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Are we there yet? The Good Information Project focuses on gender equality
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Are we there yet? The Good Information Project focuses on gender equality

Jan 10th 2022, 8:00 AM 7,512 Views 12 Comments

We want you to join the discussion.

Parsons scores classy try as Ireland put a tough week behind them at the RDS
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Parsons scores classy try as Ireland put a tough week behind them at the RDS

Nov 12th 2021, 9:07 PM 22,498 Views 7 Comments

Ciara Griffin and co. were deserved winners as Lindsay Peat scored a fitting try.

'A man followed me home on the Nitelink': Readers' stories of safety on public transport
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'A man followed me home on the Nitelink': Readers' stories of safety on public transport

Oct 14th 2021, 12:05 AM 37,309 Views 24 Comments

“The man stood beside me laughing while I spoke to the driver. The driver just looked embarrassed,” one woman wrote of an incident.

Have you been assaulted or harassed on public transport? We want to hear your story
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Have you been assaulted or harassed on public transport? We want to hear your story

Oct 8th 2021, 8:30 PM 13,330 Views 11 Comments

A “misogynistic” incident on the DART this week comes after a report found women have serious safety concerns about using public transport.

Gareth Southgate accepts there are not enough women in his England set-up
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Gareth Southgate accepts there are not enough women in his England set-up

Sep 17th 2021, 2:36 PM 5,075 Views 14 Comments

The England boss admits the progress that the women’s game has made is not reflected in his staff.

Women feel doctors 'normalise' loss of pregnancy, and first-time mothers 'not listened to', report finds
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Women feel doctors 'normalise' loss of pregnancy, and first-time mothers 'not listened to', report finds

Sep 14th 2021, 3:35 PM 17,378 Views 9 Comments

Over 270 women aged 18 to 80 participated in discussions for a report commissioned by a Department of Health taskforce.

Afghan women stage protest outside presidential palace in Kabul
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Afghan women stage protest outside presidential palace in Kabul

Sep 3rd 2021, 1:43 PM 16,990 Views 16 Comments

The protesters are urging the Taliban leadership to uphold women’s rights and include women in the government.

'We fear what is coming': Women in Kabul speak out as Taliban takes back control
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'We fear what is coming': Women in Kabul speak out as Taliban takes back control

Aug 18th 2021, 12:05 AM 22,098 Views 34 Comments
  • Women living in Kabul tell The Journal "everyone is living in fear" since the Taliban regained control
  • Females in particular are afraid to leave their homes, Órla Ryan and Laura Byrne write
  • "We simply do not know what they have in store for us. All we can do now is wait," Mahbouba Seraj says
Opinion: Nutrition can empower women through menopause alongside medicine
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# Women's Health

Opinion: Nutrition can empower women through menopause alongside medicine

Jul 3rd 2021, 10:30 AM 23,875 Views 15 Comments

Nutritional therapist Jackie Lynch explains how diet and particularly sugar balance can help women cope with the changes of menopause.

Development of Irish women's rugby is a 'long-term project,' says Nucifora
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# Grow The Game

Development of Irish women's rugby is a 'long-term project,' says Nucifora

Jun 3rd 2021, 6:15 AM 2,092 Views 1 Comment

Ireland finished third in the Six Nations this year but suffered a heavy defeat to France.

Menopause workplace policy for businesses to be developed, says health minister
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Menopause workplace policy for businesses to be developed, says health minister

Jun 2nd 2021, 4:42 PM 24,723 Views 14 Comments

Women have recently shared their menopause experience on RTÉ’s Liveline.

'Women in the home clause' the key question as virtual Citizens' Assembly to deliver its results
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'Women in the home clause' the key question as virtual Citizens' Assembly to deliver its results

Apr 24th 2021, 6:30 AM 13,851 Views 14 Comments

The issue was to be put to a referendum during the lifetime of the previous government.

'In Beibhinn, Ireland have someone who can do things that other people can't do'
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'In Beibhinn, Ireland have someone who can do things that other people can't do'

Updated Apr 10th 2021, 9:19 AM 36,670 Views 7 Comments

19-year-old Ballinasloe RFC product Beibhinn Parsons is a rising star of Irish rugby.

