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# international-womens-day - Last year 2021

Opinion: Remote working should not become the 'Mother' option, leaving women behind
# Business Matters
# Business Matters

Opinion: Remote working should not become the 'Mother' option, leaving women behind

Mar 16th 2021, 7:00 AM 17,744 Views 21 Comments

Mary Rose Burke of Dublin Chamber outlines the stumbling blocks faced by working women and the need for more flexible working options for all.

Noeline Blackwell: This week has exposed society's distorted attitudes towards gender-based violence
# Opinion
# Opinion

Noeline Blackwell: This week has exposed society's distorted attitudes towards gender-based violence

Mar 13th 2021, 9:30 AM 24,049 Views 44 Comments

The head of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre reflects on another painful week for women in Ireland and the UK.

Holly Cairns: The gender pay gap is a scandal - we must resolve to end it
# International Women's Day
# International Women's Day

Holly Cairns: The gender pay gap is a scandal - we must resolve to end it

Mar 10th 2021, 7:00 AM 14,811 Views 53 Comments

In the week when we celebrated International Women’s Day, the Social Democrats TD says we should settle for nothing less than equal pay for equal work.

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.

# international-womens-day - All time

You may think your workplace is progressive - your employees may disagree
# 21st Century Workplace
# 21st Century Workplace

You may think your workplace is progressive - your employees may disagree

Mar 13th 2020, 12:31 PM 1,869 Views 0 Comments

‘If we aren’t inclusive in how we recruit and promote people, we’re not tapping into the full talent pool’

Opinion: Adult children still at home? There's no blueprint for this time
# International Women's Day 2020
# International Women's Day 2020

Opinion: Adult children still at home? There's no blueprint for this time

Mar 8th 2020, 6:00 PM 33,967 Views 28 Comments

Like so many parents in Ireland in a difficult housing market, Ruth Deasy had to share her home with her two grown sons.

PSNI responds to criticism of Women's Day event that awards men for helping female officers
# International Women's Day
# International Women's Day

PSNI responds to criticism of Women's Day event that awards men for helping female officers

Mar 7th 2020, 2:59 PM 24,031 Views 33 Comments

A PSNI chief superintendent said that it was “vitally important” for men to support and empower women in the force.

These are the gaeilgeoirí you should be following on Insta this Seachtain na Gaeilge
# Seachtain Na Gaeilge
From The Daily Edge
# Seachtain Na Gaeilge

These are the gaeilgeoirí you should be following on Insta this Seachtain na Gaeilge

Mar 8th 2019, 3:42 PM 14,276 Views 1 Comment

If you need a hand with the cúpla focal.

Cheers to IWD! 10 Dublin bars offering great drinks deals to mark the occasion
# International Women's Day
From The Daily Edge
# International Women's Day

Cheers to IWD! 10 Dublin bars offering great drinks deals to mark the occasion

Mar 8th 2019, 12:11 PM 3,591 Views 4 Comments

Let’s raise a glass, ladies!

'We can't accept this as being the norm': USI President Síona Cahill on why she's calling for mass walkouts today
# Gender Violence
# Gender Violence

'We can't accept this as being the norm': USI President Síona Cahill on why she's calling for mass walkouts today

Mar 8th 2019, 8:30 AM 15,649 Views 79 Comments

Activists are calling for mass walkouts to mark International Women’s Day today.

69 songs by our favourite Irish women: Here's your International Women's Day Spotify playlist
# International Women's Day
From The Daily Edge
# International Women's Day

69 songs by our favourite Irish women: Here's your International Women's Day Spotify playlist

Mar 7th 2019, 12:25 PM 4,047 Views 3 Comments

This playlist also happens to be 4 hours 20 minutes long and contains 69 songs.

Abuse survivor says legal profession should 'bring their morals as well as law books into courtrooms'
# Rape Myths
# Rape Myths

Abuse survivor says legal profession should 'bring their morals as well as law books into courtrooms'

Feb 17th 2019, 9:00 PM 18,961 Views 18 Comments

Leona O’Callaghan said the government and judiciary needs to stop pointing at each other and step up to make changes.

Call for mass walkouts in Ireland to protest against gender-based violence and pay gap
# International Women's Day
# International Women's Day

Call for mass walkouts in Ireland to protest against gender-based violence and pay gap

Feb 11th 2019, 2:30 PM 21,974 Views 85 Comments

Abuse survivor Leona O’Callaghan said she is urging people to stand together to demand change in Ireland.

OPINION: Ruth Coppinger TD on why she believes her 'thong stunt' can kickstart a movement around sexism and consent
# This Is Not Consent
# This Is Not Consent

OPINION: Ruth Coppinger TD on why she believes her 'thong stunt' can kickstart a movement around sexism and consent

Nov 25th 2018, 7:30 PM 9,801 Views 46 Comments

The Dublin West TD says the reaction to the ‘stunt’ showed how people are wanting to create a change in society in regards sexism and consent.

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 5,766 Views 0 Comments

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

16 of the best scenes from Ireland's International Women's Day marches
# Mná
From The Daily Edge
# Mná

16 of the best scenes from Ireland's International Women's Day marches

Mar 8th 2018, 7:14 PM 6,644 Views 7 Comments

(So far).

5 fascinating Irish female trailblazers whose stories history has hidden
# Wild Irish Women
From The Daily Edge
# Wild Irish Women

5 fascinating Irish female trailblazers whose stories history has hidden

Mar 8th 2018, 6:06 PM 7,556 Views 3 Comments

Tricking the British empire for 50 years? That’s badass!

