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#international women's day

From TheJournal.ie OPINION: Ruth Coppinger TD on why she believes her 'thong stunt' can kickstart a movement around sexism and consent This Is Not Consent This post contains videos

OPINION: Ruth Coppinger TD on why she believes her 'thong stunt' can kickstart a movement around sexism and consent

The Dublin West TD says the reaction to the ‘stunt’ showed how people are wanting to create a change in society in regards sexism and consent.

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

5 fascinating Irish female trailblazers whose stories history has hidden

Tricking the British empire for 50 years? That’s badass!

Aer Lingus offered women priority boarding for International Women's Day and it caused a LOT of controversy IWD
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 International Women's Day 2018: Here's what Irish women need Read Me

International Women's Day 2018: Here's what Irish women need

IWD is an important moment to look to the changes we need to make for women’s equality, writes Orla O’Connor.

From TheJournal.ie 'More needs to be done': Just 16% of CEO jobs in Ireland last year went to women Central Bank

'More needs to be done': Just 16% of CEO jobs in Ireland last year went to women

The Central Bank said it remained concerned at the lack of diversity among senior roles in the Irish financial sector.

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins: 'We are a very long way from adequately addressing issues of hierarchy' Me Too

President Higgins: 'We are a very long way from adequately addressing issues of hierarchy'

President Michael D Higgins spoke to Ryan Tubridy ahead of International Women’s Day tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Spanish policewoman reprimanded for taking 'menstruation break' while on duty Barcelona

Spanish policewoman reprimanded for taking 'menstruation break' while on duty

The policewoman has since alleged harassment against the officer who reprimanded her.

From TheJournal.ie 'Fearless Girl' to continue staring down the Wall Street bull until 2018 You Don't Scare Me

'Fearless Girl' to continue staring down the Wall Street bull until 2018

“She is inspiring everyone in a moment when we need inspiration,” New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said.

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”.

The Rubberbandits' response to International Women's Day has really resonated on Facebook

“So many lads on twitter yesterday saying “What about international Mens day?”"

From TheJournal.ie Repeal protests attract thousands to the streets of Dublin Eighth Amendment

Repeal protests attract thousands to the streets of Dublin

Similar demonstrations were staged in other cities around Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Fair City's Úna Kavanagh: 'I had a social welfare book called 'Unmarried Mother's Allowance'' International Women's Day

Fair City's Úna Kavanagh: 'I had a social welfare book called 'Unmarried Mother's Allowance''

Today, RTÉ will air an all female episode of Fair City, interlacing narratives of strong female characters, writes Úna Kavanagh.

Snapchat spectacularly missed the point with their International Women's Day filters

They honoured Marie Curie by giving her… eyeliner?

Aer Lingus has just released fantastic pictures of its all-female flight crew

The crew was assembled for International Women’s Day, of course.

"Mo chorp, mo rogha"- O'Connell Bridge brought to a standstill by the Strike 4 Repeal

The Strike 4 Repeal has taken over Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Fair City is having an all-female episode... and they're all heading to the pub Here Come The Girls This post contains videos

Fair City is having an all-female episode... and they're all heading to the pub

The show is celebrating International Women’s Day.

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.

7 perfect responses to all those annoying International Women's Day questions

“Why isn’t there an International Men’s Day?” Don’t even start.

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 UN committee warns scope of mother and baby homes inquiry is too narrow Women's Rights

UN committee warns scope of mother and baby homes inquiry is too narrow

A UN Committee added that the Eighth Amendment “unduly restricts access to abortion”.

From TheJournal.ie Jane Fonda reveals she was raped and sexually abused as a child Abuse Claims

Jane Fonda reveals she was raped and sexually abused as a child

The 79-year-old actress did not reveal who was responsible for the abuse.

This company was sent pens 'designed for women' and their response was excellent

What about them makes them ‘for women’, you ask? Well… They’re purple.

From TheJournal.ie This amazing mural of 1916 women just appeared in Dublin city centre Fighting Women

This amazing mural of 1916 women just appeared in Dublin city centre

It shows three women who were all involved in the Rising.

19 sound Irish women you should be following on Instagram

Brighten up your Instagram timeline with these gals.

From TheJournal.ie 'Success shouldn't be a dirty word for women' Women In Business

'Success shouldn't be a dirty word for women'

Some of Ireland’s most successful businesswomen gathered today in Dublin to share their experiences.

17 Irish women who are absolutely killing it

Just some of the many, many legends this island has produced.

From TheJournal.ie Two Irish authors make the longlist for top book award Winners

Two Irish authors make the longlist for top book award

Lisa McInerney and Anne Enright have been named alongside Kate Atkinson and Elizabeth Strout.

From TheJournal.ie QUIZ: How much do you know about Irish women's history? International Women's Day

QUIZ: How much do you know about Irish women's history?

Take our quiz to find out.

From TheJournal.ie Women warned of dangers of 'bottomless Prosecco brunches' Destresser Drinks

Women warned of dangers of 'bottomless Prosecco brunches'

Alcohol Action Ireland is calling on women to examine their drinking habits.

From TheJournal.ie Here's why you'll see these women on buses all over Ireland Easter Rising This post contains images

Here's why you'll see these women on buses all over Ireland

They were snipers, cooks and doctors during the 1916 Rising.

From TheJournal.ie Women often undersell their experience and capabilities, while men don't think twice about it Opinion

Women often undersell their experience and capabilities, while men don't think twice about it

Eoghan McDermott writes that organisations need to do more to close the gender gap in the workforce.

Here is why everyone is tweeting about November 19th

Hint: it’s to do with International Women’s Day.

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