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# IWD

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Voices
Opinion: Remote working should not become the 'Mother' option, leaving women behind
Mary Rose Burke of Dublin Chamber outlines the stumbling blocks faced by working women and the need for more flexible working options for all.
Voices
Opinion: Women have lived in fear of walking alone in the dark for too long - we've had enough
Our reader shares two terrifying experiences walking home in Dublin and London and asks if we are doing enough to free women from this fear.
# Late Late Show
'My name is Lavinia': First rape survivor to waive anonymity tells her story
“Pre-1991, you would never hear the word ‘rape’ on radio, it was like a curse word,” Lavinia Kerwick said in an emotional interview.
# Seachtain na Gaeilge
These are the gaeilgeoirí you should be following on Insta this Seachtain na Gaeilge
If you need a hand with the cúpla focal.
# international women's day
Cheers to IWD! 10 Dublin bars offering great drinks deals to mark the occasion
Let’s raise a glass, ladies!
# we should all be feminists
Jessica Chastain donated over €1,600 to a woman who criticised her on Instagram
And here’s us getting mad when our selfies flop.
# IWD
Aer Lingus offered women priority boarding for International Women's Day and it caused a LOT of controversy
Well, no good deed goes unpunished.
Voices
International Women's Day 2018: Here's what Irish women need
IWD is an important moment to look to the changes we need to make for women’s equality, writes Orla O’Connor.
# embrace vulnerability
The Rubberbandits' response to International Women's Day has really resonated on Facebook
“So many lads on twitter yesterday saying “What about international Mens day?”"
Voices
Fair City's Úna Kavanagh: 'I had a social welfare book called 'Unmarried Mother's Allowance''
Today, RTÉ will air an all female episode of Fair City, interlacing narratives of strong female characters, writes Úna Kavanagh.
Voices
President Higgins speaks out for women 'living in fear in their homes' of brutality and violence
He also expressed his grief at the tragedies of the Tuam Mother and Baby Home bodies and the deaths in Clondalkin fire today.
# strike 4 repeal
Here's how you can participate in the women's strike around Ireland, even if you have to work
Strike 4 Repeal.
# here come the girls
Fair City is having an all-female episode... and they're all heading to the pub
The show is celebrating International Women’s Day.
Voices
What Irish women want: 'We must demand what is right and challenge what is frightening'
What does it mean to be a woman in 2017 and what are women’s hopes for equality and fairness?
# international women's day
QUIZ: How much do you know about Irish women's history?
Take our quiz to find out.
# 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.
# come on na mban
13 Irish women who are completely kicking ass
Here come the girls, girls, girls, girls-girls…
# Labour Pains
Ruth Coppinger asks Joan Burton: 'Are you embarrassed?'
She also compared the Tánaiste to Margaret Thatcher.
Voices
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.
# 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.
# 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.
# IWD
Make a night out of International Women's Day
Check out a list of events designed to celebrate and debate IWD in Ireland this evening.
# Your Say
Poll: Do we need an International Women's Day?
It’s the centenary of #IWD and Barack Obama has announced March 2011 as “Women’s History Month”: but do you think women need a special day dedicated to their issues at all?
Voices
Read Me: Equality for women has made progress - but not enough
Concern Worldwide workers write on International Women’s Day of the discrimination, violence, coerced sex and early marriage that doom many of the world’s little girls to a cruel future.
# Women
Watch M school James Bond for International Women's Day
“For someone with such a fondness for women, I wonder if you’ve ever considered what it might be like to be one?”