Aer Lingus offered women priority boarding for International Women's Day and it caused a LOT of controversy
# IWD
From The Daily Edge
# IWD

Aer Lingus offered women priority boarding for International Women's Day and it caused a LOT of controversy

Mar 8th 2018, 4:10 PM 10,329 Views 9 Comments

Well, no good deed goes unpunished.

'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 33,978 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 45,250 Views 195 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 42,641 Views 180 Comments

What does feminism mean to you?

International Women's Day 2018: Here's what Irish women need
# Read Me
# Read Me

International Women's Day 2018: Here's what Irish women need

Mar 8th 2018, 7:00 AM 82,435 Views 58 Comments

IWD is an important moment to look to the changes we need to make for women’s equality, writes Orla O’Connor.

'More needs to be done': Just 16% of CEO jobs in Ireland last year went to women
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

'More needs to be done': Just 16% of CEO jobs in Ireland last year went to women

Mar 8th 2018, 6:10 AM 14,205 Views 92 Comments

The Central Bank said it remained concerned at the lack of diversity among senior roles in the Irish financial sector.

President Higgins: 'We are a very long way from adequately addressing issues of hierarchy'
# Me Too
# Me Too

President Higgins: 'We are a very long way from adequately addressing issues of hierarchy'

Mar 7th 2018, 6:54 PM 9,869 Views 55 Comments

President Michael D Higgins spoke to Ryan Tubridy ahead of International Women’s Day tomorrow.

Spanish policewoman reprimanded for taking 'menstruation break' while on duty
# Barcelona
# Barcelona

Spanish policewoman reprimanded for taking 'menstruation break' while on duty

Apr 10th 2017, 9:56 PM 31,702 Views 53 Comments

The policewoman has since alleged harassment against the officer who reprimanded her.

'Fearless Girl' to continue staring down the Wall Street bull until 2018
# You Don't Scare Me
# You Don't Scare Me

'Fearless Girl' to continue staring down the Wall Street bull until 2018

Mar 28th 2017, 12:26 PM 19,912 Views 30 Comments

“She is inspiring everyone in a moment when we need inspiration,” New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said.

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 13,333 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”.

The Rubberbandits' response to International Women's Day has really resonated on Facebook
# Embrace Vulnerability
From The Daily Edge
# Embrace Vulnerability

The Rubberbandits' response to International Women's Day has really resonated on Facebook

Mar 10th 2017, 10:21 AM 10,851 Views 13 Comments

“So many lads on twitter yesterday saying “What about international Mens day?”"

Repeal protests attract thousands to the streets of Dublin
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Repeal protests attract thousands to the streets of Dublin

Mar 8th 2017, 8:00 PM 53,841 Views 251 Comments

Similar demonstrations were staged in other cities around Ireland.

Fair City's Úna Kavanagh: 'I had a social welfare book called 'Unmarried Mother's Allowance''
# International Women's Day
# International Women's Day

Fair City's Úna Kavanagh: 'I had a social welfare book called 'Unmarried Mother's Allowance''

Mar 8th 2017, 7:30 PM 4,034 Views 45 Comments

Today, RTÉ will air an all female episode of Fair City, interlacing narratives of strong female characters, writes Úna Kavanagh.

Snapchat spectacularly missed the point with their International Women's Day filters
# Smokey Eye
From The Daily Edge
# Smokey Eye

Snapchat spectacularly missed the point with their International Women's Day filters

Mar 8th 2017, 7:25 PM 9,208 Views 2 Comments

They honoured Marie Curie by giving her… eyeliner?

14 inspired signs seen at the Strike4Repeal protests around the country today
# Strike4Repeal
From The Daily Edge
# Strike4Repeal

14 inspired signs seen at the Strike4Repeal protests around the country today

Mar 8th 2017, 5:18 PM 11,773 Views 6 Comments

“Repeal The 8th You G*wl.”

Aer Lingus has just released fantastic pictures of its all-female flight crew
# Flying It
From The Daily Edge
# Flying It

Aer Lingus has just released fantastic pictures of its all-female flight crew

Mar 8th 2017, 3:30 PM 15,461 Views 5 Comments

The crew was assembled for International Women’s Day, of course.

"Mo chorp, mo rogha"- O'Connell Bridge brought to a standstill by the Strike 4 Repeal
# Strike 4 Repeal
From The Daily Edge
# Strike 4 Repeal

"Mo chorp, mo rogha"- O'Connell Bridge brought to a standstill by the Strike 4 Repeal

Mar 8th 2017, 1:19 PM 33,591 Views 12 Comments

The Strike 4 Repeal has taken over Ireland.

Fair City is having an all-female episode... and they're all heading to the pub
# Here Come The Girls
# Here Come The Girls

Fair City is having an all-female episode... and they're all heading to the pub

Mar 8th 2017, 9:48 AM 18,735 Views 48 Comments

The show is celebrating International Women’s Day.

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 16,291 Views 67 Comments

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

7 perfect responses to all those annoying International Women's Day questions
# International Women's Day
From The Daily Edge
# International Women's Day

7 perfect responses to all those annoying International Women's Day questions

Mar 8th 2017, 8:00 AM 17,011 Views 6 Comments

“Why isn’t there an International Men’s Day?” Don’t even start.

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 555 Views 94 Comments

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

UN committee warns scope of mother and baby homes inquiry is too narrow
# Women's Rights
# Women's Rights

UN committee warns scope of mother and baby homes inquiry is too narrow

Mar 6th 2017, 10:14 PM 12,126 Views 51 Comments

A UN Committee added that the Eighth Amendment “unduly restricts access to abortion”.

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