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Men occupy most senior positions in civil service but are 'more likely to perceive gender bias in promotions'
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Men occupy most senior positions in civil service but are 'more likely to perceive gender bias in promotions'

Dec 2nd 2020, 6:10 AM 16,600 Views 57 Comments

Over a third of workers believe that using flexible work options negatively impacts their chances of promotion, according to a new study.

History: As our election looms, spare a thought for the women of 1920
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History: As our election looms, spare a thought for the women of 1920

Jan 18th 2020, 9:30 AM 12,141 Views 18 Comments

Women stood for election for the first time in 1920, in considerable numbers, writes Dr Margaret Ward.

'It didn’t matter to her that the establishment might be upset': How Marian Finucane brought women's stories to the fore
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'It didn’t matter to her that the establishment might be upset': How Marian Finucane brought women's stories to the fore

Jan 3rd 2020, 4:19 PM 20,535 Views 22 Comments

The broadcaster used her platform to discuss topics that were rarely if ever spoken about in a public forum in Ireland.

Hanna Sheehy Skeffington: 'The ablest of all the fearless women who worked for Ireland’s freedom'
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Hanna Sheehy Skeffington: 'The ablest of all the fearless women who worked for Ireland’s freedom'

Dec 1st 2019, 12:00 PM 14,688 Views 16 Comments

Sheehy Skeffington fought for equality and the republican cause – but why wasn’t she put forward as a candidate in the crucial 1918 election?

Ruth Bader Ginsburg helped change America - but her fight for gender equality hasn't been won
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg helped change America - but her fight for gender equality hasn't been won

Feb 17th 2019, 9:45 AM 15,730 Views 43 Comments

A new biopic about the Supreme Court Justice looks at her early years as a Harvard student and fledgling lawyer.

Here are the three women who are in with a real chance of defeating Donald Trump in the 2020 Presidential race
# First Female President
# First Female President

Here are the three women who are in with a real chance of defeating Donald Trump in the 2020 Presidential race

Feb 11th 2019, 4:54 PM 4,668 Views 9 Comments

Who run the world? Hopefully a woman.

What has feminism ever done for men?
# Equal Rights
# Equal Rights

What has feminism ever done for men?

Jan 20th 2019, 11:05 PM 10,627 Views 19 Comments

Except ruin razor adverts, of course.

'I tell people: girls and women in patriarchal societies, they die as if they were never born'
# I Am Malala
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# I Am Malala

'I tell people: girls and women in patriarchal societies, they die as if they were never born'

Nov 19th 2018, 6:30 AM 15,547 Views 31 Comments

Ziauddin Yousafzai, father of Malala, has written a moving memoir.

Five words that are only ever ascribed to women
# Everyday Sexism
# Everyday Sexism

Five words that are only ever ascribed to women

Sep 15th 2018, 6:00 PM 9,601 Views 6 Comments

Are you a high-maintenance and hysterical woman? Probably.

Your Repeal fire will be reignited watching Felicity Jones play ultra-feminist Supreme Court Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg
# On The Basis Of Sex
# On The Basis Of Sex

Your Repeal fire will be reignited watching Felicity Jones play ultra-feminist Supreme Court Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Jul 19th 2018, 11:47 AM 2,335 Views 0 Comments

The Notorious RBG is coming to a screen near you.

Gender-blind casting and unconscious bias training on the way for some major Irish theatre companies
# Waking The Feminists
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# Waking The Feminists

Gender-blind casting and unconscious bias training on the way for some major Irish theatre companies

Jul 9th 2018, 9:14 AM 13,269 Views 75 Comments

The move comes after 18 months of work following the Waking the Feminists movement.

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

Jun 19th 2018, 7:00 AM 50,676 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.

Tara Flynn: 'Dear fellow Feminazis. I write this from The Bunker'
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Tara Flynn: 'Dear fellow Feminazis. I write this from The Bunker'

Jun 17th 2018, 7:30 PM 104,146 Views 127 Comments

“My fellow Feminazis, they are onto us. The only surprise is how long it has taken those of such Superior Intellect and Understanding to discover our takeover plans.”

