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# women - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

Men's Six Nations to go ahead but Women's and U20 championships postponed
# Pushed Back
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# Pushed Back

Men's Six Nations to go ahead but Women's and U20 championships postponed

Updated Jan 13th 2021, 3:03 PM 18,494 Views 32 Comments

However, organisers insist the Men’s competition will go ahead as planned in the coming months.

# women - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Test rugby to restart in October as World Rugby confirms autumn window
# Approved
From The42
# Approved

Test rugby to restart in October as World Rugby confirms autumn window

Jul 30th 2020, 1:55 PM 6,393 Views 9 Comments

Ireland are set to play six Tests in seven weekends from October through into December.

# women - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

'An absolute scandal': Ireland has the highest Covid infection rate for healthcare workers in the world, committee told
# FRONTLINE WORKERS
# FRONTLINE WORKERS

'An absolute scandal': Ireland has the highest Covid infection rate for healthcare workers in the world, committee told

Updated Jun 23rd 2020, 10:10 PM 144,880 Views 173 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar this evening suggested that the figures provided by the INMO were wrong.

# women - Friday 12 June, 2020

Women make up the majority of Covid-19 deaths and confirmed cases in Ireland. Why?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Women make up the majority of Covid-19 deaths and confirmed cases in Ireland. Why?

Jun 12th 2020, 12:05 AM 36,953 Views 46 Comments

“Whether it’s paid or unpaid, it’s women who are predominantly doing care work,” Orla O’Connor of the NWCI said.

# women - Thursday 11 June, 2020

375 women travelled from Ireland to UK for abortions in 2019 - an 87% decrease on 2018
# Health
# Health

375 women travelled from Ireland to UK for abortions in 2019 - an 87% decrease on 2018

Jun 11th 2020, 1:42 PM 9,933 Views 19 Comments

More than 1,000 females travelled from Northern Ireland to England or Wales for an abortion last year.

# women - Thursday 14 May, 2020

'The scariest part was there was no remorse': One survivor on her experience of domestic abuse
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

'The scariest part was there was no remorse': One survivor on her experience of domestic abuse

May 14th 2020, 7:25 AM 20,771 Views 6 Comments

Our reader has survived an abusive relationship and has advice for anyone else trapped in one.

# women - Thursday 19 March, 2020

'Deep concerns' over safety of women and children affected by domestic violence during Covid-19 crisis
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

'Deep concerns' over safety of women and children affected by domestic violence during Covid-19 crisis

Mar 19th 2020, 8:32 AM 68,523 Views 36 Comments

The Women’s Aid 24-hour national freephone helpline is available on 1800 341 900.

# women - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Ireland U20s, Ireland Women, and Munster among latest postponements
# Latest
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# Latest

Ireland U20s, Ireland Women, and Munster among latest postponements

Updated Mar 10th 2020, 2:25 PM 4,683 Views 1 Comment

More rugby fixtures have been called off for now.

# women - Monday 9 March, 2020

Six Nations confirm Wales-Scotland clash to go ahead as planned
# As It Stands
From The42
# As It Stands

Six Nations confirm Wales-Scotland clash to go ahead as planned

Mar 9th 2020, 1:52 PM 3,639 Views 1 Comment

There is uncertainty surrounding Ireland’s U20 and Women’s fixtures against France.

# women - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Lise Hand: We might get a female taoiseach but gender balance stays stubbornly skewed
# Column
# Column

Lise Hand: We might get a female taoiseach but gender balance stays stubbornly skewed

Feb 11th 2020, 12:02 AM 27,600 Views 91 Comments

Ireland had six crucial decades when the nation was being shaped where women were absent from the top table of government. But what now?, asks Lise Hand.

# women - Friday 7 February, 2020

Q&A: Here's where Ireland's parties stand on women's healthcare ahead of the election
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

Q&A: Here's where Ireland's parties stand on women's healthcare ahead of the election

Feb 7th 2020, 12:29 PM 7,722 Views 26 Comments

Where do the parties stand on issues like maternity and infant services, contraception and IVF?

# women - Monday 3 February, 2020

'Why haven't I known about her up to now?': RTÉ broadcasts landmark series celebrating women in Irish history
# Herstory
# Herstory

'Why haven't I known about her up to now?': RTÉ broadcasts landmark series celebrating women in Irish history

Feb 3rd 2020, 6:00 PM 17,005 Views 13 Comments

It involves a six-part series as well as a podcast series.

