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#Women in the Home

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Poll: Should reference to women's 'life within the home' in the Constitution be amended?
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# Your Say

Poll: Should reference to women's 'life within the home' in the Constitution be amended?

Dec 7th 2018, 8:52 AM 20,110 Views 56 Comments

The Justice Committee published a report on the matter yesterday.

Referendum on women’s place in the home delayed after committee vote
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# Derailed

Referendum on women’s place in the home delayed after committee vote

Sep 5th 2018, 1:05 PM 17,549 Views 46 Comments

The Oireachtas Justice Committee has voted for pre-legislative scrutiny of the removal of the women in the home reference.

Citizens' Assembly to consider care issue in a bid to prevent referendum delay
# Women In The Home
# Women In The Home

Citizens' Assembly to consider care issue in a bid to prevent referendum delay

Sep 2nd 2018, 6:00 AM 9,052 Views 21 Comments

Minister Flanagan sent a letter regarding the referendum on the women’s place in the home to Justice Committee members this week.

Referendum on women’s place in the home may be delayed until next year
# Contention
# Contention

Referendum on women’s place in the home may be delayed until next year

Jul 12th 2018, 1:57 PM 16,205 Views 55 Comments

Concerns have been raised about the proposal for a straight-forward deletion of the reference to women in the home in the Constitution.

Taoiseach says 'women in the home' reference in the Constitution is 'sexist, anachronistic language'
# Referendum
# Referendum

Taoiseach says 'women in the home' reference in the Constitution is 'sexist, anachronistic language'

Jul 10th 2018, 7:36 PM 22,152 Views 105 Comments

Varadkar said it is time to separate the idea that women are inherently linked to caring and family roles.

Government set to approve plan to hold 'women's place in the home' referendum in October
# Referendum
# Referendum

Government set to approve plan to hold 'women's place in the home' referendum in October

Jul 5th 2018, 6:00 AM 20,724 Views 53 Comments

However, there is no consensus among the Oireachtas women’s caucus as to whether the wording should be deleted or amended.

No referendum on ‘women in the home’ clause before "extensive consultations"
# Women In The Home
# Women In The Home

No referendum on ‘women in the home’ clause before "extensive consultations"

Oct 10th 2013, 2:17 PM 12,269 Views 73 Comments

The government says that a possible referendum on altering the article 41.2 of the constitution is complicated by the desire to acknowledge the work of home carers.

Constitutional Convention votes to alter 'women in home' clause
# Constitution
# Constitution

Constitutional Convention votes to alter 'women in home' clause

Feb 17th 2013, 4:24 PM 35,772 Views 65 Comments

A vast majority of the delegates voted to change the article, with 98 per cent supporting a proposal to make it gender-neutral.

Cautious welcome given to progress on constitutional convention
# Reform
# Reform

Cautious welcome given to progress on constitutional convention

Feb 22nd 2012, 2:08 PM 2,080 Views 15 Comments

Interest groups have welcomed the latest reports that draft proposals on the makeup of the convention are imminent – as long as there is sufficient consultation.