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#Women

# women - Monday 29 August, 2022

Historic tour a huge positive for Ireland but the hard work is still ahead
# Arigato
From The42
# Arigato

Historic tour a huge positive for Ireland but the hard work is still ahead

Aug 29th 2022, 7:30 PM 4,716 Views 3 Comments

Greg McWilliams gave debuts to nine players during the two Tests in Japan.

# women - Saturday 13 August, 2022

Taliban violently disperse rare women's protest in Kabul
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Taliban violently disperse rare women's protest in Kabul

Aug 13th 2022, 11:50 AM 23,729 Views 23 Comments

About 40 women — chanting “bread, work and freedom” — marched in front of the education ministry building in Kabul.

# women - Sunday 17 July, 2022

Ireland's men's and women's 7s teams have qualified for the World Cup
# Nearly There
From The42
# Nearly There

Ireland's men's and women's 7s teams have qualified for the World Cup

Updated Jul 17th 2022, 6:00 PM 13,313 Views 4 Comments

The tournament will take place in Cape Town, South Africa in September.

# women - Tuesday 28 June, 2022

Assault causing harm sentence to double from 5 to 10 years under new domestic violence strategy
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

Assault causing harm sentence to double from 5 to 10 years under new domestic violence strategy

Jun 28th 2022, 6:20 AM 11,716 Views 25 Comments

Justice Minister Helen McEntee will today seek Cabinet approval for the five-year plan and the €363 million package to underpin it.

# women - Friday 10 June, 2022

The Good Information Podcast: Gender equality - why Ireland is not as equal as it might seem
# Tgip-podcast
# Tgip-podcast

The Good Information Podcast: Gender equality - why Ireland is not as equal as it might seem

Jun 10th 2022, 9:39 AM 3,428 Views 6 Comments

How far are Irish women from equality, and what is standing in their way?

# women - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

Taoiseach denies 'sham' debate and says arguments against NMH move to St Vincent's 'didn't hold up'
# Elm Park
# Elm Park

Taoiseach denies 'sham' debate and says arguments against NMH move to St Vincent's 'didn't hold up'

Updated May 17th 2022, 3:44 PM 39,646 Views 101 Comments
  • The plan was approved by Cabinet this morning and described by Minister Stephen Donnelly as 'a milestone'.
  • Members of the Oireachtas Health Committee had asked for a further delay in Cabinet approval, saying more consultation was required.
  • One member, Róisín Shortall of the SocDems, called the last two weeks of debate "a sham and a charade".

# women - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Taoiseach ‘more than willing’ to offer State apology for illegal birth registrations
# State Apology
# State Apology

Taoiseach ‘more than willing’ to offer State apology for illegal birth registrations

May 11th 2022, 6:33 PM 7,511 Views 18 Comments

Children’s Minister Roderic O’Gorman yesterday issued an apology in the Seanad on behalf of the Government.

# women - Tuesday 3 May, 2022

'All lawfully permitted procedures', including abortion, to be allowed in new NMH, minister says
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

'All lawfully permitted procedures', including abortion, to be allowed in new NMH, minister says

Updated May 3rd 2022, 9:47 PM 33,989 Views 41 Comments

The health minister and several medical professionals held a press conference this evening about the legal framework governing the new hospital.

# women - Friday 29 April, 2022

Stephen Donnelly confirms opening of two additional specialist menopause clinics
# Women's Health
# Women's Health

Stephen Donnelly confirms opening of two additional specialist menopause clinics

Apr 29th 2022, 6:30 AM 16,308 Views 6 Comments

A total of six menopause clinics will be rolled out nationwide this year.

# women - Friday 4 March, 2022

Six stamps in new Centenary collection will honour Irish sportswomen
# An Post
# An Post

Six stamps in new Centenary collection will honour Irish sportswomen

Mar 4th 2022, 4:39 PM 10,716 Views 14 Comments

The Government approved the series this week, as part of a collection of stamps to run over the next four years.

# women - Wednesday 23 February, 2022

Govt one step closer to giving severe illness during pregnancy drug free of charge
# Hyperemesis Gravidarum
# Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Govt one step closer to giving severe illness during pregnancy drug free of charge

Feb 23rd 2022, 7:13 PM 9,390 Views 4 Comments

U-turn on calling Cariban a food supplement as HPRA says such classification is not appropriate.

# women - Thursday 3 February, 2022

The Explainer: What can Ireland do to become a safer place for women?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What can Ireland do to become a safer place for women?

