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A Woman's Right To Choose - Why I Support the YES Vote in Ireland

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A Woman's Right To Choose - Why I Support the YES Vote in Ireland

On May 25th 2018 Ireland voted in their Abortion Referendum - the decision was to repeal the 8th Amendment which enforced an almost blanket ban on abortion in the State. As a non-resident Irish citizen, a mother, a proud feminist, and a woman who has had an abortion I believe in every woman's right to choose. Every baby born should be wanted, loved and cherished and no woman should ever be the victim of state enforced motherhood. That is a violation of her fundamental human right to self-determination.

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3 Easy and Impactful Ways To Support Gender Equality Today

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3 Easy and Impactful Ways To Support Gender Equality Today

It's easy to feel overwhelmed in the fight for gender equality especially as the news cycle reminds us almost daily of the outrages that result from this inequality. There are ways to make a meaningful impact however and many of them don't even involve you getting up off your comfortable sofa. Check out our 3 top tips for high impact easy wins in the fight for gender equality.

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The 3 Things I Learnt from The Women's March 2018

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The 3 Things I Learnt from The Women's March 2018

So we marched in 2017 with fire in our bellies and then the 2018 anniversary Women's March came around. For some it didn't seem as important, but it was and women showed up. What were the important take aways this time around? Check out our Blog to see the Top 3 Takeaways from this year's march.

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A Girl or a Woman? - A Guide To The Surprisingly Tricky Terrain of Female Labels

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A Girl or a Woman? - A Guide To The Surprisingly Tricky Terrain of Female Labels

When is a girl no more a girl and suddenly a woman? That's a serious question because it's a sensitive point for many.  I've made the mistake, and I definitely should know better, of getting into this issue on social media threads online. I didn't expect that people would hold such intense feelings and positions on the issue, as I had used girl and woman interchangeably for years, and I'm nearly 48! How naive of me. Reading through the thread, I got it. Clearly many women would find being referred to as a "girl" diminishing. A "girl" is a child after...

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Let Her Be! Why Criticizing Women's Dress Sense Is Sexist and Must End.

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Let Her Be! Why Criticizing Women's Dress Sense Is Sexist and Must End.

I have met very few women who don't own at least one pair of impractical shoes. I am an absolute shoe-lover and own many, far too many, pairs of wildly impractical shoes. I love them. I feel great when I wear them, despite, admittedly, some discomfort as the hours pass. So when the First Lady was subjected to heavy criticism in the media recently for wearing her, very stylish, black stilettos as she emerged from the White House to board a helicopter to visit Texas, I was irritated.  Melania Trump is obviously a lady who loves to look her best at all times and...

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