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From TheJournal.ie Ireland continues to fail girls and young women – and the world is watching Opinion

Ireland continues to fail girls and young women – and the world is watching

The UN asked the Irish government about the situation of girls who are victims of rape and incest, and was patently told that there is no provision for these girls unless they are suicidal.

From TheJournal.ie 6 inventions that Irish women would love to see become a reality Sponsored By Ladyball
From TheJournal.ie When a couple faces the reality of infertility, it can send them into crisis mode Opinion

When a couple faces the reality of infertility, it can send them into crisis mode

Ovulation calendars, doctors’ appointments, tests and treatments start to take over.

From TheJournal.ie It's Women's Christmas, so what's it all about? Nollaig Na Mban

It's Women's Christmas, so what's it all about?

Times have changed, but the tradition lives on.

14 enraging clothing problems every woman has had to endure

This is why we take so long to get ready.

From TheJournal.ie Women shouldn't have to sell household items or take out short-term loans to afford an abortion Opinion

Women shouldn't have to sell household items or take out short-term loans to afford an abortion

While over 90% of abortions in England are performed in the first trimester of pregnancy, fatal foetal abnormalities and pregnancies resulting from sexual violence are often the exception.

From TheJournal.ie Bill Cosby's attorney: 'My client is not guilty. This is a game of political football' Trial

Bill Cosby's attorney: 'My client is not guilty. This is a game of political football'

Monique Pressley, Bill Cosby’s attorney, said he has been “unjustly” accused of a crime.

From TheJournal.ie More bizarre situations will emerge unless we say women are not vessels Opinion

More bizarre situations will emerge unless we say women are not vessels

If you believe that mothers should come first when being treated medically, then the eighth needs to be repealed, writes Sam Elliot.

From TheJournal.ie A woman has won a seat in Saudi Arabia's historic election Breaking Barriers

A woman has won a seat in Saudi Arabia's historic election

Female candidates could not meet male voters during the campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Irish women who travelled abroad are sharing their faces to 'de-stigmatise abortion' X-ile Project

Irish women who travelled abroad are sharing their faces to 'de-stigmatise abortion'

The 11 women have done so in an effort to highlight the constitutional ban on abortion here.

From TheJournal.ie Will Enda keep his promise to women? What Women Want

Will Enda keep his promise to women?

Women for Election want the Taoiseach and other party leaders to commit to more gender balance in the next Dáil.

From TheJournal.ie "When I joined... I was one of a tiny minority" - the Commissioner wants more women gardaí on the force Garda Jobs

"When I joined... I was one of a tiny minority" - the Commissioner wants more women gardaí on the force

There are 600 new Garda positions on the way in 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael still needs more women Not There Yet

Fine Gael still needs more women

The party still has work to do in order to comply with new gender quota rules.

From TheJournal.ie 'Speaking out about imbalance can shake people up' Irish Book Awards

'Speaking out about imbalance can shake people up'

Journalist and and Irish Book Awards-nominated editor Sinead Gleeson on why speaking out can help bring change.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Why these 9 women stopped carrying out female genital mutilation on young girls Dropping The Knife This post contains images

Photos: Why these 9 women stopped carrying out female genital mutilation on young girls

Some 78% of girls and women in The Gambia undergo female circumcision – but that figure is slowly dropping.

From TheJournal.ie 'Slutwalks aren’t the lunatic fringe of feminism. They're a reminder that dressing “like a slut” is never an invitation to rape' Opinion

'Slutwalks aren’t the lunatic fringe of feminism. They're a reminder that dressing “like a slut” is never an invitation to rape'

Are you tired of that same old message being rehashed every time a woman is brutally attacked or killed? I am, writes Lorraine Courtney.

From TheJournal.ie 'The assumption is that plays written by women aren’t good enough' Opinion

'The assumption is that plays written by women aren’t good enough'

Grace Dyas says cultural bodies that get state funding should be more accountable and do a better job of reflecting the diversity of Irish life.

From TheJournal.ie Iranian women who refuse to wear veil to have cars confiscated Crackdown

Iranian women who refuse to wear veil to have cars confiscated

All women in Iran, including foreigners, are required to cover their hair and neck.

