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#Women in the Home

# women-in-the-home - Friday 7 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 7th 2018, 8:52 AM 20,100 Views 55 Comments

The Justice Committee published a report on the matter yesterday.

# women-in-the-home - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

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

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

Sep 5th 2018, 1:05 PM 17,537 Views 46 Comments

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

# women-in-the-home - Sunday 2 September, 2018

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 9,039 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.

# women-in-the-home - Thursday 12 July, 2018

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 16,197 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.

# women-in-the-home - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

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 22,140 Views 105 Comments

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

# women-in-the-home - Thursday 5 July, 2018

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 20,711 Views 53 Comments

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

# women-in-the-home - Thursday 10 October, 2013

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 12,258 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.

# women-in-the-home - Sunday 17 February, 2013

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 35,754 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.

# women-in-the-home - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

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

Cautious welcome given to progress on constitutional convention

Feb 22nd 2012, 2:08 PM 2,071 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.