Northern Ireland is more than green and orange now - as new communities enter the debate
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Northern Ireland is more than green and orange now - as new communities enter the debate

Apr 5th 2021, 9:00 PM 42,674 Views 40 Comments

“Our young people are fierce and brave and they’re coming for us. And we should let them.”

'Reclaim the streets' protest held in Dublin following murder of Sarah Everard as police officer appears in court
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'Reclaim the streets' protest held in Dublin following murder of Sarah Everard as police officer appears in court

Updated Mar 16th 2021, 6:49 PM 36,421 Views 0 Comments

Everard was killed when walking home from a friend’s flat in London.

Opinion: Women have lived in fear of walking alone in the dark for too long - we've had enough
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Opinion: Women have lived in fear of walking alone in the dark for too long - we've had enough

Mar 11th 2021, 9:46 AM 41,249 Views 0 Comments

Our reader shares two terrifying experiences walking home in Dublin and London and asks if we are doing enough to free women from this fear.

International Women’s Day: Minding the mental health of women in the face of this pandemic
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International Women’s Day: Minding the mental health of women in the face of this pandemic

Mar 8th 2021, 7:00 AM 11,038 Views 6 Comments

Therapist Bernie Hackett celebrates women on IWD and reminds them that help is available.

Opinion: From repression to Robinson and Repeal - the Irish heroine's journey
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# International Women's Day

Opinion: From repression to Robinson and Repeal - the Irish heroine's journey

Mar 6th 2021, 4:30 PM 13,540 Views 24 Comments

Ahead of International Women’s Day, Kathy Scott of the Trailblazery walks the road with Irish women and celebrates their spirit.

Government report on period poverty to be launched next month
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Government report on period poverty to be launched next month

Jan 31st 2021, 6:30 AM 16,086 Views 14 Comments

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

Men's Six Nations to go ahead but Women's and U20 championships postponed
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# Pushed Back

Men's Six Nations to go ahead but Women's and U20 championships postponed

Updated Jan 13th 2021, 3:03 PM 18,638 Views 32 Comments

However, organisers insist the Men’s competition will go ahead as planned in the coming months.

Test rugby to restart in October as World Rugby confirms autumn window
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Test rugby to restart in October as World Rugby confirms autumn window

Jul 30th 2020, 1:55 PM 6,414 Views 9 Comments

Ireland are set to play six Tests in seven weekends from October through into December.

'An absolute scandal': Ireland has the highest Covid infection rate for healthcare workers in the world, committee told
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'An absolute scandal': Ireland has the highest Covid infection rate for healthcare workers in the world, committee told

Updated Jun 23rd 2020, 10:10 PM 145,251 Views 173 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar this evening suggested that the figures provided by the INMO were wrong.

Women make up the majority of Covid-19 deaths and confirmed cases in Ireland. Why?
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Women make up the majority of Covid-19 deaths and confirmed cases in Ireland. Why?

Jun 12th 2020, 12:05 AM 37,330 Views 46 Comments

“Whether it’s paid or unpaid, it’s women who are predominantly doing care work,” Orla O’Connor of the NWCI said.

375 women travelled from Ireland to UK for abortions in 2019 - an 87% decrease on 2018
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375 women travelled from Ireland to UK for abortions in 2019 - an 87% decrease on 2018

Jun 11th 2020, 1:42 PM 10,698 Views 19 Comments

More than 1,000 females travelled from Northern Ireland to England or Wales for an abortion last year.

'The scariest part was there was no remorse': One survivor on her experience of domestic abuse
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'The scariest part was there was no remorse': One survivor on her experience of domestic abuse

May 14th 2020, 7:25 AM 21,435 Views 6 Comments

Our reader has survived an abusive relationship and has advice for anyone else trapped in one.

'Deep concerns' over safety of women and children affected by domestic violence during Covid-19 crisis
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'Deep concerns' over safety of women and children affected by domestic violence during Covid-19 crisis

Mar 19th 2020, 8:32 AM 68,669 Views 36 Comments

The Women’s Aid 24-hour national freephone helpline is available on 1800 341 900.

Ireland U20s, Ireland Women, and Munster among latest postponements
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Ireland U20s, Ireland Women, and Munster among latest postponements

Updated Mar 10th 2020, 2:25 PM 4,749 Views 1 Comment

More rugby fixtures have been called off for now.