From TheJournal.ie Abbey Theatre admits its 2016 programme 'does not represent gender equality' Waking The Feminists

Abbey Theatre admits its 2016 programme 'does not represent gender equality'

The statement today follows almost a week of campaigning for equality in the Irish theatre scene.

From TheJournal.ie What are political leaders waiting for? It's time to liberalise Ireland's abortion laws Opinion

What are political leaders waiting for? It's time to liberalise Ireland's abortion laws

Abortion is a sensitive subject., but there are many reasons why the laws need to be overhauled, writes Julien Mercille.

13 hardest things about being an Irish woman

It’s not a picnic, you know.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested over nine linked sexual assaults in Clapham London

Man arrested over nine linked sexual assaults in Clapham

The suspect is described as a man with dark hair and as being of Mediterranean or Middle-Eastern appearance.

From TheJournal.ie Irish priests are ignoring the Pope and calling for female clergy in churches Going Straight To Hell

Irish priests are ignoring the Pope and calling for female clergy in churches

The 12-strong group now face the wrath of Vatican officials in Rome.

From TheJournal.ie A brave woman is calling for a fightback against harassment on Ireland's streets Sexual Harassment

A brave woman is calling for a fightback against harassment on Ireland's streets

Laura Duncliffe has spoken out after she was attacked while walking with friends.

8 reasons why your bra is the perfect place to store your stuff

The most important pocket we have.

From TheJournal.ie Revealed: How and why Fine Gael needs to find at least five women Internal Affairs

Revealed: How and why Fine Gael needs to find at least five women

With all 40 selection conventions complete, party strategists are now deciding where to add candidates in order to comply with gender quotas.

From TheJournal.ie Revealing the hidden lives of the women behind the genius of Oscar Wilde Wondrous Life

Revealing the hidden lives of the women behind the genius of Oscar Wilde

A new Irish book explores the role of women in Wilde’s life.

13 devastating bra problems every woman has experienced

Burn them. Burn them all* (*most of them).

From TheJournal.ie This video shows what world institutions would look like without any men No Boys Allowed
From TheJournal.ie We need to create a solution to abortion. Children as young as 8 need to get sex education in school Opinion

We need to create a solution to abortion. Children as young as 8 need to get sex education in school

A lot of people will consider what I’m suggesting controversial, ridiculous or pointless – but we need to create real solutions to real problems and bring the number of abortions down, writes Liadan O’Connor.

From TheJournal.ie TV station forced to pull ad promoting female employees because it's sexist France
From TheJournal.ie 12 sexist ads that companies wish we'd forget they ever made Please Your Man

12 sexist ads that companies wish we'd forget they ever made

“Most husbands, nowadays, have stopped beating their wives.”

From TheJournal.ie More women will be in the next Dáil — that would be the case even without gender quotas Opinion

More women will be in the next Dáil — that would be the case even without gender quotas

With no guarantee that more women on the ballot means more in the Dáil, maybe the entire system needs to change?

Are you a slut? Maybe this useful list can help you decide

Are you a slut? Maybe this useful list can help you decide

Do you like Hallowe’en? Or have any tattoos?

From TheJournal.ie Dalai Lama: 'My female successor needs to be attractive, otherwise they won't be much use'

Dalai Lama: 'My female successor needs to be attractive, otherwise they won't be much use'

Not what you usually hear from the Buddhist monk.

From TheJournal.ie Women only: Fianna Fáil issues a controversial order to Dublin members Internal Affairs

Women only: Fianna Fáil issues a controversial order to Dublin members

Two controversial gender directives have been issued today.

Here's what REALLY makes men and women happy, according to a ridiculous survey

Heads up: It’s not having fun. Or being with your family. Or anything like that.

From TheJournal.ie Women in politics are judged on their favourite designers, not political beliefs Opinion

Women in politics are judged on their favourite designers, not political beliefs

Since the foundation of the State in 1918, our Dáil has never been less than 84% male, writes Lorraine Courtney.