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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.

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

The singer was unfairly forced to come out after criticism.

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

The song’s lyrics have come into question.

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

He stars alongside Girls’ star Jemima Kirke.

From TheJournal.ie 'A gender equality paradox': Countries with more gender equality have fewer female STEM grads Study

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

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Young girls playing football are breaking cultural barriers in Palestine Trailblazers

Young girls playing football are breaking cultural barriers in Palestine

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

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

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

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

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

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

A woman researching their fate tells us their story.

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish teenage boys are 42% fitter than girls Boys

Irish teenage boys are 42% fitter than girls

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

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Two arrests after 12-year-olds take ecstasy and are hospitalised Manchester

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

The girls are in a stable condition.

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

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

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

But they came right back at her.

From TheJournal.ie 53-year-old Swiss billionaire pregnant with twins New Arrivals

53-year-old Swiss billionaire pregnant with twins

She only plans to take a few weeks off work.

From TheJournal.ie Are sexy Halloween outfits empowering or degrading? That all depends on your sense of self Opinion

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

“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

Well, until now.

From TheJournal.ie Helicopter rescue of teenage Girls Brigade stranded on mountain Saved

Helicopter rescue of teenage Girls Brigade stranded on mountain

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

From TheJournal.ie Pretty much everything can stress you out when you're doing the Leaving Cert Examination Blues

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

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

Lena Dunham deletes Twitter over death threats

But she’s still ON Twitter.

The 11 most popular DailyEdge.ie lists of 2014

Yes, a list of lists. *head explodes*

From TheJournal.ie Is your child safe online? New laws on the way to combat grooming Sexual Offences

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Outrage as student dies after confronting men who were harassing teens Tugce

Outrage as student dies after confronting men who were harassing teens

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

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

The first reviews have been published.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigate fire at derelict nursing home Dublin

Gardaí investigate fire at derelict nursing home

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

From TheJournal.ie Teenage girls hospitalised with burns after aerosol can explosion Louth

Teenage girls hospitalised with burns after aerosol can explosion

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Here's how Ireland is tackling violence against females during conflict Helping Hands

Here's how Ireland is tackling violence against females during conflict

The money will be used by the International Rescue Committee to help during times of conflict or natural disaster.

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