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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.

From TheJournal.ie Death of woman in Drogheda not being treated as suspicious, say gardaí Louth

Death of woman in Drogheda not being treated as suspicious, say gardaí

The woman in her 60s was pronounced dead yesterday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Tokyo medical school admits it altered tests to keep women out Gender Equality

Tokyo medical school admits it altered tests to keep women out

“We betrayed the public trust.”

From TheJournal.ie PICS: Huge crowd turns out to welcome Irish women's hockey team home World Cup

PICS: Huge crowd turns out to welcome Irish women's hockey team home

Young girls held up posters declaring: “You’re an inspiration to me!”

From TheJournal.ie 'Either stand up or get out': Varadkar called on to explain why CervicalCheck cases ending up in court Smear Test Scandal

'Either stand up or get out': Varadkar called on to explain why CervicalCheck cases ending up in court

In May, Varadkar said court cases relating to the health scandal would be be dealt with through mediation.

From TheJournal.ie Law to make penalty for incest equal for men and women approved by Cabinet Sexual Crimes

Law to make penalty for incest equal for men and women approved by Cabinet

Currently there is life imprisonment for a male who is convicted of incest, but the sentence is three to seven years for a woman.

From TheJournal.ie Referendum on women’s place in the home may be delayed until next year Contention

Referendum on women’s place in the home may be delayed until next year

Concerns have been raised about the proposal for a straight-forward deletion of the reference to women in the home in the Constitution.

From TheJournal.ie Referendum on 'women's life within the home' to be held in October Constitution

Referendum on 'women's life within the home' to be held in October

it’s intended that the referendum would be held in conjunction with the removal of the blasphemy offence from the Constitution.

From TheJournal.ie Government set to approve plan to hold 'women's place in the home' referendum in October Referendum

Government set to approve plan to hold 'women's place in the home' referendum in October

However, there is no consensus among the Oireachtas women’s caucus as to whether the wording should be deleted or amended.

From TheJournal.ie Saudi Arabia finally lifts ban on women driving Arrests This post contains videos

Saudi Arabia finally lifts ban on women driving

Despite the end of the ban, several activists have been arrested recently.

From TheJournal.ie 'She was living in a derelict building dripping with damp under a tin roof. The year was 1998' Opinion

'She was living in a derelict building dripping with damp under a tin roof. The year was 1998'

During the making of No Country for Women, we journeyed with women today to learn more about their mothers’ and grandmothers’ lives, writes Anne Roper.

From TheJournal.ie CervicalCheck interim report says €2k payment should be given to women affected immediately Cash Up Front

CervicalCheck interim report says €2k payment should be given to women affected immediately

Today’s interim report has recommended that women should not encounter any financial obstacles while participating in investigations.

From TheJournal.ie 'We owe her family a great debt': Calls for abortion legislation to be named Savita's Law Together For Yes This post contains videos

'We owe her family a great debt': Calls for abortion legislation to be named Savita's Law

Together for Yes said the legislation must be enacted as quickly as possible.

From TheJournal.ie Nora Owen says she was 'confronted' and 'attacked' in Leinster House during the 1980s abortion debate Eighth Amendment

Nora Owen says she was 'confronted' and 'attacked' in Leinster House during the 1980s abortion debate

Fine Gael women who served as politicians in 1983 joined female politicians from the current Dáil to discuss the Eighth Amendment.

From TheJournal.ie 'It seared the soul of our country': Emotional scenes as Emma Mhic Mhathúna's interview raised in the Dáil CervicalCheck

'It seared the soul of our country': Emotional scenes as Emma Mhic Mhathúna's interview raised in the Dáil

“It is a stain on all our doors, it is a stain on all of us,” Labour’s Alan Kelly told his Dáil colleagues today.

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar confirms redress scheme for women affected by the smear test controversy CervicalCheck

Leo Varadkar confirms redress scheme for women affected by the smear test controversy

The Taoiseach said the government still do not know all the facts surrounding the CervicalCheck scandal.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris says the State will pay for women to have a repeat cervical screening CervicalCheck

Simon Harris says the State will pay for women to have a repeat cervical screening

Earlier the HSE apologised after a helpline for concerned people was down due to a technical glitch.

From TheJournal.ie 'Mothers are afraid to say they're struggling because they're afraid they'll be judged' Paint Your Bump

'Mothers are afraid to say they're struggling because they're afraid they'll be judged'

The Paint Your Bump campaign is running next week to encourage women to speak about the difficulties of motherhood.

From TheJournal.ie Exhibition shows letters and postcards sent to Irish women from the frontline in World War One Doing Their Bit

Exhibition shows letters and postcards sent to Irish women from the frontline in World War One

The exhibition looks at the impact the First World War had on Irish women.

From TheJournal.ie Diarmuid Martin says Mary McAleese's criticism of the Church was 'brutally stark' Empire Of Misogyny

Diarmuid Martin says Mary McAleese's criticism of the Church was 'brutally stark'

The former president has called on Pope Francis to address gender inequality in the Catholic Church.

From TheJournal.ie 'Unacceptable sexist behaviour': Spanish women stage unprecedented strike for rights Women's Rights

'Unacceptable sexist behaviour': Spanish women stage unprecedented strike for rights

Women earn 14.9% less than men in Spain.

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 Step into the archives and look back at the incredible year of 1918 Snapshot Of Ireland

Step into the archives and look back at the incredible year of 1918

This week we brought you the story of Ireland 100 years ago.

From TheJournal.ie This Waterford woman's diary shows us what life was like in Ireland 100 years ago Centenary

This Waterford woman's diary shows us what life was like in Ireland 100 years ago

It was written by Rosamond Jacob, a feminist and suffragist.

From TheJournal.ie Fighting for equality: The life of Hanna Sheehy Skeffington Votes For Women

Fighting for equality: The life of Hanna Sheehy Skeffington

The suffragette smashed a window at Dublin Castle in 1912.

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 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.

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