Germaine Greer criticized Meghan Markle and Twitter came down on her like a tonne of bricks
# Royal Wedding
# Royal Wedding

Germaine Greer criticized Meghan Markle and Twitter came down on her like a tonne of bricks

Apr 17th 2018, 6:50 PM 21,650 Views 10 Comments

The famous feminist was slammed for being non-feminist in her unwarranted attack

Serena Williams' new Nike ad is incredibly empowering
# Until We All Win
# Until We All Win

Serena Williams' new Nike ad is incredibly empowering

Mar 12th 2018, 6:30 PM 6,611 Views 4 Comments

I’m proving time and time again there’s no wrong way to be a woman.

23 of the best celebrity Instagrams from International Women's Day
# Girl Power
# Girl Power

23 of the best celebrity Instagrams from International Women's Day

Mar 9th 2018, 11:48 AM 5,726 Views 0 Comments

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s 2 year old daughter saying ‘girl power’ will give you heart eyes for days

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

Mar 8th 2018, 2:31 PM 33,909 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
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Mary McAleese says it's 'pure codology' that women can't become priests

Mar 8th 2018, 9:35 AM 44,899 Views 200 Comments

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

Poll: Are you a feminist?
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Poll: Are you a feminist?

Mar 8th 2018, 8:59 AM 42,287 Views 180 Comments

What does feminism mean to you?

Actor Catherine Deneuve apologises to sexual assault victims after letter attacking 'witch hunt'
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# Metoo

Actor Catherine Deneuve apologises to sexual assault victims after letter attacking 'witch hunt'

Jan 15th 2018, 6:54 AM 13,788 Views 27 Comments

The French star had signed an open letter earlier in the week denouncing the #MeToo movement.

Dear Fifi: How do I deal with a family member's shitty political opinions?
# Dear Fifi
# Dear Fifi

Dear Fifi: How do I deal with a family member's shitty political opinions?

Jan 9th 2018, 6:00 PM 5,971 Views 20 Comments

Dear Foofers.

Opinion: Women of Ireland, 2018 will be our year
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# It Stops Now

Opinion: Women of Ireland, 2018 will be our year

Dec 29th 2017, 7:00 AM 18,037 Views 235 Comments

Women’s voices are vibrant, we are energised and engaged, writes Orla O’Connor.

Why Piers Morgan's obsession with Emily Ratajkowski is just plain old sexist
# Give It A Rest
# Give It A Rest

Why Piers Morgan's obsession with Emily Ratajkowski is just plain old sexist

Dec 22nd 2017, 5:00 PM 7,424 Views 6 Comments

“It’s creepy and paternalistic to tell a woman what she can and can’t wear, and it’s cynical to use photos of her to try undermine her feminism.”

Emily Ratajkowski hit back at Piers Morgan after he called her a 'bimbo' over this photo shoot
# Classic Sexism
# Classic Sexism

Emily Ratajkowski hit back at Piers Morgan after he called her a 'bimbo' over this photo shoot

Dec 7th 2017, 7:52 AM 7,895 Views 9 Comments

“I can have opinions about feminism & also do sexy photo shoots k thanks”

Mary Kenny: 'I used to hear men say that "only tarts kiss and tell"'
# EXTRACT
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# EXTRACT

Mary Kenny: 'I used to hear men say that "only tarts kiss and tell"'

Nov 5th 2017, 3:00 PM 21,485 Views 135 Comments

Am I A Feminist? Are You? is a new book by journalist Mary Kenny.

#MeToo: 'Some contributors use it as a platform to pour scorn on all men'
# Gender Wars
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#MeToo: 'Some contributors use it as a platform to pour scorn on all men'

Nov 2nd 2017, 7:00 AM 27,291 Views 254 Comments

Too much of the debate in the mainstream and social media around gender issues is dictated by a strain of feminism that views masculinity as inherently problematic, writes AR Devine.

Usborne issues apology for puberty book that says women have breasts to 'look grown-up and attractive'
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# Sexism

Usborne issues apology for puberty book that says women have breasts to 'look grown-up and attractive'

Aug 30th 2017, 10:50 AM 20,839 Views 140 Comments

Usborne came in for heavy criticism after images of the book were posted on social media this week.

Column: 'Is it possible to be Catholic and a feminist?'
# Gender Equality
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# Gender Equality

Column: 'Is it possible to be Catholic and a feminist?'

