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

Mar 3rd 2017, 8:20 PM 29,961 Views 20 Comments

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
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# Bic For Her

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

Mar 9th 2016, 7:29 AM 12,570 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Mar 8th 2016, 11:16 PM 49,621 Views 84 Comments

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

14 things that make Irish gals so bloody brilliant
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# Hon The Gals

14 things that make Irish gals so bloody brilliant

Mar 8th 2016, 9:37 PM 17,338 Views 4 Comments

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19 sound Irish women you should be following on Instagram
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# Insta Crushes

19 sound Irish women you should be following on Instagram

Mar 8th 2016, 6:34 PM 17,261 Views 2 Comments

Brighten up your Instagram timeline with these gals.

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

Mar 8th 2016, 6:30 PM 14,053 Views 110 Comments

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

Here's what Ireland's 2016 summer festivals would look like without the men
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# Festi-gals

Here's what Ireland's 2016 summer festivals would look like without the men

Mar 8th 2016, 3:15 PM 6,734 Views 6 Comments

Um… a little bare.

17 Irish women who are absolutely killing it
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# Hon The Gals

17 Irish women who are absolutely killing it

Mar 8th 2016, 11:43 AM 15,368 Views 7 Comments

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

Two Irish authors make the longlist for top book award
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Two Irish authors make the longlist for top book award

Mar 8th 2016, 9:39 AM 7,997 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Mar 8th 2016, 6:30 AM 32,634 Views 47 Comments

Take our quiz to find out.

Women warned of dangers of 'bottomless Prosecco brunches'
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Women warned of dangers of 'bottomless Prosecco brunches'

Mar 8th 2016, 6:03 AM 36,296 Views 39 Comments

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

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

Mar 7th 2016, 3:15 PM 26,737 Views 37 Comments

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

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

Mar 7th 2016, 8:00 AM 842 Views 79 Comments

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
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# November 19th

Here is why everyone is tweeting about November 19th

Mar 8th 2015, 4:12 PM 9,457 Views 4 Comments

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

10 little ways you can celebrate International Women's Day
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# International Women's Day

10 little ways you can celebrate International Women's Day

Mar 8th 2015, 12:26 PM 3,678 Views 5 Comments

Watch Stephanie Roche’s goal and listen to Beyoncé.

13 Irish women who are completely kicking ass
# Come On Na Mban
# Come On Na Mban

13 Irish women who are completely kicking ass

Mar 8th 2015, 9:30 AM 16,107 Views 8 Comments

Here come the girls, girls, girls, girls-girls…

Irish men are still being paid a whole lot more than Irish women
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# Mind The Gap

Irish men are still being paid a whole lot more than Irish women

Mar 6th 2015, 4:27 PM 11,883 Views 77 Comments

We’re nowhere near the worst country in Europe from that point of view though

Photos: Men in burqas say 'Don't tell women what to wear, keep your eyes away'
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Photos: Men in burqas say 'Don't tell women what to wear, keep your eyes away'

Mar 5th 2015, 10:18 PM 19,591 Views 42 Comments

They organised the march ahead of International Women’s Day on March 8.

Indian government questions how interview with bus rapist was shown on BBC
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Indian government questions how interview with bus rapist was shown on BBC

Mar 4th 2015, 12:26 PM 17,522 Views 34 Comments

Police say the film could cause public disorder.

Men, your day has finally come
# What About Us?
# What About Us?

Men, your day has finally come

Nov 19th 2014, 8:49 AM 5,169 Views 4 Comments

International Men’s Day!

Domestic violence register 'would help protect victims' in Ireland
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Domestic violence register 'would help protect victims' in Ireland

Mar 10th 2014, 8:10 AM 6,315 Views 38 Comments

The call comes after a scheme known as Clare’s Law was introduced in the UK at the weekend.

International Women's Day protest takes place in Dublin
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International Women's Day protest takes place in Dublin

Mar 8th 2014, 4:29 PM 11,317 Views 88 Comments

The protest took place outside the Central Bank this afternoon.

Column: Today let's celebrate, recognise, and show solidarity with the women and girls
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Column: Today let's celebrate, recognise, and show solidarity with the women and girls

Mar 8th 2014, 2:00 PM 84 Views 19 Comments

The 8th March each year marks International Women’s Day. It is a time for us to recognise the women and girls of this world who are living in poverty and vulnerability due to gender discrimination, says Bernadette Crawford.

Brilliant Tweeter responds to every lad asking about International Men's Day
# What About Us?
# What About Us?