Feb 3rd 2022, 6:00 PM 5,009 Views 0 Comments

We speak to Orla O’Connor, director of the National Women’s Council of Ireland to get a sense of what more can be done – from the courts to domestic abuse services – but how ultimately there are no quick fixes.

# women - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

Quiz: How much do you know about gender equality in Ireland?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Quiz: How much do you know about gender equality in Ireland?

Feb 2nd 2022, 8:00 PM 23,481 Views 23 Comments

We’ve spent the last month looking at the progress being made – and the work left to be done.

# women - Monday 31 January, 2022

'They've got this really good squad of athletic, skillful players now'
# 7s
From The42
# 7s

'They've got this really good squad of athletic, skillful players now'

Updated Jan 31st 2022, 12:00 PM 16,502 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland Women’s 7s team had an excellent weekend on the World Series.

# women - Thursday 27 January, 2022

Open Newsroom: Gender equality, Ireland, the EU and you
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Open Newsroom: Gender equality, Ireland, the EU and you

Jan 27th 2022, 5:50 PM 6,644 Views 16 Comments

The Good Information Project’s lunchtime webinar looks at a challenges and solutions to issues such as childcare systems, representation of women in politics, and tackling gendered violence.

# women - Saturday 22 January, 2022

From Article 41.2 to the X Case: An A-Z of pivotal policy moments in Irish women's history
# History Books
# History Books

From Article 41.2 to the X Case: An A-Z of pivotal policy moments in Irish women's history

Jan 22nd 2022, 10:00 AM 7,969 Views 9 Comments

We’ve catalogued some of the landmark moments and milestones in Irish women’s history as part of this month’s Good Information Project cycle.

# women - Monday 10 January, 2022

Are we there yet? The Good Information Project focuses on gender equality
# TGIP
# TGIP

Are we there yet? The Good Information Project focuses on gender equality

Jan 10th 2022, 8:00 AM 8,520 Views 12 Comments

We want you to join the discussion.

# women - Friday 12 November, 2021

Parsons scores classy try as Ireland put a tough week behind them at the RDS
# On Top
From The42
# On Top

Parsons scores classy try as Ireland put a tough week behind them at the RDS

Nov 12th 2021, 9:07 PM 22,557 Views 7 Comments

Ciara Griffin and co. were deserved winners as Lindsay Peat scored a fitting try.

# women - Thursday 14 October, 2021

'A man followed me home on the Nitelink': Readers' stories of safety on public transport
# Your Stories
# Your Stories

'A man followed me home on the Nitelink': Readers' stories of safety on public transport

Oct 14th 2021, 12:05 AM 37,459 Views 24 Comments

“The man stood beside me laughing while I spoke to the driver. The driver just looked embarrassed,” one woman wrote of an incident.

# women - Friday 8 October, 2021

Have you been assaulted or harassed on public transport? We want to hear your story
# Your Story
# Your Story

Have you been assaulted or harassed on public transport? We want to hear your story

Oct 8th 2021, 8:30 PM 13,370 Views 11 Comments

A “misogynistic” incident on the DART this week comes after a report found women have serious safety concerns about using public transport.

# women - Friday 17 September, 2021

Gareth Southgate accepts there are not enough women in his England set-up
# Diversity
From The42
# Diversity

Gareth Southgate accepts there are not enough women in his England set-up

Sep 17th 2021, 2:36 PM 5,106 Views 14 Comments

The England boss admits the progress that the women’s game has made is not reflected in his staff.

# women - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

Women feel doctors 'normalise' loss of pregnancy, and first-time mothers 'not listened to', report finds
# Women's Health Taskforce
# Women's Health Taskforce

Women feel doctors 'normalise' loss of pregnancy, and first-time mothers 'not listened to', report finds

Sep 14th 2021, 3:35 PM 17,425 Views 9 Comments

Over 270 women aged 18 to 80 participated in discussions for a report commissioned by a Department of Health taskforce.

# women - Friday 3 September, 2021

Afghan women stage protest outside presidential palace in Kabul
# Taliban
# Taliban

Afghan women stage protest outside presidential palace in Kabul

Sep 3rd 2021, 1:43 PM 17,019 Views 16 Comments

The protesters are urging the Taliban leadership to uphold women’s rights and include women in the government.