# women - Thursday 30 January, 2020

'I might never see my parents again': Asylum seekers share their experiences of isolation and PTSD
# Syria
# Syria

'I might never see my parents again': Asylum seekers share their experiences of isolation and PTSD

Jan 30th 2020, 6:00 AM 15,843 Views 40 Comments

Many female asylum seekers and refugees in Ireland are living with depression, anxiety and PTSD, a new report has found.

# women - Friday 3 January, 2020

'It didn’t matter to her that the establishment might be upset': How Marian Finucane brought women's stories to the fore
# Truth To Power
# Truth To Power

'It didn’t matter to her that the establishment might be upset': How Marian Finucane brought women's stories to the fore

Jan 3rd 2020, 4:19 PM 20,535 Views 22 Comments

The broadcaster used her platform to discuss topics that were rarely if ever spoken about in a public forum in Ireland.

# women - Sunday 1 December, 2019

Peter Boylan: 'Online abuse didn't bother me - I wasn't going to resign'
# Women's Health
# Women's Health

Peter Boylan: 'Online abuse didn't bother me - I wasn't going to resign'

Dec 1st 2019, 9:30 AM 20,444 Views 24 Comments

The obstetrician has written about his career in a new memoir.

# women - Friday 18 October, 2019

Channel 4 launches new policy to support workers experiencing menopause
# Working Conditions
# Working Conditions

Channel 4 launches new policy to support workers experiencing menopause

Oct 18th 2019, 4:13 PM 8,185 Views 6 Comments

New flexible working arrangements and menopause awareness briefings for management are to be introduced.

# women - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

'A lot of doctors fail to recognise it': Calls for government to review treatment of endometriosis
# Women's Health
# Women's Health

'A lot of doctors fail to recognise it': Calls for government to review treatment of endometriosis

Oct 8th 2019, 6:05 AM 94,577 Views 15 Comments

The condition is caused by abnormal cell growth outside the uterus and causes severe pain for women suffering with it.

# women - Monday 1 July, 2019

Concerns raised over 'limited' access to appropriate sex education for Irish kids
# Istanbul Convention
# Istanbul Convention

Concerns raised over 'limited' access to appropriate sex education for Irish kids

Jul 1st 2019, 6:15 AM 8,658 Views 28 Comments

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has set out its recommendations for key priority actions for the State.

# women - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

'I refuse not to feel safe': How women feel about cycling in Dublin
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I refuse not to feel safe': How women feel about cycling in Dublin

Jun 26th 2019, 7:30 PM 23,592 Views 74 Comments

When women cyclists were surveyed, here’s what they had to say about travelling by bike.

# women - Friday 5 April, 2019

Domestic abuse service helped 76 women and 100 children in 24 hours
# Aoibhneas
# Aoibhneas

Domestic abuse service helped 76 women and 100 children in 24 hours

Apr 5th 2019, 9:20 AM 7,643 Views 6 Comments

Every year Aoibhneas has to turn away 400 families seeking refuge.

# women - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Plan for 'bad weather' and 'watch out for dragons in your own party': What FF and FG are telling women election candidates
# Women For Election
# Women For Election

Plan for 'bad weather' and 'watch out for dragons in your own party': What FF and FG are telling women election candidates

Mar 27th 2019, 6:20 AM 19,284 Views 20 Comments

Two of the main political parties have held training events for women contemplating a life in politics.

# women - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Poll: Should sanitary products be provided for free in public buildings?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should sanitary products be provided for free in public buildings?

Mar 14th 2019, 9:14 AM 23,041 Views 97 Comments

A motion calling for this has received unanimous support in the Dáil.

# women - Friday 8 March, 2019

Taoiseach says there is an 'epidemic' of violence against women
# Women's Rights
# Women's Rights

Taoiseach says there is an 'epidemic' of violence against women

Updated Mar 8th 2019, 1:00 PM 26,550 Views 80 Comments

The government today ratified the Istanbul Convention which obliges it to protect women from all forms of violence.

# women - Sunday 17 February, 2019

Ruth Bader Ginsburg helped change America - but her fight for gender equality hasn't been won
# Notorious Rbg
# Notorious Rbg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg helped change America - but her fight for gender equality hasn't been won

Feb 17th 2019, 9:45 AM 15,731 Views 43 Comments

A new biopic about the Supreme Court Justice looks at her early years as a Harvard student and fledgling lawyer.

# women - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

'It would be foolhardy to say there is no risk': HSE reveals 78,000 slides left in CervicalCheck backlog
# Women's Health
# Women's Health

'It would be foolhardy to say there is no risk': HSE reveals 78,000 slides left in CervicalCheck backlog

Updated Feb 13th 2019, 12:03 PM 14,877 Views 34 Comments

The HSE will tell the Health Committee about the backlog latest today.

