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# women - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Funding is needed 'before it's too late' - there's a surge in gambling addiction in Irish men (and women)
# Hidden Problem
# Hidden Problem

Funding is needed 'before it's too late' - there's a surge in gambling addiction in Irish men (and women)

May 25th 2016, 6:15 AM 12,044 Views 40 Comments

The numbers of people presenting with a gambling problem at Dublin’s Rutland Centre have trebled in just two years.

# women - Saturday 14 May, 2016

'Where there's one sperm there's a way': Male infertility is common but treatable
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

'Where there's one sperm there's a way': Male infertility is common but treatable

May 14th 2016, 8:30 PM 18,927 Views 26 Comments

A doctor from Cork Fertility Centre said the procedure for men to get checked out is “non-invasive and not expensive compared to what a female has to do”.

These are the Fianna Fáil women who could be in line for a promotion
# Girl Power
# Girl Power

These are the Fianna Fáil women who could be in line for a promotion

May 14th 2016, 8:15 AM 20,721 Views 38 Comments

It’s understood Micheál Martin will appoint at least three women to the party’s front bench.

# women - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Opinion: Women have shown time and time again that they are a more deadly species than the male
# War On Inequality
# War On Inequality

Opinion: Women have shown time and time again that they are a more deadly species than the male

May 5th 2016, 8:00 AM 2,882 Views 105 Comments

Security expert Tom Clonan explains why armies across the world need female soldiers and officers, in all positions.

# women - Saturday 9 April, 2016

"I should have told my friend his 'rape joke' was inappropriate. Why didn't I?"
# Opinion
# Opinion

"I should have told my friend his 'rape joke' was inappropriate. Why didn't I?"

Apr 9th 2016, 7:30 PM 7,432 Views 264 Comments

Men need to start feeling more than a little uncomfortable about the issue of consent, writes Donal O’Keeffe.

# women - Thursday 24 March, 2016

'Families hire 'cutters' to remove any sensation for the girl and it's called a rite of passage'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Families hire 'cutters' to remove any sensation for the girl and it's called a rite of passage'

Mar 24th 2016, 4:00 PM 1,022 Views 28 Comments

Extreme forms of mutilation can lead to difficulties in menstruation, painful intercourse, incontinence and infertility.

# women - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

14 things that make Irish gals so bloody brilliant
# Hon The Gals
From The Daily Edge
# Hon The Gals

14 things that make Irish gals so bloody brilliant

Mar 8th 2016, 9:37 PM 17,338 Views 4 Comments

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'Success shouldn't be a dirty word for women'
# Women In Business
# Women In Business

'Success shouldn't be a dirty word for women'

Mar 8th 2016, 6:30 PM 14,052 Views 110 Comments

Some of Ireland’s most successful businesswomen gathered today in Dublin to share their experiences.

QUIZ: How much do you know about Irish women's history?
# International Women's Day
# International Women's Day

QUIZ: How much do you know about Irish women's history?

Mar 8th 2016, 6:30 AM 32,634 Views 47 Comments

Take our quiz to find out.

# women - Monday 7 March, 2016

Here's why you'll see these women on buses all over Ireland
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Here's why you'll see these women on buses all over Ireland

Mar 7th 2016, 3:15 PM 26,737 Views 37 Comments

They were snipers, cooks and doctors during the 1916 Rising.

Women often undersell their experience and capabilities, while men don't think twice about it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Women often undersell their experience and capabilities, while men don't think twice about it

Mar 7th 2016, 8:00 AM 841 Views 79 Comments

Eoghan McDermott writes that organisations need to do more to close the gender gap in the workforce.

# women - Sunday 6 March, 2016

Getting more women in the Dáil can't be a once off thing, such progress must continue
# Opinion
# Opinion

Getting more women in the Dáil can't be a once off thing, such progress must continue

Mar 6th 2016, 8:00 AM 99 Views 57 Comments

In comparison to the 2011 general election, there has been an increase of over 40% in the number of women in the Dáil.

# women - Friday 4 March, 2016

Uber is giving Pakistan drivers classes to deter sexual harassment
# Training
# Training

Uber is giving Pakistan drivers classes to deter sexual harassment

Mar 4th 2016, 10:43 PM 12,066 Views 15 Comments

Uber was officially banned from Delhi after one of its drivers raped a young woman passenger.

# women - Thursday 3 March, 2016

Giving women time off for periods would be unfair - but we need to talk about them more
# Opinion
# Opinion

Giving women time off for periods would be unfair - but we need to talk about them more

Mar 3rd 2016, 7:00 PM 8,397 Views 141 Comments

A company in the UK has introduced a “period policy” that will allow women leave if they are suffering.

