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Government report on period poverty to be launched next month
# Period Poverty
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# Period Poverty

Government report on period poverty to be launched next month

Jan 31st 2021, 6:30 AM 16,079 Views 14 Comments

The report comes as two senators have put forward proposed legislation on the issue.

'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 15,748 Views 31 Comments

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

Rita Ora has apologised for unintentionally upsetting LGBTQ people with her new song 'Girls'
# Rita Ora
# Rita Ora

Rita Ora has apologised for unintentionally upsetting LGBTQ people with her new song 'Girls'

May 15th 2018, 9:05 AM 5,242 Views 2 Comments

The singer was unfairly forced to come out after criticism.

Rita Ora is getting some criticism from LGBT artists over her new song 'Girls'
# GIRLS
# GIRLS

Rita Ora is getting some criticism from LGBT artists over her new song 'Girls'

May 12th 2018, 11:11 AM 8,669 Views 3 Comments

The song’s lyrics have come into question.

Jamie Dornan has kept his Nordie accent for new movie Untogether, thank God
# Untogether
# Untogether

Jamie Dornan has kept his Nordie accent for new movie Untogether, thank God

Apr 23rd 2018, 5:50 PM 8,790 Views 0 Comments

He stars alongside Girls’ star Jemima Kirke.

'A gender equality paradox': Countries with more gender equality have fewer female STEM grads
# Study
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# Study

'A gender equality paradox': Countries with more gender equality have fewer female STEM grads

Feb 18th 2018, 10:30 AM 237,282 Views 89 Comments

The researchers believe this might be because countries with less gender equality often have little welfare support.

'Whenever you talk about female genital mutilation there's a backlash'
# Threats And Intimidation
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# Threats And Intimidation

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

Feb 6th 2018, 6:15 AM 18,686 Views 70 Comments

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

Government aims to boost the number of girls doing maths and science in the Leaving Cert
# Closing The Gap
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# Closing The Gap

Government aims to boost the number of girls doing maths and science in the Leaving Cert

Nov 27th 2017, 10:53 AM 9,644 Views 69 Comments

The government wants the number of females taking up science, maths and engineering to increase by 40%.

Lena Dunham is facing backlash for defending a Girls writer accused of sexual assault
# GIRLS
# GIRLS

Lena Dunham is facing backlash for defending a Girls writer accused of sexual assault

Nov 18th 2017, 11:43 AM 5,442 Views 4 Comments

Dunham has previously been vocal in her support of women speaking out on sexual misconduct.

Young girls playing football are breaking cultural barriers in Palestine
# Trailblazers
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# Trailblazers

Young girls playing football are breaking cultural barriers in Palestine

Sep 17th 2017, 4:00 PM 8,036 Views 51 Comments

Women’s football has grown since the first female Palestinian team was formed in 2009.

'The right to do any job they like': New book sets out a declaration for the rights of boys and girls
# Gender Roles
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# Gender Roles

'The right to do any job they like': New book sets out a declaration for the rights of boys and girls

Sep 9th 2017, 11:45 AM 8,980 Views 72 Comments

Irish publisher Siobhan Parkinson of Little Island tells us why they decided to publish the book.

Lena Dunham gave away her "aggressive" dog and the internet is having none of it
# Dogs
# Dogs

Lena Dunham gave away her "aggressive" dog and the internet is having none of it

Jul 7th 2017, 12:30 PM 8,582 Views 6 Comments

Caught rotten, Lena?

'It was like landing on the moon': Finding the fate of Irish Famine orphans sent to Australia
# Mayo Orphan Girls
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# Mayo Orphan Girls

'It was like landing on the moon': Finding the fate of Irish Famine orphans sent to Australia

Jun 18th 2017, 6:00 PM 25,745 Views 7 Comments

A woman researching their fate tells us their story.

