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# women - Friday 14 December, 2018

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 9,198 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 20,084 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 24,805 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 6,626 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 26,709 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 16,025 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 6,942 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 9,834 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 13,809 Views 68 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 26,184 Views 83 Comments

A referendum on the topic has been delayed.

# women - Friday 31 August, 2018

Opinion: 'It would be easy to dismiss female genital mutilation as something alien to Ireland - but it's not'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'It would be easy to dismiss female genital mutilation as something alien to Ireland - but it's not'

Aug 31st 2018, 7:00 AM 14,172 Views 60 Comments

Minister Josepha Madigan writes about how she is inspired by Ifra Ahmed and her fight against FGM in Ireland.

# women - Monday 13 August, 2018

Death of woman in Drogheda not being treated as suspicious, say gardaí
# Louth
# Louth

Death of woman in Drogheda not being treated as suspicious, say gardaí

Aug 13th 2018, 8:03 AM 9,958 Views 2 Comments

The woman in her 60s was pronounced dead yesterday morning.

# women - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Tokyo medical school admits it altered tests to keep women out
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

Tokyo medical school admits it altered tests to keep women out

Aug 8th 2018, 1:15 PM 13,005 Views 55 Comments

“We betrayed the public trust.”

# women - Monday 6 August, 2018

PICS: Huge crowd turns out to welcome Irish women's hockey team home
# World Cup
# World Cup

PICS: Huge crowd turns out to welcome Irish women's hockey team home

Aug 6th 2018, 3:27 PM 51,522 Views 84 Comments

Young girls held up posters declaring: “You’re an inspiration to me!”

# women - Monday 30 July, 2018

'Either stand up or get out': Varadkar called on to explain why CervicalCheck cases ending up in court
# Smear Test Scandal
# Smear Test Scandal

'Either stand up or get out': Varadkar called on to explain why CervicalCheck cases ending up in court

Updated Jul 30th 2018, 11:55 AM 29,850 Views 61 Comments

In May, Varadkar said court cases relating to the health scandal would be be dealt with through mediation.

# women - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Law to make penalty for incest equal for men and women approved by Cabinet
# Sexual Crimes
# Sexual Crimes

Law to make penalty for incest equal for men and women approved by Cabinet

Jul 24th 2018, 8:13 PM 17,154 Views 50 Comments

Currently there is life imprisonment for a male who is convicted of incest, but the sentence is three to seven years for a woman.

# women - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Saoirse Ronan's only gone and become the face of Calvin Klein's new perfume
# Women
From The Daily Edge
# Women

Saoirse Ronan's only gone and become the face of Calvin Klein's new perfume

Jul 17th 2018, 4:37 PM 4,861 Views 0 Comments

Giz a whiff.

# women - 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 16,172 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 - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Referendum on 'women's life within the home' to be held in October
# Constitution
# Constitution

Referendum on 'women's life within the home' to be held in October

Jul 5th 2018, 5:44 PM 38,898 Views 104 Comments

it’s intended that the referendum would be held in conjunction with the removal of the blasphemy offence from the Constitution.

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 20,695 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 - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Saudi Arabia finally lifts ban on women driving
# Arrests
# Arrests

Saudi Arabia finally lifts ban on women driving

Jun 24th 2018, 8:03 AM 10,807 Views 45 Comments

Despite the end of the ban, several activists have been arrested recently.

# women - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

'She was living in a derelict building dripping with damp under a tin roof. The year was 1998'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'She was living in a derelict building dripping with damp under a tin roof. The year was 1998'

Jun 19th 2018, 7:00 AM 50,718 Views 45 Comments

During the making of No Country for Women, we journeyed with women today to learn more about their mothers’ and grandmothers’ lives, writes Anne Roper.

# women - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

CervicalCheck interim report says €2k payment should be given to women affected immediately
# Cash Up Front
# Cash Up Front

CervicalCheck interim report says €2k payment should be given to women affected immediately

Jun 12th 2018, 1:17 PM 17,943 Views 66 Comments

Today’s interim report has recommended that women should not encounter any financial obstacles while participating in investigations.

# women - Sunday 27 May, 2018

'We owe her family a great debt': Calls for abortion legislation to be named Savita's Law
# Together For Yes
# Together For Yes

'We owe her family a great debt': Calls for abortion legislation to be named Savita's Law

May 27th 2018, 2:45 PM 18,758 Views 63 Comments

Together for Yes said the legislation must be enacted as quickly as possible.

# women - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Nora Owen says she was 'confronted' and 'attacked' in Leinster House during the 1980s abortion debate
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Nora Owen says she was 'confronted' and 'attacked' in Leinster House during the 1980s abortion debate

May 23rd 2018, 6:00 AM 14,401 Views 34 Comments

Fine Gael women who served as politicians in 1983 joined female politicians from the current Dáil to discuss the Eighth Amendment.