# women - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

We now have more female TDs than ever before - but do we really have gender quotas to thank?
# Mná Na HÉireann
# Mná Na HÉireann

We now have more female TDs than ever before - but do we really have gender quotas to thank?

Mar 1st 2016, 7:00 PM 48,870 Views 74 Comments

A comprehensive analysis of the historic election of 35 women to the 32nd Dáil.

# women - Thursday 25 February, 2016

'Gender quotas won't substantially alter the outcome of the next Dáil'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Gender quotas won't substantially alter the outcome of the next Dáil'

Feb 25th 2016, 12:00 PM 353 Views 52 Comments

The question of gender quotas continues to be a turbulent issue, not only in Ireland, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

# women - Thursday 18 February, 2016

9 questions women need answered right this second
# The Issues
From The Daily Edge
# The Issues

9 questions women need answered right this second

Feb 18th 2016, 1:30 PM 14,400 Views 6 Comments

Well? We’re waiting.

# women - Friday 12 February, 2016

Awkward - UK companies must reveal difference between average pay of men and women
# Equality
# Equality

Awkward - UK companies must reveal difference between average pay of men and women

Feb 12th 2016, 10:00 PM 17,311 Views 60 Comments

The new rule will apply to all companies with more than 250 employees.

# women - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

'My partner was lovely at first, but things changed after we moved in together'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'My partner was lovely at first, but things changed after we moved in together'

Feb 10th 2016, 9:45 PM 7,974 Views 120 Comments

At the beginning he was nice, making sure I got home safely and on time for curfew, but things changed, writes an anonymous contributor.

# women - Sunday 7 February, 2016

Women can see when other women are at their most fertile by just looking at their face
# Face Value
# Face Value

Women can see when other women are at their most fertile by just looking at their face

Feb 7th 2016, 8:30 AM 24,053 Views 31 Comments

That’s according to a study which found that more fertile women “are better at guarding their mate from potential adultery”.

# women - Thursday 4 February, 2016

"I don’t eat, I feel sick constantly": Protest held by homeless mothers in Ballymun
# Dublin
# Dublin

"I don’t eat, I feel sick constantly": Protest held by homeless mothers in Ballymun

Feb 4th 2016, 6:54 PM 14,205 Views 55 Comments

They said they spoke to a Dublin City Council employee at the protest.

# women - Saturday 30 January, 2016

10 important questions Irish women have for Irish men
# Question Time
From The Daily Edge
# Question Time

10 important questions Irish women have for Irish men

Jan 30th 2016, 8:15 PM 17,373 Views 5 Comments

We demand answers.

Ex-Labour senator claims he was told to come up with 'list of women' for state boards
# Jobs For The Girls
# Jobs For The Girls

Ex-Labour senator claims he was told to come up with 'list of women' for state boards

Jan 30th 2016, 8:00 AM 18,204 Views 37 Comments

James Heffernan’s claims come in the wake of the controversy over David Begg’s appointment as chair of the Pensions Authority.

# women - Friday 22 January, 2016

Pope changes rule to allow women have their feet washed on Holy Thursday
# Easter Tradition
# Easter Tradition

Pope changes rule to allow women have their feet washed on Holy Thursday

Jan 22nd 2016, 10:43 AM 13,212 Views 78 Comments

Shortly after he was elected, Francis raised conservative eyebrows by performing the rite on men and women, Catholics and Muslims.

# women - Saturday 16 January, 2016

'I was getting sick all day when I was pregnant. The doctor told me to have cold milk and Rice Krispies'
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

'I was getting sick all day when I was pregnant. The doctor told me to have cold milk and Rice Krispies'

Jan 16th 2016, 8:00 PM 178,865 Views 74 Comments

Severe vomiting affects 2% of pregnant woman, but some say there is not enough awareness about it, even among the medical profession.

# women - Friday 15 January, 2016

Ireland continues to fail girls and young women – and the world is watching
# Opinion
# Opinion

Ireland continues to fail girls and young women – and the world is watching

Jan 15th 2016, 5:00 PM 588 Views 339 Comments

The UN asked the Irish government about the situation of girls who are victims of rape and incest, and was patently told that there is no provision for these girls unless they are suicidal.

6 inventions that Irish women would love to see become a reality
# Sponsored By Ladyball
# Sponsored By Ladyball

6 inventions that Irish women would love to see become a reality

Jan 15th 2016, 1:18 PM 14,150 Views 24 Comments

Get on it, inventors.

