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From The42 Test rugby to restart in October as World Rugby confirms autumn window Approved

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'An absolute scandal': Ireland has the highest Covid infection rate for healthcare workers in the world, committee told FRONTLINE WORKERS

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 375 women travelled from Ireland to UK for abortions in 2019 - an 87% decrease on 2018 Health

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'The scariest part was there was no remorse': One survivor on her experience of domestic abuse Domestic Abuse

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Deep concerns' over safety of women and children affected by domestic violence during Covid-19 crisis Domestic Violence

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

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

From The42 Ireland U20s, Ireland Women, and Munster among latest postponements Latest

Ireland U20s, Ireland Women, and Munster among latest postponements

More rugby fixtures have been called off for now.

From The42 Six Nations confirm Wales-Scotland clash to go ahead as planned As It Stands

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Lise Hand: We might get a female taoiseach but gender balance stays stubbornly skewed Column

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Q&A: Here's where Ireland's parties stand on women's healthcare ahead of the election Ge2020

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'I might never see my parents again': Asylum seekers share their experiences of isolation and PTSD Syria

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'It didn’t matter to her that the establishment might be upset': How Marian Finucane brought women's stories to the fore Truth To Power

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Peter Boylan: 'Online abuse didn't bother me - I wasn't going to resign' Women's Health

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Channel 4 launches new policy to support workers experiencing menopause Working Conditions

Channel 4 launches new policy to support workers experiencing menopause

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

From TheJournal.ie 'A lot of doctors fail to recognise it': Calls for government to review treatment of endometriosis Women's Health

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Concerns raised over 'limited' access to appropriate sex education for Irish kids Istanbul Convention

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'I refuse not to feel safe': How women feel about cycling in Dublin Opinion

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Domestic abuse service helped 76 women and 100 children in 24 hours Aoibhneas

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Plan for 'bad weather' and 'watch out for dragons in your own party': What FF and FG are telling women election candidates Women For Election

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should sanitary products be provided for free in public buildings? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should sanitary products be provided for free in public buildings?

A motion calling for this has received unanimous support in the Dáil.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach says there is an 'epidemic' of violence against women Women's Rights

Taoiseach says there is an 'epidemic' of violence against women

The government today ratified the Istanbul Convention which obliges it to protect women from all forms of violence.

From TheJournal.ie Ruth Bader Ginsburg helped change America - but her fight for gender equality hasn't been won Notorious Rbg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg helped change America - but her fight for gender equality hasn't been won

A new biopic about the Supreme Court Justice looks at her early years as a Harvard student and fledgling lawyer.

From TheJournal.ie 'It would be foolhardy to say there is no risk': HSE reveals 78,000 slides left in CervicalCheck backlog Women's Health

'It would be foolhardy to say there is no risk': HSE reveals 78,000 slides left in CervicalCheck backlog

The HSE will tell the Health Committee about the backlog latest today.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'The debate on abortion isn't over and don't expect that it ever will be' Opinion

Opinion: 'The debate on abortion isn't over and don't expect that it ever will be'

The experience in the US shows that the divisive abortion debate will continue, writes Larry Donnelly.

From TheJournal.ie Two more women barred from entering one of India's holiest temples India

Two more women barred from entering one of India's holiest temples

This comes two weeks after two others made history and sparked uproar by praying inside.

From TheJournal.ie These are the referendums coming up in 2019 - and a few after that Referenda
From TheJournal.ie Timeline: The history of abortion in Ireland Eighth Amendment

Timeline: The history of abortion in Ireland

Ireland voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment in May of this year.

From TheJournal.ie 1918 was an 'incredibly dramatic year' for Ireland Centenary

1918 was an 'incredibly dramatic year' for Ireland

We took a trip to the archives to find out about some of the fascinating people involved.

From TheJournal.ie On this day 100 years ago, Irish women got the vote Centenary

On this day 100 years ago, Irish women got the vote

We take a look at the important moments leading up to the momentous event.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should reference to women's 'life within the home' in the Constitution be amended? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should reference to women's 'life within the home' in the Constitution be amended?

The Justice Committee published a report on the matter yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Vicky Phelan named one of world's most influential women of 2018 Bbc 100 Women

Vicky Phelan named one of world's most influential women of 2018

The activist said she is “so privileged” to be included on the BBC’s list.

From TheJournal.ie New national survey on sexual violence to be completed in two years Sexual Assault

New national survey on sexual violence to be completed in two years

The minister said he expects the survey to begin next year, stating that it should be completed within 18 months.

From TheJournal.ie Concerns raised over morning sickness medication being sold to women online Women's Health

Concerns raised over morning sickness medication being sold to women online

There have been calls for the drug, which can cost up to €3,000, to be made available to women with a medical card.

From TheJournal.ie Hindu hardliners order 12-hour strike as they step up campaign to block women from Indian temple India

Hindu hardliners order 12-hour strike as they step up campaign to block women from Indian temple

The Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala in the state of Kerala was meant to allow women from yesterday.

From The42 Male tennis players punished more than women - report Study

Male tennis players punished more than women - report

Men were fined 344 times compared to 140 for “audible obscenity” and 287 to 67 for unsportsmanlike conduct.

From The42 'There's something special about the red jersey... Munster always meant a lot to me' Pride

'There's something special about the red jersey... Munster always meant a lot to me'

Laura Guest has gone from captaining Munster to inter-pro success to leading them as head coach.

From TheJournal.ie Substitutes for female politicians on maternity leave should be considered, says Taoiseach Women In Politics

Substitutes for female politicians on maternity leave should be considered, says Taoiseach

To do so in Ireland would require modification of our electoral system, said Leo Varadkar.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should reference to women's 'life within the home' be removed from Constitution? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should reference to women's 'life within the home' be removed from Constitution?

A referendum on the topic has been delayed.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'It would be easy to dismiss female genital mutilation as something alien to Ireland - but it's not' Opinion

Opinion: 'It would be easy to dismiss female genital mutilation as something alien to Ireland - but it's not'

Minister Josepha Madigan writes about how she is inspired by Ifra Ahmed and her fight against FGM in Ireland.

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