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# waking the feminists

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Gender-blind casting and unconscious bias training on the way for some major Irish theatre companies
The move comes after 18 months of work following the Waking the Feminists movement.
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.
Waking the Feminists inspires documentary on gender inequality in the Irish arts
We chatted to its makers.
'Here, women seemed to be more wary of speaking out. That's changing now.'
Veteran theatre actress Eleanor Methven talks to us about her new role, Waking the Feminists, and women on stage.
Here's the story behind this amazing photo of Meryl Streep supporting Irish women in theatre
Good woman, Meryl <3
Fury, apologies, and calls for respect as feminists shake the Irish theatre world
An open meeting took place at the Abbey Theatre today.
Abbey Theatre admits its 2016 programme 'does not represent gender equality'
The statement today follows almost a week of campaigning for equality in the Irish theatre scene.