Jul 23rd 2017, 3:00 PM 11,240 Views 105 Comments

I am alienated from and angered by the Church’s past and continued treatment of women, writes Colleen Hennessy.

Debate Room: 'Saudi Arabia's dress codes are an affront to individual freedoms'
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# Khulood

Debate Room: 'Saudi Arabia's dress codes are an affront to individual freedoms'

Jul 19th 2017, 8:30 PM 9,198 Views 94 Comments

Khulood’s video renewed the debate on modesty, Muslim dress codes, and gender equality.

Dismantling the myth that 'women don't want to do the dirty jobs that men do'
# Inequality
# Inequality

Dismantling the myth that 'women don't want to do the dirty jobs that men do'

Jul 13th 2017, 9:00 PM 11,855 Views 12 Comments

A guide to shutting that argument down.

'Straight white males are an inferior type of human who should know their place'
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'Straight white males are an inferior type of human who should know their place'

Jul 2nd 2017, 8:15 AM 70,266 Views 116 Comments

Do those social justice warriors and feminists not see the irony in claiming to oppose racism and sexism whilst harbouring contempt for one group of people, writes AR Devine.

'Ireland has lost a fierce and dedicated campaigner': Tributes pour in for Ann Louise Gilligan
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'Ireland has lost a fierce and dedicated campaigner': Tributes pour in for Ann Louise Gilligan

Jun 15th 2017, 2:20 PM 137,450 Views 69 Comments

Dr Gilligan’s wife Katherine Zappone said she is “heartbroken”.

Column: 'Irish women were writing too, yet we don’t hear half enough about them'
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Column: 'Irish women were writing too, yet we don’t hear half enough about them'

May 21st 2017, 3:30 PM 237 Views 44 Comments

If Irish women hadn’t been so feisty and fascinating the poor men would have had little to write about, writes Eleanor Fitzsimons.

HeForShe: Emma Watson's empty promise that when women's problems are solved, men will be free too
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HeForShe: Emma Watson's empty promise that when women's problems are solved, men will be free too

Mar 19th 2017, 8:45 AM 7,295 Views 160 Comments

Emma Watson made an empty promise to young men that if only they do as men have always been expected to do—sacrifice and serve—they will eventually be liberated, writes Karen Straughan.

It's Different For Girls - women love music, make music and are good at music, thanks very much
# Twist And Shout
# Twist And Shout

It's Different For Girls - women love music, make music and are good at music, thanks very much

Mar 17th 2017, 6:00 PM 7,714 Views 18 Comments

“Women gather in kitchens at parties and drunkenly point at their friends and say ‘THIS IS OUR SONG’ about every single song and then get them in a headlock”. Jenn Gannon is here for women and she’s here for music.

Could horses be the way forward for women in Saudi Arabia?
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# Driving Ban

Could horses be the way forward for women in Saudi Arabia?

Mar 12th 2017, 8:30 AM 13,160 Views 11 Comments

“There is this very weird belief that a woman shouldn’t ride a horse,” Gosaibi says, especially if she is not yet married as “she might lose her virginity”.

16%: Ireland's gender pay gap between male and female managers in 2014
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# IWD2017

16%: Ireland's gender pay gap between male and female managers in 2014

Mar 8th 2017, 8:42 AM 16,220 Views 65 Comments

The figures from 2014 are being discussed as part of International Women’s Day today.

What Irish women want: 'We must demand what is right and challenge what is frightening'
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What Irish women want: 'We must demand what is right and challenge what is frightening'

Mar 8th 2017, 7:00 AM 487 Views 94 Comments

What does it mean to be a woman in 2017 and what are women’s hopes for equality and fairness?

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Fury in France over 'degrading' Saint Laurent ad campaign

Mar 7th 2017, 12:06 PM 36,963 Views 71 Comments

The French advertising authority said most of the complaints it received were from people who saw the images as an “incitement to rape”.

Emma Watson has this to say to people giving out about her 'unfeminist' photoshoot
# Turtlenecks For All
# Turtlenecks For All

Emma Watson has this to say to people giving out about her 'unfeminist' photoshoot

Mar 5th 2017, 12:28 PM 13,359 Views 18 Comments

“I really don’t know what my t*ts have to do with feminism.”

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