# women - Thursday 10 May, 2018

'It seared the soul of our country': Emotional scenes as Emma Mhic Mhathúna's interview raised in the Dáil
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

'It seared the soul of our country': Emotional scenes as Emma Mhic Mhathúna's interview raised in the Dáil

May 10th 2018, 1:31 PM 29,620 Views 58 Comments

“It is a stain on all our doors, it is a stain on all of us,” Labour’s Alan Kelly told his Dáil colleagues today.

# women - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Leo Varadkar confirms redress scheme for women affected by the smear test controversy
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

Leo Varadkar confirms redress scheme for women affected by the smear test controversy

May 2nd 2018, 12:47 PM 13,016 Views 36 Comments

The Taoiseach said the government still do not know all the facts surrounding the CervicalCheck scandal.

# women - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Simon Harris says the State will pay for women to have a repeat cervical screening
# CervicalCheck
# CervicalCheck

Simon Harris says the State will pay for women to have a repeat cervical screening

Apr 28th 2018, 5:53 PM 19,812 Views 41 Comments

Earlier the HSE apologised after a helpline for concerned people was down due to a technical glitch.

# women - Sunday 22 April, 2018

'Mothers are afraid to say they're struggling because they're afraid they'll be judged'
# Paint Your Bump
# Paint Your Bump

'Mothers are afraid to say they're struggling because they're afraid they'll be judged'

Apr 22nd 2018, 10:30 AM 22,762 Views 31 Comments

The Paint Your Bump campaign is running next week to encourage women to speak about the difficulties of motherhood.

# women - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Exhibition shows letters and postcards sent to Irish women from the frontline in World War One
# Doing Their Bit
# Doing Their Bit

Exhibition shows letters and postcards sent to Irish women from the frontline in World War One

Mar 24th 2018, 9:00 AM 12,378 Views 25 Comments

The exhibition looks at the impact the First World War had on Irish women.

# women - Friday 9 March, 2018

Diarmuid Martin says Mary McAleese's criticism of the Church was 'brutally stark'
# Empire Of Misogyny
# Empire Of Misogyny

Diarmuid Martin says Mary McAleese's criticism of the Church was 'brutally stark'

Mar 9th 2018, 9:12 AM 51,221 Views 132 Comments

The former president has called on Pope Francis to address gender inequality in the Catholic Church.

# women - Thursday 8 March, 2018

'Unacceptable sexist behaviour': Spanish women stage unprecedented strike for rights
# Women's Rights
# Women's Rights

'Unacceptable sexist behaviour': Spanish women stage unprecedented strike for rights

Mar 8th 2018, 6:03 PM 15,172 Views 60 Comments

Women earn 14.9% less than men in Spain.

'Male celibates advise the Pope on what women really want, that is ludicrous'
# Mary McAleese
# Mary McAleese

'Male celibates advise the Pope on what women really want, that is ludicrous'

Mar 8th 2018, 2:31 PM 33,928 Views 116 Comments

The former president said women aren’t ‘mysteries’ or ‘strawberries on the cake’, despite what popes have called them.

Mary McAleese says it's 'pure codology' that women can't become priests
# Misogyny
# Misogyny

Mary McAleese says it's 'pure codology' that women can't become priests

Mar 8th 2018, 9:35 AM 45,013 Views 195 Comments

The former president also called the Catholic Church an “empire of misogyny”.

# women - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Step into the archives and look back at the incredible year of 1918
# Snapshot Of Ireland
# Snapshot Of Ireland

Step into the archives and look back at the incredible year of 1918

Feb 11th 2018, 8:45 AM 14,592 Views 38 Comments

This week we brought you the story of Ireland 100 years ago.

# women - Thursday 8 February, 2018

This Waterford woman's diary shows us what life was like in Ireland 100 years ago
# Centenary
# Centenary

This Waterford woman's diary shows us what life was like in Ireland 100 years ago

Feb 8th 2018, 8:00 AM 30,359 Views 14 Comments

It was written by Rosamond Jacob, a feminist and suffragist.

# women - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Fighting for equality: The life of Hanna Sheehy Skeffington
# Votes For Women
# Votes For Women

Fighting for equality: The life of Hanna Sheehy Skeffington

Feb 7th 2018, 8:10 AM 12,748 Views 25 Comments

The suffragette smashed a window at Dublin Castle in 1912.

# women - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

'Whenever you talk about female genital mutilation there's a backlash'
# Threats And Intimidation
# Threats And Intimidation

'Whenever you talk about female genital mutilation there's a backlash'

Feb 6th 2018, 6:15 AM 18,676 Views 70 Comments

About 2,700 girls living in Ireland may be at risk of undergoing the practice.

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

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

Feb 6th 2018, 6:05 AM 31,827 Views 30 Comments

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

# women - Monday 5 February, 2018

What the National Library archives tell us about the 'incredibly dramatic year' of 1918
# Centenary
# Centenary

What the National Library archives tell us about the 'incredibly dramatic year' of 1918

Feb 5th 2018, 7:30 AM 9,941 Views 33 Comments

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