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# women - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

The Irish Constitution still makes reference to woman's place in the home
# Bunreacht Na HÉireann
# Bunreacht Na HÉireann

The Irish Constitution still makes reference to woman's place in the home

Mar 8th 2017, 6:07 AM 34,764 Views 54 Comments

Dublin Rathdown deputy Josepha Madigan wants a referendum on Article 41.2.1 of Bunreacht na hÉireann.

Women on State boards on the rise as 'talent bank' boosts numbers
# Girl Power
# Girl Power

Women on State boards on the rise as 'talent bank' boosts numbers

Mar 8th 2017, 6:03 AM 6,572 Views 22 Comments

A target of 40% female representation has been set for State boards.

# women - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Public asked to lay flowers at graves of Magdalene women today
# Mark Of Respect
# Mark Of Respect

Public asked to lay flowers at graves of Magdalene women today

Mar 5th 2017, 7:40 AM 13,221 Views 16 Comments

Over 1,600 women are buried in cemeteries around the country, many of whom are in unmarked graves.

# women - Friday 3 March, 2017

Women to be conscripted into Swedish army amid Russia fears
# War Games
# War Games

Women to be conscripted into Swedish army amid Russia fears

Mar 3rd 2017, 9:08 AM 25,716 Views 90 Comments

For the first time, conscription will apply to women.

# women - Saturday 4 February, 2017

'When you have a certain body type it's easy to feel exercise isn't for you - and that's a problem'
# Louise McSharry
# Louise McSharry

'When you have a certain body type it's easy to feel exercise isn't for you - and that's a problem'

Feb 4th 2017, 10:00 AM 23,745 Views 19 Comments

2FM radio presenter Louise McSharry told us why she decided to become an ambassador for the Dublin Rock n’Roll Marathon.

# women - Thursday 2 February, 2017

Rose of Tralee festival says it has not banned transgender women from entering
# All Welcome
# All Welcome

Rose of Tralee festival says it has not banned transgender women from entering

Feb 2nd 2017, 6:20 PM 16,107 Views 81 Comments

This is contrary to reports this morning.

# women - Monday 23 January, 2017

Faulty breast implants lead to €60 million payout to 20,000 women
# Compensation
# Compensation

Faulty breast implants lead to €60 million payout to 20,000 women

Jan 23rd 2017, 9:30 AM 13,249 Views 5 Comments

The implants were found to contain substandard silicone gel.

# women - Friday 20 January, 2017

9 things you shouldn't even think about saying to women in 2017
# Smile It Might Not Happen
From The Daily Edge
# Smile It Might Not Happen

9 things you shouldn't even think about saying to women in 2017

Jan 20th 2017, 1:38 PM 11,727 Views 8 Comments

“Smile.” NO.

# women - Sunday 15 January, 2017

New rules mean top jobs in Irish civil service must go to women
# Gender Balance
# Gender Balance

New rules mean top jobs in Irish civil service must go to women

Jan 15th 2017, 5:55 PM 34,021 Views 143 Comments

When it’s between two candidates of equal merit, female candidates will be priorities.

# women - Thursday 29 December, 2016

9 questions Irish women need answers to immediately
# Here Come The Gals
From The Daily Edge
# Here Come The Gals

9 questions Irish women need answers to immediately

Dec 29th 2016, 1:00 PM 12,317 Views 9 Comments

Like now.

Skills course is helping women into IT sector - but longterm unemployment is increasing
# Springboard
# Springboard

Skills course is helping women into IT sector - but longterm unemployment is increasing

Dec 29th 2016, 6:47 AM 6,185 Views 7 Comments

A report looking at the success of the jobs training programme in its first five years is to be published this week.

# women - Friday 23 December, 2016

Man charged over killing of Irish woman in Australian serial killer case
# Australia
# Australia

Man charged over killing of Irish woman in Australian serial killer case

Dec 23rd 2016, 11:20 AM 30,882 Views 0 Comments

He is charged with the murders of two women – a third woman was also killed but the investigation is still open.

# women - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

UK abortion provider warned over concerns around risk and training
# Marie Stopes International
# Marie Stopes International

UK abortion provider warned over concerns around risk and training

Dec 21st 2016, 3:54 PM 5,942 Views 85 Comments

Marie Stopes International had to restrict some of its services in October this year due to the concerns.

# women - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

'The majority of the female population doesn’t engage in sport... Why is that?'
# AIM
From The42
# AIM

'The majority of the female population doesn’t engage in sport... Why is that?'