Lena Dunham absolutely shot down a magazine claiming to know her 'weight loss tips'
# Lena Dunham
# Lena Dunham

Lena Dunham absolutely shot down a magazine claiming to know her 'weight loss tips'

May 8th 2017, 4:10 PM 6,479 Views 8 Comments

She lists anxiety disorder and it’s resultant nausea as the key to her new look.

Lena Dunham shared a lovely handwritten note on the night Girls aired its last ever episode
# No Spoilers
# No Spoilers

Lena Dunham shared a lovely handwritten note on the night Girls aired its last ever episode

Apr 18th 2017, 7:49 AM 3,599 Views 0 Comments

“Give any woman 6 years to create uninterrupted and she will soar.”

13 things that would happen if Girls was set in Dublin
# Young Wans
# Young Wans

13 things that would happen if Girls was set in Dublin

Feb 12th 2017, 9:30 PM 6,976 Views 0 Comments

Young Wans.

Lena Dunham managed to totally fluster a presenter by simply saying the word 'penis'
# Nervous Giggling
# Nervous Giggling

Lena Dunham managed to totally fluster a presenter by simply saying the word 'penis'

Feb 10th 2017, 10:00 PM 6,067 Views 1 Comment

“I wasn’t brought up talking like that!”

Irish teenage boys are 42% fitter than girls
# Boys
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# Boys

Irish teenage boys are 42% fitter than girls

Jan 30th 2017, 9:26 AM 16,724 Views 39 Comments

The study measured aerobic fitness by testing students with a beep test – the results of which they then entered into a competition.

'I am not anti-vaccine, but 14-year girls don't lie en masse': Senator pushes for debate on HPV vaccine
# HPV
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# HPV

'I am not anti-vaccine, but 14-year girls don't lie en masse': Senator pushes for debate on HPV vaccine

Dec 10th 2016, 8:15 AM 23,559 Views 84 Comments

Gerard Craughwell said he would like medical experts as well as parents concerned about their daughters to attend.

11 everyday items that women are FINALLY able to buy
# Just Girly Things
# Just Girly Things

11 everyday items that women are FINALLY able to buy

Dec 6th 2016, 6:11 PM 11,164 Views 11 Comments

Lucky us!

15 things you'll know if you've lived with a bunch of gals
# Best Friends
# Best Friends

15 things you'll know if you've lived with a bunch of gals

Jun 23rd 2016, 9:30 PM 10,363 Views 1 Comment

Knickers on the rads, fatman pants, Sex and the City boxsets.

Two arrests after 12-year-olds take ecstasy and are hospitalised
# Manchester
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# Manchester

Two arrests after 12-year-olds take ecstasy and are hospitalised

Jun 20th 2016, 9:07 AM 15,254 Views 16 Comments

The girls are in a stable condition.

'Families hire 'cutters' to remove any sensation for the girl and it's called a rite of passage'
# Opinion
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# 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 1,050 Views 28 Comments

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

Lena Dunham called out a magazine for Photoshopping her on its front cover
# Comeback
# Comeback

Lena Dunham called out a magazine for Photoshopping her on its front cover

Mar 1st 2016, 2:17 PM 7,380 Views 2 Comments

But they came right back at her.

53-year-old Swiss billionaire pregnant with twins
# New Arrivals
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# New Arrivals

53-year-old Swiss billionaire pregnant with twins

Jan 4th 2016, 2:45 PM 56,154 Views 56 Comments

She only plans to take a few weeks off work.

Are sexy Halloween outfits empowering or degrading? That all depends on your sense of self
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Are sexy Halloween outfits empowering or degrading? That all depends on your sense of self

Oct 25th 2015, 6:30 PM 2,473 Views 70 Comments

“You are a fat, worthless pig.” Words women say to themselves everyday, writes Lorraine Courtney, who questions whether hypersexualised Halloween outfits are empowering or degrading?