# women - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Opinion: 'The debate on abortion isn't over and don't expect that it ever will be'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'The debate on abortion isn't over and don't expect that it ever will be'

Jan 17th 2019, 7:00 AM 13,456 Views 93 Comments

The experience in the US shows that the divisive abortion debate will continue, writes Larry Donnelly.

# women - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Two more women barred from entering one of India's holiest temples
# India
# India

Two more women barred from entering one of India's holiest temples

Jan 16th 2019, 7:23 PM 10,677 Views 15 Comments

This comes two weeks after two others made history and sparked uproar by praying inside.

# women - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

These are the referendums coming up in 2019 - and a few after that
# Referenda
# Referenda

These are the referendums coming up in 2019 - and a few after that

Jan 1st 2019, 6:05 AM 47,049 Views 23 Comments

Which way will you vote?

# women - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Timeline: The history of abortion in Ireland
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Timeline: The history of abortion in Ireland

Dec 30th 2018, 9:00 PM 22,620 Views 84 Comments

Ireland voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment in May of this year.

# women - Friday 14 December, 2018

1918 was an 'incredibly dramatic year' for Ireland
# Centenary
# Centenary

1918 was an 'incredibly dramatic year' for Ireland

Dec 14th 2018, 10:00 PM 9,121 Views 20 Comments

We took a trip to the archives to find out about some of the fascinating people involved.

On this day 100 years ago, Irish women got the vote
# Centenary
# Centenary

On this day 100 years ago, Irish women got the vote

Dec 14th 2018, 8:00 PM 9,191 Views 59 Comments

We take a look at the important moments leading up to the momentous event.

# women - 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 20,069 Views 55 Comments

The Justice Committee published a report on the matter yesterday.

# women - Monday 19 November, 2018

Vicky Phelan named one of world's most influential women of 2018
# Bbc 100 Women
# Bbc 100 Women

Vicky Phelan named one of world's most influential women of 2018

Nov 19th 2018, 6:44 PM 24,752 Views 28 Comments

The activist said she is “so privileged” to be included on the BBC’s list.

# women - Saturday 17 November, 2018

New national survey on sexual violence to be completed in two years
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

New national survey on sexual violence to be completed in two years

Nov 17th 2018, 11:41 AM 6,610 Views 12 Comments

The minister said he expects the survey to begin next year, stating that it should be completed within 18 months.

# women - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Concerns raised over morning sickness medication being sold to women online
# Women's Health
# Women's Health

Concerns raised over morning sickness medication being sold to women online

Oct 31st 2018, 6:05 AM 23,525 Views 10 Comments

There have been calls for the drug, which can cost up to €3,000, to be made available to women with a medical card.

# women - Thursday 18 October, 2018

Hindu hardliners order 12-hour strike as they step up campaign to block women from Indian temple
# India
# India

Hindu hardliners order 12-hour strike as they step up campaign to block women from Indian temple

Oct 18th 2018, 9:11 AM 16,022 Views 61 Comments

The Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala in the state of Kerala was meant to allow women from yesterday.

# women - Sunday 16 September, 2018

Male tennis players punished more than women - report
# Study
From The42
# Study

Male tennis players punished more than women - report

Sep 16th 2018, 2:55 PM 6,938 Views 11 Comments

Men were fined 344 times compared to 140 for “audible obscenity” and 287 to 67 for unsportsmanlike conduct.

# women - Saturday 15 September, 2018

'There's something special about the red jersey... Munster always meant a lot to me'
# Pride
From The42
# Pride

'There's something special about the red jersey... Munster always meant a lot to me'

Sep 15th 2018, 7:15 AM 9,826 Views 0 Comments

Laura Guest has gone from captaining Munster to inter-pro success to leading them as head coach.

# women - Monday 10 September, 2018

Substitutes for female politicians on maternity leave should be considered, says Taoiseach
# Women In Politics
# Women In Politics

Substitutes for female politicians on maternity leave should be considered, says Taoiseach

Sep 10th 2018, 4:11 PM 13,800 Views 72 Comments

To do so in Ireland would require modification of our electoral system, said Leo Varadkar.

# women - Saturday 8 September, 2018

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

Poll: Should reference to women's 'life within the home' be removed from Constitution?

Sep 8th 2018, 6:30 PM 26,156 Views 83 Comments

A referendum on the topic has been delayed.

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