Six Nations confirm Wales-Scotland clash to go ahead as planned
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# As It Stands

Six Nations confirm Wales-Scotland clash to go ahead as planned

Mar 9th 2020, 1:52 PM 3,642 Views 1 Comment

There is uncertainty surrounding Ireland’s U20 and Women’s fixtures against France.

Lise Hand: We might get a female taoiseach but gender balance stays stubbornly skewed
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Lise Hand: We might get a female taoiseach but gender balance stays stubbornly skewed

Feb 11th 2020, 12:02 AM 27,790 Views 91 Comments

Ireland had six crucial decades when the nation was being shaped where women were absent from the top table of government. But what now?, asks Lise Hand.

Q&A: Here's where Ireland's parties stand on women's healthcare ahead of the election
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Q&A: Here's where Ireland's parties stand on women's healthcare ahead of the election

Feb 7th 2020, 12:29 PM 7,774 Views 26 Comments

Where do the parties stand on issues like maternity and infant services, contraception and IVF?

'Why haven't I known about her up to now?': RTÉ broadcasts landmark series celebrating women in Irish history
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'Why haven't I known about her up to now?': RTÉ broadcasts landmark series celebrating women in Irish history

Feb 3rd 2020, 6:00 PM 17,177 Views 13 Comments

It involves a six-part series as well as a podcast series.

'I might never see my parents again': Asylum seekers share their experiences of isolation and PTSD
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'I might never see my parents again': Asylum seekers share their experiences of isolation and PTSD

Jan 30th 2020, 6:00 AM 16,273 Views 40 Comments

Many female asylum seekers and refugees in Ireland are living with depression, anxiety and PTSD, a new report has found.

'It didn’t matter to her that the establishment might be upset': How Marian Finucane brought women's stories to the fore
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'It didn’t matter to her that the establishment might be upset': How Marian Finucane brought women's stories to the fore

Jan 3rd 2020, 4:19 PM 20,620 Views 22 Comments

The broadcaster used her platform to discuss topics that were rarely if ever spoken about in a public forum in Ireland.

Peter Boylan: 'Online abuse didn't bother me - I wasn't going to resign'
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Peter Boylan: 'Online abuse didn't bother me - I wasn't going to resign'

Dec 1st 2019, 9:30 AM 20,789 Views 24 Comments

The obstetrician has written about his career in a new memoir.

Channel 4 launches new policy to support workers experiencing menopause
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Channel 4 launches new policy to support workers experiencing menopause

Oct 18th 2019, 4:13 PM 8,212 Views 6 Comments

New flexible working arrangements and menopause awareness briefings for management are to be introduced.

'A lot of doctors fail to recognise it': Calls for government to review treatment of endometriosis
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# Women's Health

'A lot of doctors fail to recognise it': Calls for government to review treatment of endometriosis

Oct 8th 2019, 6:05 AM 94,867 Views 15 Comments

The condition is caused by abnormal cell growth outside the uterus and causes severe pain for women suffering with it.

Concerns raised over 'limited' access to appropriate sex education for Irish kids
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Concerns raised over 'limited' access to appropriate sex education for Irish kids

Jul 1st 2019, 6:15 AM 8,701 Views 28 Comments

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has set out its recommendations for key priority actions for the State.

'I refuse not to feel safe': How women feel about cycling in Dublin
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'I refuse not to feel safe': How women feel about cycling in Dublin

Jun 26th 2019, 7:30 PM 24,503 Views 74 Comments

When women cyclists were surveyed, here’s what they had to say about travelling by bike.

Domestic abuse service helped 76 women and 100 children in 24 hours
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# Aoibhneas

Domestic abuse service helped 76 women and 100 children in 24 hours

Apr 5th 2019, 9:20 AM 7,700 Views 6 Comments

Every year Aoibhneas has to turn away 400 families seeking refuge.

Plan for 'bad weather' and 'watch out for dragons in your own party': What FF and FG are telling women election candidates
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Plan for 'bad weather' and 'watch out for dragons in your own party': What FF and FG are telling women election candidates

Mar 27th 2019, 6:20 AM 19,304 Views 20 Comments

Two of the main political parties have held training events for women contemplating a life in politics.

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