Dec 20th 2016, 9:00 PM 8,020 Views 12 Comments

In an extract from ‘Eat Sweat Play,’ Anna Kessel looks at how sport can change our lives.

# women - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

11 everyday items that women are FINALLY able to buy
# Just Girly Things
From The Daily Edge
# Just Girly Things

11 everyday items that women are FINALLY able to buy

Dec 6th 2016, 6:11 PM 11,149 Views 11 Comments

Lucky us!

# women - Saturday 26 November, 2016

The Citizens' Assembly will start discussing abortion today. Here's what's on the agenda
# Devil In The Details
# Devil In The Details

The Citizens' Assembly will start discussing abortion today. Here's what's on the agenda

Nov 26th 2016, 7:20 AM 6,880 Views 77 Comments

The current regime will be laid out but not critiqued.

# women - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Women hesitant to take folic acid because it 'indicates they are actively trying to get pregnant'
# Folic Acid
# Folic Acid

Women hesitant to take folic acid because it 'indicates they are actively trying to get pregnant'

Nov 24th 2016, 6:15 AM 22,648 Views 42 Comments

“It was just something you took when pregnant, I didn’t know that was the reason.”

# women - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

India's Minister for Women says country's rape problem is 'exaggerated'
# Rape
# Rape

India's Minister for Women says country's rape problem is 'exaggerated'

Nov 23rd 2016, 8:34 PM 13,993 Views 32 Comments

Maneka Gandhi claimed India was in the bottom four countries in the world when it came to rape.

# women - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Hillary Clinton just delivered some powerful and emotional words to young women in her concession speech
# Glass Ceiling
From The Daily Edge
# Glass Ceiling

Hillary Clinton just delivered some powerful and emotional words to young women in her concession speech

Nov 9th 2016, 5:37 PM 4,781 Views 5 Comments

“I know we haven’t shattered this glass ceiling but someday someone will…”

# women - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Man found not guilty by reason of insanity of unprovoked assaults on women
# Courts
# Courts

Man found not guilty by reason of insanity of unprovoked assaults on women

Nov 5th 2016, 7:30 AM 15,485 Views 0 Comments

The man was suffering from delusions at the time.

# women - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Activists criticise HSE attempt to force woman to have Caesarean section
# Court Order
# Court Order

Activists criticise HSE attempt to force woman to have Caesarean section

Nov 2nd 2016, 6:14 PM 24,149 Views 93 Comments

The HSE attempted to take an order in court, but a judge refused it.

# women - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Bono was included on Glamour's 'Women of the Year' list and everyone's taking the piss
# Award Award Award
From The Daily Edge
# Award Award Award

Bono was included on Glamour's 'Women of the Year' list and everyone's taking the piss

Nov 1st 2016, 10:08 PM 4,745 Views 2 Comments

It’s a, eh, beautiful day.

Over 11,000 pregnant women at risk of depression in Ireland - study
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Over 11,000 pregnant women at risk of depression in Ireland - study

Nov 1st 2016, 8:35 AM 10,512 Views 13 Comments

A new study shows the probability of women becoming depressed during pregnancy in Ireland.

# women - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Women have caught up with men's drinking habits
# Bottoms Up
# Bottoms Up

Women have caught up with men's drinking habits

Oct 25th 2016, 3:03 PM 16,100 Views 55 Comments

That’s according to new research undertaken in western countries.

# women - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

'Women right now are being lied to in the most grotesque fashion. Enough is enough'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Women right now are being lied to in the most grotesque fashion. Enough is enough'

Oct 19th 2016, 11:00 AM 132 Views 82 Comments

Today, the Labour Party is introducing to the Dáil legislation that will require those who provide counselling services to women experiencing crisis pregnancies to be registered and regulated.

Labour bill aims to clamp down on rogue crisis pregnancy agencies operating in Ireland
# Counselling
# Counselling

Labour bill aims to clamp down on rogue crisis pregnancy agencies operating in Ireland

Oct 19th 2016, 7:00 AM 6,281 Views 23 Comments

The issue of these clinics operating in Ireland was highlighted in an undercover report last month.

# women - Sunday 25 September, 2016

The woman behind Can't Cope, Won't Cope: "I was hell-bent on getting this on screen"
# Stefanie Preissner
# Stefanie Preissner

The woman behind Can't Cope, Won't Cope: "I was hell-bent on getting this on screen"

Sep 25th 2016, 10:00 PM 42,449 Views 28 Comments

Stefanie Preissner talks to us about her new series ahead of the third episode airing tomorrow.

