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From TheJournal.ie Labour bill aims to clamp down on rogue crisis pregnancy agencies operating in Ireland Counselling

Labour bill aims to clamp down on rogue crisis pregnancy agencies operating in Ireland

The issue of these clinics operating in Ireland was highlighted in an undercover report last month.

From TheJournal.ie The woman behind Can't Cope, Won't Cope: "I was hell-bent on getting this on screen" Stefanie Preissner

The woman behind Can't Cope, Won't Cope: "I was hell-bent on getting this on screen"

Stefanie Preissner talks to us about her new series ahead of the third episode airing tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Trinity study seeks women exposed to Hepatitis C-contaminated product in 70s Research

Trinity study seeks women exposed to Hepatitis C-contaminated product in 70s

Almost half of the women screened, who had contact with the virus, showed no signs of infection after.

From TheJournal.ie 'It was the loneliest time of my life': Readers share their experiences of miscarriage In Their Own Words

'It was the loneliest time of my life': Readers share their experiences of miscarriage

Eight women who all feel that miscarriage needs to be spoken about more.

From TheJournal.ie The number of women in the workforce is likely to go up a lot in the next few years ESRI

The number of women in the workforce is likely to go up a lot in the next few years

In general, the percentage of women in the workforce had risen hugely since the early 1990s.

From TheJournal.ie 'We need more XX chromosomes around Newstalk, so obviously that's the only reason I'm here' Diversity

'We need more XX chromosomes around Newstalk, so obviously that's the only reason I'm here'

Colette Fitzpatrick was quick to reply when Newstalk co-host Shane Coleman asked her how she managed to “juggle it all”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Think of all those voices desperate for help': Women's Aid helpline receives 41 calls a day Domestic Violence

'Think of all those voices desperate for help': Women's Aid helpline receives 41 calls a day

The service is now 24/7, due to increased demand.

From TheJournal.ie Ignore the sexist advice - wear your engagement ring with pride, ladies Opinion

Ignore the sexist advice - wear your engagement ring with pride, ladies

Lorraine Courtney takes issue with the advice that women shouldn’t wear their engagement rings to job interviews.

From TheJournal.ie Egyptian TV channel takes female anchors off air until they lose weight Suspended

Egyptian TV channel takes female anchors off air until they lose weight

The women have been told they “can work in production during the period they need to lose weight”.

From TheJournal.ie Pregnant women warned to stay away from this Miami neighbourhood as Zika spreads Wynwood

Pregnant women warned to stay away from this Miami neighbourhood as Zika spreads

The virus is being spread by mosquitoes there. Pregnant women living there are told to abstain or use barrier protection during sex.

From TheJournal.ie The emojis on your phone are going to become more diverse Career Choice

The emojis on your phone are going to become more diverse

Unicode will be introducing 11 new professional emojis depicting women in different careers.

From TheJournal.ie Jennifer Aniston slams tabloid media over pregnancy scrutiny Fed Up

Jennifer Aniston slams tabloid media over pregnancy scrutiny

The Friends actress said that she is fed up of the body shaming that occurs “under the guise of journalism”.

From TheJournal.ie "Mum, why isn't Wonder Woman wearing any clothes?" Opinion

"Mum, why isn't Wonder Woman wearing any clothes?"

Louise Phillips looks at the role models for young women and finds them lacking.

From The42 'You might have young players suddenly see an opportunity to become an Olympian' 7s

'You might have young players suddenly see an opportunity to become an Olympian'

Anthony Eddy and his Ireland squad have a huge opportunity this weekend in UCD.

From TheJournal.ie Bill to repeal Eighth Amendment launched as Coppinger says free vote issue is "ludicrous" Abortion Bills

Bill to repeal Eighth Amendment launched as Coppinger says free vote issue is "ludicrous"

The bill will be brought before the Dáil tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Funding is needed 'before it's too late' - there's a surge in gambling addiction in Irish men (and women) Hidden Problem

Funding is needed 'before it's too late' - there's a surge in gambling addiction in Irish men (and women)

The numbers of people presenting with a gambling problem at Dublin’s Rutland Centre have trebled in just two years.

From TheJournal.ie 'Where there's one sperm there's a way': Male infertility is common but treatable Pregnancy

'Where there's one sperm there's a way': Male infertility is common but treatable

A doctor from Cork Fertility Centre said the procedure for men to get checked out is “non-invasive and not expensive compared to what a female has to do”.

