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#Feminism

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

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

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

Five words that are only ever ascribed to women Everyday Sexism This post contains a poll

Five words that are only ever ascribed to women

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

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

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Tara Flynn: 'Dear fellow Feminazis. I write this from The Bunker' Column

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

“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

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

Serena Williams' new Nike ad is incredibly empowering

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

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

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”.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you a feminist? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you a feminist?

What does feminism mean to you?

From TheJournal.ie Actor Catherine Deneuve apologises to sexual assault victims after letter attacking 'witch hunt' Metoo

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Women of Ireland, 2018 will be our year It Stops Now

Opinion: Women of Ireland, 2018 will be our year

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

“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

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

From TheJournal.ie Mary Kenny: 'I used to hear men say that "only tarts kiss and tell"' EXTRACT

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'Is it possible to be Catholic and a feminist?' Gender Equality

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Debate Room: 'Saudi Arabia's dress codes are an affront to individual freedoms' Khulood

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

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'

A guide to shutting that argument down.

From TheJournal.ie 'Straight white males are an inferior type of human who should know their place' Column

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Ireland has lost a fierce and dedicated campaigner': Tributes pour in for Ann Louise Gilligan RIP This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'Irish women were writing too, yet we don’t hear half enough about them' Herstory

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

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

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

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

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

“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.

From TheJournal.ie Could horses be the way forward for women in Saudi Arabia? Driving Ban

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

“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”.

From TheJournal.ie 16%: Ireland's gender pay gap between male and female managers in 2014 IWD2017

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

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

From TheJournal.ie What Irish women want: 'We must demand what is right and challenge what is frightening' International Women's Day

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Fury in France over 'degrading' Saint Laurent ad campaign

Fury in France over 'degrading' Saint Laurent ad campaign

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Debate Room: Can you be pro-life and a feminist? Read Me

Debate Room: Can you be pro-life and a feminist?

Is it possible to oppose abortion rights and still call yourself a feminist?

10 struggles of being a feminist in Ireland

*deep sigh*

From TheJournal.ie Beyoncé: 'The onus is on everyone to study and understand what a lack of privilege really means' Opinion

Beyoncé: 'The onus is on everyone to study and understand what a lack of privilege really means'

I’m not surprised that women are leading change, writes Elva Carri.

From TheJournal.ie 'We are living in dangerous times and feminism is our best hope of resistance' Read Me

'We are living in dangerous times and feminism is our best hope of resistance'

Women still have to deal with sex-shaming, slut-shaming, victim-blaming and zero reproductive rights, writes Sophie Kane.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'In a post-Trump world, we need Gilmore Girls more than ever' Feminism

Opinion: 'In a post-Trump world, we need Gilmore Girls more than ever'

Lorelai and Rory are returning to our screens for four 90-minute films on Netflix and it couldn’t be more timely, writes Lorraine Courtney.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Tuesday was a dark day for feminism but we'll keep fighting' Opinion

Opinion: 'Tuesday was a dark day for feminism but we'll keep fighting'

Through the course of this election, as women we endured a lot, writes Emily McManus.

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