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Monday 6 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# international women's day

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# abuse claims
Jane Fonda reveals she was raped and sexually abused as a child
The 79-year-old actress did not reveal who was responsible for the abuse.
# bic for her
This company was sent pens 'designed for women' and their response was excellent
What about them makes them ‘for women’, you ask? Well… They’re purple.
# fighting women
This amazing mural of 1916 women just appeared in Dublin city centre
It shows three women who were all involved in the Rising.
# hon the gals
14 things that make Irish gals so bloody brilliant
# insta crushes
19 sound Irish women you should be following on Instagram
Brighten up your Instagram timeline with these gals.
# women in business
'Success shouldn't be a dirty word for women'
Some of Ireland’s most successful businesswomen gathered today in Dublin to share their experiences.
# festi-gals
Here's what Ireland's 2016 summer festivals would look like without the men
Um… a little bare.
# hon the gals
17 Irish women who are absolutely killing it
Just some of the many, many legends this island has produced.
# winners
Two Irish authors make the longlist for top book award
Lisa McInerney and Anne Enright have been named alongside Kate Atkinson and Elizabeth Strout.
# international women's day
QUIZ: How much do you know about Irish women's history?
Take our quiz to find out.
# destresser drinks
Women warned of dangers of 'bottomless Prosecco brunches'
Alcohol Action Ireland is calling on women to examine their drinking habits.
# Easter Rising
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.
# november 19th
Here is why everyone is tweeting about November 19th
Hint: it’s to do with International Women’s Day.
# international women's day
10 little ways you can celebrate International Women's Day
Watch Stephanie Roche’s goal and listen to Beyoncé.
# come on na mban
13 Irish women who are completely kicking ass
Here come the girls, girls, girls, girls-girls…
# mind the gap
Irish men are still being paid a whole lot more than Irish women
We’re nowhere near the worst country in Europe from that point of view though
Photos: Men in burqas say 'Don't tell women what to wear, keep your eyes away'
They organised the march ahead of International Women’s Day on March 8.
# india's daughter
Indian government questions how interview with bus rapist was shown on BBC
Police say the film could cause public disorder.
# What about us?
Men, your day has finally come
International Men’s Day!
# Domestic Violence
Domestic violence register 'would help protect victims' in Ireland
The call comes after a scheme known as Clare’s Law was introduced in the UK at the weekend.
# Girl Power
International Women's Day protest takes place in Dublin
The protest took place outside the Central Bank this afternoon.
Column: Today let's celebrate, recognise, and show solidarity with the women and girls
The 8th March each year marks International Women’s Day. It is a time for us to recognise the women and girls of this world who are living in poverty and vulnerability due to gender discrimination, says Bernadette Crawford.
# What about us?
Brilliant Tweeter responds to every lad asking about International Men's Day
He’s doing all the hard work so we don’t have to.
# Your Say
Poll: Should there be a gender quota in general elections?
Today on International Women’s Day, we want to know if you think this is the right approach.
# Girl Power
Make a day of International Women’s Day
A protest and soapbox event is due to take place in Dublin today.
# women's day
"Women are under-represented": The show bringing gender balance to the Irish arts
Sinead O’Connor, Margaretta D’Arcy and Alice Maher are all set to feature on a one-off edition of Imeall on TG4, which strives for gender-balance on all is shows.
Column: More power for women will benefit everyone
Significant advances in the fight against poverty and hunger – as well as a reduction in gender-based violence – could be achieved by giving more power to women, writes Jim Clarken.
# women's day
Fear of reporting sexual assaults is 'shameful indictment', says Higgins
On International Women’s Day, the President tells an audience at Áras an Úachtaráin that Ireland must support assault victims more.
# Power Rankings
From Katie to Sonia: Here's Ireland's top ever sportswomen
From All Stars and Olympians to inspirational captains and cross country champions – these ladies have done Ireland proud.
# Christine Lagarde
IMF open to extending repayment date on Ireland's €19bn bailout loans
Christine Lagarde says the IMF has an “open mind” about allowing Ireland to defer its repayments if it helps end the bailout.
# but when is?...
Hey guys, it's in November
International Men’s Day, that is.
# women's day
One in five company directors is a woman (and she's most likely to be called Mary)
Figures show that number of female directors has increased by 14 per cent since the start of the recession – but over half of all Irish PLCs have no women sitting on their boards.
Column: The majority of care givers are women, but it shouldn't be prescribed upon us
Traditional gender roles serve as prescriptive claims about how girls and women should act. There are greater choices for both men and women now, so we need to reconcile our competing demands, writes Margaret O’Keefe.
Column: Why is it cringeworthy to get behind a cause?
There seems to be a trend towards stigmatising protesters, writes columnist Lisa McInerney. What are we afraid of? The Bono effect?
# Germany
Germany's biggest-selling daily abandons front page nudes
To mark International Women’s Day, Bild gives its female staff the day off – and decides to scrap its front-page topless models, something it’s only ever done a few times before.
# photo opp
Enda Kenny finds alternative photoshoot
Government photo opp was cancelled today – but Taoiseach still finds himself centrestage with pic to mark International Women’s Day.
# Companies
Number of women directors increased by 20% during recession
Almost 100,000 women are now directors of Irish companies, an increase of almost 50 per cent in the past ten decade.
Column: Women and girls hold solution to extreme poverty
Gender equality is good for everyone, writes Bernadette Crawford, Equality Adviser for Concern Worldwide, on International Women’s Day.