16 things Irish girls will never tell you
# Here Come The Girls
# Here Come The Girls

16 things Irish girls will never tell you

Jul 18th 2015, 8:15 PM 38,377 Views 6 Comments

Well, until now.

Helicopter rescue of teenage Girls Brigade stranded on mountain
# Saved
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# Saved

Helicopter rescue of teenage Girls Brigade stranded on mountain

Jul 6th 2015, 10:02 PM 21,985 Views 23 Comments

The group were hiking in the Mourne Mountains and had their call cut off before getting through to

Pretty much everything can stress you out when you're doing the Leaving Cert
# Examination Blues
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# Examination Blues

Pretty much everything can stress you out when you're doing the Leaving Cert

May 28th 2015, 6:04 AM 9,300 Views 20 Comments

New research from the ERSI has found that students are under a lot of pressure during their examinations.

Lego published beauty tips for girls and parents are not one bit happy
# Everyday Sexism
# Everyday Sexism

Lego published beauty tips for girls and parents are not one bit happy

Mar 18th 2015, 6:03 PM 5,051 Views 3 Comments

*sighs*

This young boy is trapped in his own personal hell at a girl's birthday party
# Girls Are Weird
# Girls Are Weird

This young boy is trapped in his own personal hell at a girl's birthday party

Mar 2nd 2015, 7:46 AM 4,770 Views 2 Comments

No escape. No mercy.

Lena Dunham deletes Twitter over death threats
# Twit
# Twit

Lena Dunham deletes Twitter over death threats

Jan 12th 2015, 8:06 AM 4,136 Views 3 Comments

But she’s still ON Twitter.

The 11 most popular DailyEdge.ie lists of 2014
# Listapalooza
# Listapalooza

The 11 most popular DailyEdge.ie lists of 2014

Dec 26th 2014, 3:30 PM 12,359 Views 1 Comment

Yes, a list of lists. *head explodes*

Is your child safe online? New laws on the way to combat grooming
# Sexual Offences
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# Sexual Offences

Is your child safe online? New laws on the way to combat grooming

Dec 5th 2014, 9:10 AM 8,561 Views 38 Comments

An RTÉ Investigations Unit programme showed the dangers posed to young teens online.

Outrage as student dies after confronting men who were harassing teens
# Tugce
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# Tugce

Outrage as student dies after confronting men who were harassing teens

Dec 1st 2014, 8:34 AM 52,522 Views 81 Comments

The 23-year-old is said to have been attacked in a McDonald’s car park.

This four-year-old boy just had his first heartbreak, and his reaction is adorable
# Noooooo
# Noooooo

This four-year-old boy just had his first heartbreak, and his reaction is adorable

Sep 25th 2014, 9:41 AM 3,954 Views 3 Comments

GIRLS, eh? Girls.

Here is what people are saying about Lena Dunham's memoir
# Lena Dunham
# Lena Dunham

Here is what people are saying about Lena Dunham's memoir

Sep 24th 2014, 5:20 PM 4,008 Views 6 Comments

The first reviews have been published.

Gardaí investigate fire at derelict nursing home
# Dublin
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# Dublin

Gardaí investigate fire at derelict nursing home

Aug 30th 2014, 3:10 PM 11,273 Views 5 Comments

Two girls were said to have been on the roof of the building, but no one was injured.

Teenage girls hospitalised with burns after aerosol can explosion
# Louth
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# Louth

Teenage girls hospitalised with burns after aerosol can explosion

Aug 3rd 2014, 8:25 PM 39,697 Views 43 Comments

The girls aged between 12-14 have been transferred from hospital in Drogheda to Dublin.

Opinion: My son is a little boy who happens to like pink... isn’t that allowed?
# Taboo
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# Taboo

Opinion: My son is a little boy who happens to like pink... isn’t that allowed?

Jul 22nd 2014, 8:00 AM 10,991 Views 90 Comments

“It’s not fair Mama, why do only girls get sparkly things?”

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