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#Women

# women - Sunday 16 September, 2018

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

Male tennis players punished more than women - report

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

# women - Saturday 15 September, 2018

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

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

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

# women - Monday 10 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Substitutes for female politicians on maternity leave should be considered, says Taoiseach Women In Politics

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

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

# women - Saturday 8 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should reference to women's 'life within the home' be removed from Constitution? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

A referendum on the topic has been delayed.

# women - Friday 31 August, 2018

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

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

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

# women - Monday 13 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Death of woman in Drogheda not being treated as suspicious, say gardaí Louth

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

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

# women - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Tokyo medical school admits it altered tests to keep women out Gender Equality

Tokyo medical school admits it altered tests to keep women out

“We betrayed the public trust.”

# women - Monday 6 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie PICS: Huge crowd turns out to welcome Irish women's hockey team home World Cup

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

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

# women - Monday 30 July, 2018

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

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

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

# women - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Law to make penalty for incest equal for men and women approved by Cabinet Sexual Crimes

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

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

# women - Thursday 12 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Referendum on women’s place in the home may be delayed until next year Contention

Referendum on women’s place in the home may be delayed until next year

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

From TheJournal.ie Referendum on 'women's life within the home' to be held in October Constitution

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Government set to approve plan to hold 'women's place in the home' referendum in October Referendum

Government set to approve plan to hold 'women's place in the home' referendum in October

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

From TheJournal.ie Saudi Arabia finally lifts ban on women driving Arrests This post contains videos

Saudi Arabia finally lifts ban on women driving

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

# women - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie CervicalCheck interim report says €2k payment should be given to women affected immediately Cash Up Front

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

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

# women - Sunday 27 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'We owe her family a great debt': Calls for abortion legislation to be named Savita's Law Together For Yes This post contains videos

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

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

# women - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

“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

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar confirms redress scheme for women affected by the smear test controversy CervicalCheck

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

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

# women - Saturday 28 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris says the State will pay for women to have a repeat cervical screening CervicalCheck

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

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

# women - Sunday 22 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Mothers are afraid to say they're struggling because they're afraid they'll be judged' Paint Your Bump

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

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

# women - Saturday 24 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Exhibition shows letters and postcards sent to Irish women from the frontline in World War One Doing Their Bit

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

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

# women - Friday 9 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Diarmuid Martin says Mary McAleese's criticism of the Church was 'brutally stark' Empire Of Misogyny

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

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

# women - Thursday 8 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Unacceptable sexist behaviour': Spanish women stage unprecedented strike for rights Women's Rights

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

Women earn 14.9% less than men in Spain.

From TheJournal.ie 'Male celibates advise the Pope on what women really want, that is ludicrous' Mary McAleese

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Mary McAleese says it's 'pure codology' that women can't become priests Misogyny This post contains videos

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

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

# women - Sunday 11 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Step into the archives and look back at the incredible year of 1918 Snapshot Of Ireland

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

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

# women - Thursday 8 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie This Waterford woman's diary shows us what life was like in Ireland 100 years ago Centenary

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

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

# women - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Fighting for equality: The life of Hanna Sheehy Skeffington Votes For Women

Fighting for equality: The life of Hanna Sheehy Skeffington

The suffragette smashed a window at Dublin Castle in 1912.

# women - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Whenever you talk about female genital mutilation there's a backlash' Threats And Intimidation

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

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

From TheJournal.ie On this day 100 years ago, Irish women got the vote Centenary

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

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

# women - Monday 5 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie What the National Library archives tell us about the 'incredibly dramatic year' of 1918 Centenary

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

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

# women - Thursday 25 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Four babies born to women in prison last year Born In Prison

Four babies born to women in prison last year

The seven births in 2017 and 2016 follow no births to mothers in custody in 2015 with three in 2014 and two in 2013.

# women - Thursday 18 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I never cost the State a penny, but now they're taking part of my pension' Marriage Bar

'I never cost the State a penny, but now they're taking part of my pension'

Tens of thousands of people are losing out on receiving a full State pension due to rules that were introduced in 2012.

# women - Friday 12 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Most women 'don't know how to start a pension' as surveys highlights gender gap Planning Ahead

Most women 'don't know how to start a pension' as surveys highlights gender gap

Just over one in three women have a pension, compared to over half of men.

# women - Saturday 6 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Today is Nollaig na mBan, so what's it all about? Women's Christmas

Today is Nollaig na mBan, so what's it all about?

Events are taking place to celebrate the contribution of women to society.

# women - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Leo wants to have a convention on the status of women in Ireland Gender Inequality

Leo wants to have a convention on the status of women in Ireland

The commission will submit a report on ways to tackle gender inequality in Ireland.

# women - Monday 18 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Civil servants: 'Men are twice as likely to occupy senior positions as women' Opinion

Civil servants: 'Men are twice as likely to occupy senior positions as women'

Achieving gender equity has to be underpinned by a greater openness to real flexibility across grades and departments, writes Selina McCoy.

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