From TheJournal.ie These are the Fianna Fáil women who could be in line for a promotion Girl Power

These are the Fianna Fáil women who could be in line for a promotion

It’s understood Micheál Martin will appoint at least three women to the party’s front bench.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Women have shown time and time again that they are a more deadly species than the male War On Inequality

Opinion: Women have shown time and time again that they are a more deadly species than the male

Security expert Tom Clonan explains why armies across the world need female soldiers and officers, in all positions.

From TheJournal.ie "I should have told my friend his 'rape joke' was inappropriate. Why didn't I?" Opinion

"I should have told my friend his 'rape joke' was inappropriate. Why didn't I?"

Men need to start feeling more than a little uncomfortable about the issue of consent, writes Donal O’Keeffe.

From TheJournal.ie 'Families hire 'cutters' to remove any sensation for the girl and it's called a rite of passage' Opinion

'Families hire 'cutters' to remove any sensation for the girl and it's called a rite of passage'

Extreme forms of mutilation can lead to difficulties in menstruation, painful intercourse, incontinence and infertility.

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.

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 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.

From TheJournal.ie Getting more women in the Dáil can't be a once off thing, such progress must continue Opinion

Getting more women in the Dáil can't be a once off thing, such progress must continue

In comparison to the 2011 general election, there has been an increase of over 40% in the number of women in the Dáil.

From TheJournal.ie Uber is giving Pakistan drivers classes to deter sexual harassment Training

Uber is giving Pakistan drivers classes to deter sexual harassment

Uber was officially banned from Delhi after one of its drivers raped a young woman passenger.

From TheJournal.ie Giving women time off for periods would be unfair - but we need to talk about them more Opinion

Giving women time off for periods would be unfair - but we need to talk about them more

A company in the UK has introduced a “period policy” that will allow women leave if they are suffering.

From TheJournal.ie We now have more female TDs than ever before - but do we really have gender quotas to thank? Mná Na HÉireann

We now have more female TDs than ever before - but do we really have gender quotas to thank?

A comprehensive analysis of the historic election of 35 women to the 32nd Dáil.

From TheJournal.ie 'Gender quotas won't substantially alter the outcome of the next Dáil' Opinion

'Gender quotas won't substantially alter the outcome of the next Dáil'

The question of gender quotas continues to be a turbulent issue, not only in Ireland, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

9 questions women need answered right this second

Well? We’re waiting.

From TheJournal.ie Awkward - UK companies must reveal difference between average pay of men and women Equality

Awkward - UK companies must reveal difference between average pay of men and women

The new rule will apply to all companies with more than 250 employees.

From TheJournal.ie 'My partner was lovely at first, but things changed after we moved in together' Opinion

'My partner was lovely at first, but things changed after we moved in together'

At the beginning he was nice, making sure I got home safely and on time for curfew, but things changed, writes an anonymous contributor.

From TheJournal.ie Women can see when other women are at their most fertile by just looking at their face Face Value

Women can see when other women are at their most fertile by just looking at their face

That’s according to a study which found that more fertile women “are better at guarding their mate from potential adultery”.

From TheJournal.ie "I don’t eat, I feel sick constantly": Protest held by homeless mothers in Ballymun Dublin

"I don’t eat, I feel sick constantly": Protest held by homeless mothers in Ballymun

They said they spoke to a Dublin City Council employee at the protest.

10 important questions Irish women have for Irish men

We demand answers.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-Labour senator claims he was told to come up with 'list of women' for state boards Jobs For The Girls

Ex-Labour senator claims he was told to come up with 'list of women' for state boards

James Heffernan’s claims come in the wake of the controversy over David Begg’s appointment as chair of the Pensions Authority.

From TheJournal.ie Pope changes rule to allow women have their feet washed on Holy Thursday Easter Tradition

Pope changes rule to allow women have their feet washed on Holy Thursday

Shortly after he was elected, Francis raised conservative eyebrows by performing the rite on men and women, Catholics and Muslims.

From TheJournal.ie 'I was getting sick all day when I was pregnant. The doctor told me to have cold milk and Rice Krispies' Pregnancy

'I was getting sick all day when I was pregnant. The doctor told me to have cold milk and Rice Krispies'

Severe vomiting affects 2% of pregnant woman, but some say there is not enough awareness about it, even among the medical profession.