# women - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Trinity study seeks women exposed to Hepatitis C-contaminated product in 70s
# Research
# Research

Trinity study seeks women exposed to Hepatitis C-contaminated product in 70s

Sep 20th 2016, 10:00 PM 10,477 Views 3 Comments

Almost half of the women screened, who had contact with the virus, showed no signs of infection after.

# women - Monday 19 September, 2016

'It was the loneliest time of my life': Readers share their experiences of miscarriage
# In Their Own Words
# In Their Own Words

'It was the loneliest time of my life': Readers share their experiences of miscarriage

Sep 19th 2016, 9:00 PM 5,270 Views 45 Comments

Eight women who all feel that miscarriage needs to be spoken about more.

# women - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

The number of women in the workforce is likely to go up a lot in the next few years
# ESRI
# ESRI

The number of women in the workforce is likely to go up a lot in the next few years

Sep 14th 2016, 6:10 AM 10,107 Views 30 Comments

In general, the percentage of women in the workforce had risen hugely since the early 1990s.

# women - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

'We need more XX chromosomes around Newstalk, so obviously that's the only reason I'm here'
# Diversity
# Diversity

'We need more XX chromosomes around Newstalk, so obviously that's the only reason I'm here'

Sep 13th 2016, 1:21 PM 38,410 Views 58 Comments

Colette Fitzpatrick was quick to reply when Newstalk co-host Shane Coleman asked her how she managed to “juggle it all”.

# women - Monday 5 September, 2016

'Think of all those voices desperate for help': Women's Aid helpline receives 41 calls a day
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

'Think of all those voices desperate for help': Women's Aid helpline receives 41 calls a day

Sep 5th 2016, 9:52 AM 8,103 Views 49 Comments

The service is now 24/7, due to increased demand.

# women - Saturday 3 September, 2016

Ignore the sexist advice - wear your engagement ring with pride, ladies
# Opinion
# Opinion

Ignore the sexist advice - wear your engagement ring with pride, ladies

Sep 3rd 2016, 9:30 AM 1,585 Views 52 Comments

Lorraine Courtney takes issue with the advice that women shouldn’t wear their engagement rings to job interviews.

# women - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Egyptian TV channel takes female anchors off air until they lose weight
# Suspended
# Suspended

Egyptian TV channel takes female anchors off air until they lose weight

Aug 18th 2016, 3:54 PM 26,367 Views 93 Comments

The women have been told they “can work in production during the period they need to lose weight”.

# women - Monday 1 August, 2016

Pregnant women warned to stay away from this Miami neighbourhood as Zika spreads
# Wynwood
# Wynwood

Pregnant women warned to stay away from this Miami neighbourhood as Zika spreads

Aug 1st 2016, 7:37 PM 14,794 Views 8 Comments

The virus is being spread by mosquitoes there. Pregnant women living there are told to abstain or use barrier protection during sex.

# women - Friday 15 July, 2016

The emojis on your phone are going to become more diverse
# Career Choice
# Career Choice

The emojis on your phone are going to become more diverse

Jul 15th 2016, 3:13 PM 11,123 Views 18 Comments

Unicode will be introducing 11 new professional emojis depicting women in different careers.

# women - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Jennifer Aniston slams tabloid media over pregnancy scrutiny
# Fed Up
# Fed Up

Jennifer Aniston slams tabloid media over pregnancy scrutiny

Jul 13th 2016, 2:38 PM 33,477 Views 43 Comments

The Friends actress said that she is fed up of the body shaming that occurs “under the guise of journalism”.

# women - Monday 27 June, 2016

"Mum, why isn't Wonder Woman wearing any clothes?"
# Opinion
# Opinion

"Mum, why isn't Wonder Woman wearing any clothes?"

Jun 27th 2016, 8:00 AM 1,885 Views 139 Comments

Louise Phillips looks at the role models for young women and finds them lacking.

# women - Thursday 23 June, 2016

'You might have young players suddenly see an opportunity to become an Olympian'
# 7s
From The42
# 7s

'You might have young players suddenly see an opportunity to become an Olympian'

Jun 23rd 2016, 6:30 AM 3,592 Views 0 Comments

Anthony Eddy and his Ireland squad have a huge opportunity this weekend in UCD.

# women - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Bill to repeal Eighth Amendment launched as Coppinger says free vote issue is "ludicrous"
# Abortion Bills
# Abortion Bills

Bill to repeal Eighth Amendment launched as Coppinger says free vote issue is "ludicrous"

Jun 22nd 2016, 2:20 PM 11,736 Views 215 Comments

The bill will be brought before the Dáil tomorrow.