Brilliant Tweeter responds to every lad asking about International Men's Day

Mar 8th 2014, 12:42 PM 7,187 Views 2 Comments

He’s doing all the hard work so we don’t have to.

Poll: Should there be a gender quota in general elections?
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Poll: Should there be a gender quota in general elections?

Mar 8th 2014, 10:37 AM 11,242 Views 185 Comments

Today on International Women’s Day, we want to know if you think this is the right approach.

Make a day of International Women’s Day
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Make a day of International Women’s Day

Mar 8th 2014, 8:15 AM 9,045 Views 68 Comments

A protest and soapbox event is due to take place in Dublin today.

"Women are under-represented": The show bringing gender balance to the Irish arts
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"Women are under-represented": The show bringing gender balance to the Irish arts

Mar 6th 2014, 7:30 AM 6,349 Views 22 Comments

Sinead O’Connor, Margaretta D’Arcy and Alice Maher are all set to feature on a one-off edition of Imeall on TG4, which strives for gender-balance on all is shows.

Column: More power for women will benefit everyone
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Column: More power for women will benefit everyone

Mar 8th 2013, 7:00 PM 10 Views 81 Comments

Significant advances in the fight against poverty and hunger – as well as a reduction in gender-based violence – could be achieved by giving more power to women, writes Jim Clarken.

Fear of reporting sexual assaults is 'shameful indictment', says Higgins
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Fear of reporting sexual assaults is 'shameful indictment', says Higgins

Mar 8th 2013, 6:47 PM 4,935 Views 33 Comments

On International Women’s Day, the President tells an audience at Áras an Úachtaráin that Ireland must support assault victims more.

From Katie to Sonia: Here's Ireland's top ever sportswomen
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From Katie to Sonia: Here's Ireland's top ever sportswomen

Mar 8th 2013, 2:43 PM 3,816 Views 6 Comments

From All Stars and Olympians to inspirational captains and cross country champions – these ladies have done Ireland proud.

IMF open to extending repayment date on Ireland's €19bn bailout loans
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IMF open to extending repayment date on Ireland's €19bn bailout loans

Mar 8th 2013, 11:22 AM 7,893 Views 132 Comments

Christine Lagarde says the IMF has an “open mind” about allowing Ireland to defer its repayments if it helps end the bailout.

Hey guys, it's in November
# But When Is?...
# But When Is?...

Hey guys, it's in November

Mar 8th 2013, 10:39 AM 10,960 Views 50 Comments

International Men’s Day, that is.

One in five company directors is a woman (and she's most likely to be called Mary)
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One in five company directors is a woman (and she's most likely to be called Mary)

Mar 8th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,822 Views 21 Comments

Figures show that number of female directors has increased by 14 per cent since the start of the recession – but over half of all Irish PLCs have no women sitting on their boards.

Column: The majority of care givers are women, but it shouldn't be prescribed upon us
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Column: The majority of care givers are women, but it shouldn't be prescribed upon us

Mar 7th 2013, 7:00 PM 168 Views 21 Comments

Traditional gender roles serve as prescriptive claims about how girls and women should act. There are greater choices for both men and women now, so we need to reconcile our competing demands, writes Margaret O’Keefe.

Column: Why is it cringeworthy to get behind a cause?
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Column: Why is it cringeworthy to get behind a cause?

Mar 12th 2012, 7:30 AM 75 Views 60 Comments

There seems to be a trend towards stigmatising protesters, writes TheJournal.ie columnist Lisa McInerney. What are we afraid of? The Bono effect?

Germany's biggest-selling daily abandons front page nudes
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Germany's biggest-selling daily abandons front page nudes

Mar 9th 2012, 12:31 PM 5,800 Views 12 Comments

To mark International Women’s Day, Bild gives its female staff the day off – and decides to scrap its front-page topless models, something it’s only ever done a few times before.

Enda Kenny finds alternative photoshoot
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Enda Kenny finds alternative photoshoot

Mar 8th 2012, 12:50 PM 5,409 Views 36 Comments

Government photo opp was cancelled today – but Taoiseach still finds himself centrestage with pic to mark International Women’s Day.

Number of women directors increased by 20% during recession
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Number of women directors increased by 20% during recession

Mar 8th 2012, 11:41 AM 1,081 Views 9 Comments

Almost 100,000 women are now directors of Irish companies, an increase of almost 50 per cent in the past ten decade.

Column: Women and girls hold solution to extreme poverty
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Column: Women and girls hold solution to extreme poverty

Mar 8th 2012, 6:30 AM 117 Views 19 Comments

Gender equality is good for everyone, writes Bernadette Crawford, Equality Adviser for Concern Worldwide, on International Women’s Day.