Up to a dozen women have been treated at the first dedicated clinic for sufferers of female genital mutilation (FGM) since it opened last year, according to Dr Caitríona Henchion, medical director of the the clinic. File photograph: Hugh Macknight/PA Wire.

Up to a dozen women have been treated at the first dedicated clinic for sufferers of female genital mutilation (FGM) since it opened last year.Most ha(...)

An electron micrograph of a cervical cancer cell. Each year about 300 women are newly diagnosed with cervical cancer in the Republic and more than 90 women die from the disease annually.

Women aged between 25 and 60 have been urged to go for free smear tests to prevent cervical cancer, as European Cervical Cancer Prevention Week is mar(...)

The IFPA said factors for the upsurge in demand for post-abortion counselling included more women attending with complex circumstances.

The number of women having post-abortion counselling has soared by more than 80 per cent. The Irish Family Planning Association (IFPA) revealed 663 co(...)

Many couples share a bed without being intimate. Photograph: Getty Images

Q I’m in my late 40s, deep into menopause and suffering terribly from vaginal dryness and discomfort. Sexual intercourse has been well-nigh impossi(...)

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