# women - Wednesday 18 August, 2021

'We fear what is coming': Women in Kabul speak out as Taliban takes back control
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

'We fear what is coming': Women in Kabul speak out as Taliban takes back control

Aug 18th 2021, 12:05 AM 22,155 Views 34 Comments
  • Women living in Kabul tell The Journal "everyone is living in fear" since the Taliban regained control
  • Females in particular are afraid to leave their homes, Órla Ryan and Laura Byrne write
  • "We simply do not know what they have in store for us. All we can do now is wait," Mahbouba Seraj says

# women - Saturday 3 July, 2021

Opinion: Nutrition can empower women through menopause alongside medicine
# Women's Health
# Women's Health

Opinion: Nutrition can empower women through menopause alongside medicine

Jul 3rd 2021, 10:30 AM 24,200 Views 15 Comments

Nutritional therapist Jackie Lynch explains how diet and particularly sugar balance can help women cope with the changes of menopause.

# women - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Development of Irish women's rugby is a 'long-term project,' says Nucifora
# Grow The Game
From The42
# Grow The Game

Development of Irish women's rugby is a 'long-term project,' says Nucifora

Jun 3rd 2021, 6:15 AM 2,181 Views 1 Comment

Ireland finished third in the Six Nations this year but suffered a heavy defeat to France.

# women - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Menopause workplace policy for businesses to be developed, says health minister
# Supporting Women
# Supporting Women

Menopause workplace policy for businesses to be developed, says health minister

Jun 2nd 2021, 4:42 PM 24,934 Views 14 Comments

Women have recently shared their menopause experience on RTÉ’s Liveline.

# women - Saturday 24 April, 2021

'Women in the home clause' the key question as virtual Citizens' Assembly to deliver its results
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

'Women in the home clause' the key question as virtual Citizens' Assembly to deliver its results

Apr 24th 2021, 6:30 AM 13,887 Views 14 Comments

The issue was to be put to a referendum during the lifetime of the previous government.

# women - Saturday 10 April, 2021

'In Beibhinn, Ireland have someone who can do things that other people can't do'
# Player Profile
From The42
# Player Profile

'In Beibhinn, Ireland have someone who can do things that other people can't do'

Updated Apr 10th 2021, 9:19 AM 36,896 Views 7 Comments

19-year-old Ballinasloe RFC product Beibhinn Parsons is a rising star of Irish rugby.

# women - Monday 5 April, 2021

Northern Ireland is more than green and orange now - as new communities enter the debate
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Northern Ireland is more than green and orange now - as new communities enter the debate

Apr 5th 2021, 9:00 PM 42,806 Views 40 Comments

“Our young people are fierce and brave and they’re coming for us. And we should let them.”

# women - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

'Reclaim the streets' protest held in Dublin following murder of Sarah Everard as police officer appears in court
# Sarah Everard
# Sarah Everard

'Reclaim the streets' protest held in Dublin following murder of Sarah Everard as police officer appears in court

Updated Mar 16th 2021, 6:49 PM 36,464 Views 0 Comments

Everard was killed when walking home from a friend’s flat in London.

# women - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Opinion: Women have lived in fear of walking alone in the dark for too long - we've had enough
# Safety
# Safety

Opinion: Women have lived in fear of walking alone in the dark for too long - we've had enough

Mar 11th 2021, 9:46 AM 41,516 Views 0 Comments

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.

# women - Monday 8 March, 2021

International Women’s Day: Minding the mental health of women in the face of this pandemic
# Opinion
# Opinion

International Women’s Day: Minding the mental health of women in the face of this pandemic

Mar 8th 2021, 7:00 AM 11,203 Views 6 Comments

Therapist Bernie Hackett celebrates women on IWD and reminds them that help is available.

# women - Saturday 6 March, 2021

Opinion: From repression to Robinson and Repeal - the Irish heroine's journey
# International Women's Day
# International Women's Day

Opinion: From repression to Robinson and Repeal - the Irish heroine's journey

Mar 6th 2021, 4:30 PM 13,581 Views 24 Comments

Ahead of International Women’s Day, Kathy Scott of the Trailblazery walks the road with Irish women and celebrates their spirit.

# women - Sunday 31 January, 2021

Government report on period poverty to be launched next month
# Period Poverty
# Period Poverty

Government report on period poverty to be launched next month

Jan 31st 2021, 6:30 AM 16,105 Views 14 Comments

The report comes as two senators have put forward proposed legislation on the issue.

# women - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

Men's Six Nations to go ahead but Women's and U20 championships postponed
# Pushed Back
From The42
# Pushed Back

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

Updated Jan 13th 2021, 3:03 PM 18,677 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 6,435 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 145,371 Views 175 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 37,374 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 10,818 Views 18 Comments

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

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