a little boy who happens to like pink... isn’t that allowed?
# Taboo
# Taboo

Opinion: My son is a little boy who happens to like pink... isn’t that allowed?

Jul 22nd 2014, 8:00 AM 11,544 Views 90 Comments

“It’s not fair Mama, why do only girls get sparkly things?”

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