The 2018 referendum, allowing the government to legislate for abortion access, came following years of grassroots activism and campaigning. But what is the status quo regarding access to abortion services in Ireland? STAND investigates.
The commercialisation of women’s sanitary products has contributed to the unhelpful notion that a period is inherently wrong in some vague, grimy sense. This completely natural experience is presented as strictly ‘women’s business’; something which must be hidden from society at all costs. It is a problem urgently requiring a solution.
With the constant expression of feminism in this day and age, it is worth considering the case of McGee v Attorney General to investigate the true intention behind the seemingly revolutionary case which supposedly forwarded women’s rights in Ireland via the Constitution.
“It’s urgent that we no longer create stories that teach children to view women and girls as second-class citizens – not when we’ve seen the level of sexism in our culture so egregiously put on display.” Learn more about #RewriteHerStory, on the International Day of the Girl.
The Direct Provision system must comes to an end as it violates several human rights. Especially, women’s right.
Countries with “highly respected” women’s economic and social rights have better health outcomes and are more likely to have “accelerated development”.
When Tarantino depicts violence against women, there might be more than an uncomfortable portrayal of women.
Strengthening women’s roles in clean energy is integral to achieving the SDGs, writes Cassie Roddy-Mullineaux
Indigenous women around the world are not only front-line victims of climate change, they are also taking the lead on climate action.
Coercive control is not a “soft” form of abuse. Our Women Editor Cassie explains how coercive control traps women in a relationship making it impossible or dangerous to leave.