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The Women’s March protests outside the US supreme court after a hearing on Wednesday in which a majority of justices signalled support for limiting abortion rights. Photograph: Leigh Vogel/Getty Images

In the wake of Wednesday’s United States supreme court hearing in which a majority of justices appeared willing to significantly curb abortion rights,(...)

Dr Catherine Day, chairwoman of the Citizens’ Assembly, says there is a feeling from the assembly  that gender equality is going backwards, not forwards. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The #MeToo and Waking the Feminists movements demonstrate how far women are from achieving gender equality, Dr Catherine Day has said. Dr Day, chairw(...)

A Waking The Feminists event  highlights the lack of gender equality in the Abbey’s programme  in 2016. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

There has been a lot of talk about Newstalk’s all-male dawn to dusk weekday schedule, which the station has been repeatedly criticised for, and rightl(...)

Women for Election co-founder and chair Michelle O’Donnell Keating at the Washington DC event. Photograph: Suzanne Lynch

Ireland’s progress in increasing female participation in politics was highlighted in Washington on Tuesday night as hundreds of women from across the(...)