# women - Thursday 14 January, 2016

When a couple faces the reality of infertility, it can send them into crisis mode
# Opinion
# Opinion

When a couple faces the reality of infertility, it can send them into crisis mode

Jan 14th 2016, 5:00 PM 1,900 Views 46 Comments

Ovulation calendars, doctors’ appointments, tests and treatments start to take over.

# women - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

It's Women's Christmas, so what's it all about?
# Nollaig Na Mban
# Nollaig Na Mban

It's Women's Christmas, so what's it all about?

Jan 6th 2016, 5:50 PM 30,428 Views 34 Comments

Times have changed, but the tradition lives on.

# women - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

14 enraging clothing problems every woman has had to endure
# The Boob Gap
From The Daily Edge
# The Boob Gap

14 enraging clothing problems every woman has had to endure

Jan 5th 2016, 9:30 PM 26,267 Views 12 Comments

This is why we take so long to get ready.

# women - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Women shouldn't have to sell household items or take out short-term loans to afford an abortion
# Opinion
# Opinion

Women shouldn't have to sell household items or take out short-term loans to afford an abortion

Jan 3rd 2016, 12:00 PM 47 Views 291 Comments

While over 90% of abortions in England are performed in the first trimester of pregnancy, fatal foetal abnormalities and pregnancies resulting from sexual violence are often the exception.

# women - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Bill Cosby's attorney: 'My client is not guilty. This is a game of political football'
# Trial
# Trial

Bill Cosby's attorney: 'My client is not guilty. This is a game of political football'

Dec 31st 2015, 3:04 PM 7,532 Views 0 Comments

Monique Pressley, Bill Cosby’s attorney, said he has been “unjustly” accused of a crime.

# women - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

More bizarre situations will emerge unless we say women are not vessels
# Opinion
# Opinion

More bizarre situations will emerge unless we say women are not vessels

Dec 29th 2015, 8:30 AM 252 Views 323 Comments

If you believe that mothers should come first when being treated medically, then the eighth needs to be repealed, writes Sam Elliot.

# women - Sunday 13 December, 2015

A woman has won a seat in Saudi Arabia's historic election
# Breaking Barriers
# Breaking Barriers

A woman has won a seat in Saudi Arabia's historic election

Dec 13th 2015, 8:14 AM 16,646 Views 55 Comments

Female candidates could not meet male voters during the campaign.

# women - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Irish women who travelled abroad are sharing their faces to 'de-stigmatise abortion'
# X-ile Project
# X-ile Project

Irish women who travelled abroad are sharing their faces to 'de-stigmatise abortion'

Dec 10th 2015, 10:51 AM 13,482 Views 197 Comments

The 11 women have done so in an effort to highlight the constitutional ban on abortion here.

# women - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Will Enda keep his promise to women?
# What Women Want
# What Women Want

Will Enda keep his promise to women?

Dec 8th 2015, 6:05 AM 11,029 Views 48 Comments

Women for Election want the Taoiseach and other party leaders to commit to more gender balance in the next Dáil.

# women - Friday 27 November, 2015

"When I joined... I was one of a tiny minority" - the Commissioner wants more women gardaí on the force
# Garda Jobs
# Garda Jobs

"When I joined... I was one of a tiny minority" - the Commissioner wants more women gardaí on the force

Nov 27th 2015, 11:59 AM 16,077 Views 64 Comments

There are 600 new Garda positions on the way in 2016.

# women - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Fine Gael still needs more women
# Not There Yet
# Not There Yet

Fine Gael still needs more women

Nov 26th 2015, 8:30 PM 10,988 Views 127 Comments

The party still has work to do in order to comply with new gender quota rules.

# women - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

'Speaking out about imbalance can shake people up'
# Irish Book Awards
# Irish Book Awards

'Speaking out about imbalance can shake people up'

Nov 25th 2015, 3:32 PM 8,096 Views 22 Comments

Journalist and and Irish Book Awards-nominated editor Sinead Gleeson on why speaking out can help bring change.

# women - Sunday 22 November, 2015

Photos: Why these 9 women stopped carrying out female genital mutilation on young girls
# Dropping The Knife
# Dropping The Knife

Photos: Why these 9 women stopped carrying out female genital mutilation on young girls

Nov 22nd 2015, 9:00 PM 33,119 Views 35 Comments

Some 78% of girls and women in The Gambia undergo female circumcision – but that figure is slowly dropping.